NJ Senior Open: Levinson takes low am honors
MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (May 15, 2013) -- Bill Britton of Trump National-Colts Neck fired a 3-under-par 69, the lowest score of the event, for a 72-69-141 total, and annexed his third consecutive and fourth overall NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open Championship on Tuesday, May 14, at the par-72, 6,742-yard Navesink Country Club in Middletown.
Cnris Dacihsen of North Jersey, 56, the first-round leader, finished second at 70-76-146. Dan Levinson of Bayonne, 55, was the low amateur after shooting 79-71-150, tying him for third place with Mike Lanzetta of Mansfield Golf Center (75-75-150) and Baker Maddera of Rock Spring (73-77-150).
Britton has won the championship in 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and is the biggest winner in the 25-year history of the event. No other player has won the event more than twice.
Britton, 57, started the day two shots behind first day leader Dachisen, who had shot a 2-under-par 70 on Monday.
Britton quickly forged ahead when Dachisen went 5-over for the first four holes. Britton was 1-under for the first nine holes, with two birdies and a bogey. He played flawlessly on the back nine with two birdies to go 3-under-par for the day and the tournament. His bogey on the front nine was his only bogey over the final 29 holes.
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36 hole stroke play event open to both professional
and amateur golfers. After the first round the field
be cut to the low 40 players and ties.
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