Todd Hendley of Columbus, N.C., captured the 15th North Carolina Super Senior Championship from Mooresville Golf Club with an overall finish of 7-under-par.
Coming into the final round, Hendley was tied with Doug Owens of Albemarle, N.C., for the lead after both had strong opening rounds of 4-under-par, 68. Hendley carried the momentum into the final round with another strong card, a 3-under 69 to win the tournament by one stroke.
After two early bogeys, Hendley reeled off five birdies the rest of the way to hang on over Randall Sullins of Claremont, N.C., who finished at 6-under after matching 69-69 rounds.
Sullins made things very interesting, going 3-under on his final nine holes, including an eagle on the 15th. Coming in third place, with five birdies on his final day, was James Pearson of Charlotte, N.C., with a solid 69-70 in two days.
In the 70+ Division, Dee Blankenhorn of Raleigh, N.C., ran away with the title with an incredible performance and five-stroke lead. Blankenhorn finished 6-under after stellar 68-70 rounds. His round today included four birdies and an eagle on hole number two.
Robert Desjardins of Matthews, N.C., had two fine rounds to find himself in second place at 1-under after 74-69 rounds. Desjardins had an impressive four birdies on his final days’ card.
Rounding out the top three was a tie between John Bunn and Evan Long, both of Raleigh, N.C. Bunn fired a strong 69 after an opening 75, while Long shot rounds of 73-71 and even-par overall.View results for North Carolina Super Senior
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Open to any male golfer 65 and older, a resident of
North Carolina, a member of a CGA member club,
and an index that does not exceed 9.9.
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