Hallgrimson/McClintock win AGC Two Man Links
BANDON, Oregon (May 4, 2011) -- Starting the final round with a three stroke lead, Erik Hallgrimson opened with a birdie bomb of 40 feet to set the tone for he and partner Wayne McClintock's best-ball round of 2-under 70 at the Two Man Links Championship.

Hallgrimson, who in 2005 second in the event and nearly caught the leaders with three straight birdies to close, knew that anything could happen over the challenging windswept Bandon Dunes layout, the original course at the resort.

After a nice save on the par-3 12th and a birdie at No. 13, a key to closing the round was, believe it or not, saving bogey on No. 15 which may have been the hardest par-3 in America today. The pin was tucked front right, a huge pot bunker guarded it 30 feet below on the right, and the wind made a 186 yard shot play about 230.

Steady pars on 16 and 17 were punctuated by a Hallgrimson birdie on No. 18, which while not required for the seven stroke win was just icing on the cake.

Father and son team of Scott and Josh Hanosh of Northern California (Paradise and Citrus Heights) took second place in their first appearance in this event, closing out with a solid 74 in the Bandon Dunes winds.

In the Senior Division, the largest runaway in the event's history was recorded by Jeff Newton and Chuck Parsons, who posted 4-under 281 best-ball gross for a 16-stroke victory over brothers Stephen and Gary Friend. The first two rounds were where Parsons (of Ohio) and Newton (of Pleasanton, Calif.) really took off, firing rounds of 67 and 68 at Pacific Dunes and Bandon Trails - the latter in cold, windy, misty conditions that sent most team's scores into the mid 70's.

Tim Burke, of Glendora, Calif., who won the Net Division with partner Norm Boucher in 2009, came back with a new partner this year (Robert Miller of San Dimas, Calif.), and got the same result.

While the Burke and Miller team never completely disappeared from their fellow competitors, (taking a four stroke lead into the final round) they certainly didn't let anyone in the door closing things out.

"My partner [Bob Miller] made five natural birdies on the first day and about 300-feet of putts," said Burke. "As much as I love Norm, Bob has become my new best friend."

Special thanks to everyone at the Bandon Dunes Resort for making this event a success and to Tournament Director Jake Wiese, PGA, and Monica Shahade, LPGA for doing such a superb job running the tournament.

Next year's dates are already on the books for May 5-9, 2012.

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AmateurGolf.com is pleased to report that the Father & Son division continues to grow, with 50% of the field in typically comprised of Father & Son teams! We award gross and net prizes in this division, with teams also eligible for the overall gross or net championship.

(4) nights lodging at Bandon Dunes Resort (see options below)
(4) tournament rounds (1) at each at four of the resort's five courses
(1) gala tournament dinner (golf attire fine)
$10,000 in prizes and awards (based on 80 players)
Tournament awards for division winners
Welcome gifts for all players


Thursday, April 17, 2025
Arrival day, golf at player's expense today for those that arrive early enough or complimentary use of the impressive practice facility.
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Friday, April 18, 2025
Tournament Round 1
Pacific Dunes
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Saturday, April 19, 2025

Tournament Round 2
Sheep Ranch
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Sunday, April 20, 2025
Tournament Round 3
Bandon Trails
- evening: 7:00pm - Dinner at Bandon Dunes- Macdonald Hall (above McKee's Pub)
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Monday, April 21, 2025
Final Round
Bandon Dunes
- morning tee times tbd based on number of players -- please check out of your room prior to play unless arrangements have been made to stay over
- Tournament Awards immediately following play at Bandon Dunes.


Prizes will be awarded by division based on the number of players in that division as follows:

Father & Son Team (Low Gross and Low Net)
Open Team (Low Gross and Low Net)

SENIORS: A trophy and bonus will be awarded to the lowest gross score among teams where both players are age 50 and over)

For net scoring, play will be at 80% of course handicap, with a maximum allowance of 18 for each player, and using the low handicap index for the past year from the USGA GHIN System. A maximum combined team handicap of 36.0 is suggested.

Play will be from the Green Tees, except that those aged 70+ may elect to play from the Gold Tees.

**LODGING OPTIONS (All prices are per player.)**

(rooming with your partner) includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of prizes plus welcome gifts for all players

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