Oro Valley Senior Amateur: John Bearrie finishes two shots clear of the field to win
The Views Golf Club
John Bearrie, hailing from Morana, Ariz., clinched victory at the Oro Valley Senior Amateur at The Views Golf Club in Oro Valley, Ariz., shooting an impressive 1-under 143 with rounds of 73 and 70.
The 2012 Texas Player of the Year maintained a two-stroke lead over the competition to secure the trophy. Harry Ferguson of Tucson, Ariz., finished in solo second place and posted a 1-over with rounds of 70 and 75 in the tournament.
Bearrie entered the final round in third place, trailing Ferguson by three strokes. Ferguson had carded a tournament-low of 70 to secure the lead in the opening round. In the final round, Bearrie posted a score of 70, including four birdies, three of which were on his final nine.
In contrast, Ferguson faced challenges on the front nine, but a strong back-nine performance included consecutive birdies on Holes 15 and 16, providing a glimmer of hope. However, Bearrie had already established control over the field.View results for Oro Valley Senior
Scott Smith from Tucson, Ariz., finished third at 3-over 147.
In the Blue Tees section, Kevin Seiben of Tucson, Ariz., secured victory with a total score of 6-over 150. Meanwhile, Brad Starr from Oro Valley and Kevin Sullivan from Ponte Vedra, Fla., finished as joint runners-up, both posting scores of 10-over.
ABOUT THE Oro Valley Senior
36-holes of individual stroke play for seniors aged 50
and over. Gross and Net
competitions within flights. DIVISIONS: Championship
(Gross Only), White/Gold Tee (Gross & Net), and Gold
Tee (Gross & Net). In addition, there is an overall gross
winner in each Division for players that are 60 years an
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