Oregon Institute of Technology golfer wins club title for second consecutive year

PHOTO COURTESY OF ZACH LAMPERT - Mayson Tibbs, left, stands with Zach Lampert, the Meadow Lakes Golf Club head professional, after winning the Meadow Lakes Men's League Club Championships this past weekend. Tibbs, who golfs at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, won the tournament for the second consecutive year. For the second consecutive year, Mayson Tibbs has won the Meadow Lakes Men's Club Championship.

The two-day tournament, which was held Saturday and Sunday, had 28 competitors.

Tibbs, who just completed his freshman year at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, where he is a member of the golf team, was in control throughout the tournament, rolling to an 18-stroke victory in the 36-hole tournament.

The collegiate golfer shot a three under par 69 in Saturday's opening round to take a nine-stroke lead heading into Sunday's final round.

After the first day of competition, Levi Bishop, Mike Close and Ted Kennedy were in a three-way tie for second with rounds of 78.

Tibbs was even better on Sunday, firing a six under par 66 to finish the tournament with a two-day total of 135.

Jim Montgomery, who was tied for ninth after Saturday's round with a score of 82, fired a one under par 71 on day two to finish second with a score of 153. Montgomery also won the super-senior gross division of the tournament.

Close finished third overall and won the senior gross division with a 156 total, while Tom Liljeholm was next in with rounds of 80-77 — 157.

Overall low net champion for the tournament was Bart Rison with rounds of 64-67 — 131. Rison also won the senior net championship, while Al Anderson won the super-senior net title with rounds of 75-73 — 148.

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