TUCSON, Ariz (Feb. 19, 2012)--Amateurgolf.com member Cyrus Whitney and partner, retired Air Force colonel Tom Sweigart, shot a 127 to take the the Roy Tatum Best Ball by one stroke over Adam Walicki and Trey Martin and the team of Greg Cesarek and Pat Geare, who shot 128.
Whitney is no stranger to the winner's circle at the Roy Tatum. In 2010 when he partnered with Matt Bergstrom, an Arizona Mid-Amateur champion, the pair won the event in a three-way playoff.
Whitney and Swiegert will continue their pursuit of titles as they plan on playing in several four-ball events together this year and will defend at the Gallery Invitational and the AGA Northern Four-Ball.
A field of about 70 teams competed in the popular 36-hole best-ball tournament at the Randolph and Dell Urich Golf Courses in Tucson. The tournament is named after the former University of Arizona golf coach Roy Tatum.
Partial results follow:
Championship Flight Results
Cyrus Whitney and Tom Sweigart 127
Adam Walicki and Trey Martin 128
Greg Cesarek and Pat Geare 128
1st Flight Results
Rick Bojalad and Fritz Naumetz 132
Jeff Rudi and Jarrod Thayer 133
John Ferenchak and Ken Kavanaugh 133
2nd Flight Results
Armen Dirtadian and Rick Rarick 136
Curtis Maynard and Mike Guetz 139
David Adler Jr. and Rian Norris 140
3rd Flight Results
Ty Welsh and Gary Maupin 137
Tom Mazer and Bill Burk 141
Tim Clayton and Ron Lopez 144
Net Flight Results
Bob Grier and Cliff Gray 122
Aari Ruben and TJ Powell 125
David Robb and Curt Hansen 125
ABOUT THE Tatum Best-Ball
36-hole four-ball stroke play tournament. Field
limited to the first 80 teams to
register. Each player must have a valid USGA
handicap. Flighted by combined
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