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Humphrey's 73 on Sunday added to title chase drama at Meadow Lakes Golf Course

LON AUSTIN - Jake Shinkle's steady two days of play captured the overall title in the Meadow Lakes Golf Course Men's Club Championship, held Aug. 1-2. Shinkle carded a 77-76-153. Ted Kennedy finished second. Jerry Humphreys shot a sizzling 73 on Sunday to get into contention, but had to settle for a third-place tie.

Jake Shinkle overcame a two-shot deficit after day one of the Meadow Lakes Golf Course Men's Club championship tournament to take a one-shot victory in the annual event, which was held Aug. 1 and 2.

Shinkle shot a five-over-par 77 on the opening day of the tournament, then fired a 76 on day-two to edge second place Ted Kennedy. Kennedy and Jeff Brown were tied for the lead after day-one of the event, but were unable to hold on.

Kennedy, who won the senior gross championship finished with a final score of 154. Brown tied for third place with Jerry Humphreys with two-day totals of 156. Humphreys, who shot an 83 on the opening day of the tournament fired the best round of the tourney Sunday with a one-over-par round of 73.

Patrick Andrade and Mike Close tied for fifth place with two-day totals of 157.

Jim Montgomery, who finished eighth overall, used steady golf to win the super-senior title with rounds of 80-80 – 160.

J.W. Miller was overall net champion with rounds of 73-69 – 142. Miller was also the senior net champion, while Lanny Bales won the super-senior net championship with scores of 65-80 – 145.

Following Miller in the net results were Josh Christian, 72-71 – 143 and Steve Spangler, 72-72 – 144.

Bales, Bart Rison, Andrade, Tom Story and Shinkle all tied for fourth-place in the net championship.

Thirty-one individuals competed in the tournament, which started early in the morning both days in an effort to beat the heat.

Meadow Lakes Men's Club Championship

Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2

Overall Gross

1. Jake Shinkle, 77-76 – 153. 2. Ted Kennedy, 75-79 – 154. 3. Jerry Humphreys, 83-73 – 156. 3. Jeff Brown, 75-81 – 156. 5. Patrick Andrade, 79-78 – 157. 5. Mike Close, 77-80 – 157. 7. Joe Litzinger, 79-79 –158. 8. Jim Montgomery, 80-80 – 160. 9. Dave Barnhouse, 82-82 – 164. 10. Bart Rison, 80-85 – 165. 10. Ron Berg, 81-84 – 165. 12. Jim Sloan, 87-80 – 167. 12. Josh Christian, 64-63 – 167. 14. Al Anderson, 82-86 – 168. 15. J.W. Miller, 88-84 – 172.

Overall Net

1. J.W. Miller, 73-69 – 142. 2. Josh Christian, 72-71 – 143. 3. Steve Spangler, 72-72 –144. 4. Tom Story, 72-73 – 145. 4. Lanny Bales, 65-80 – 145. 4. Patrick Andrade, 73-72 – 145. 4. Jake Shinkle, 73-72 – 145. 9. Joe Litzinger, 73-73 – 146. 10. Jim Sloan, 77-70 –147. 11. Al Anderson, 71-77 – 146. 11. Dave Barnhouse, 74-74 – 146. 11. Ted Kennedy, 72-76 – 146. 11. Jeff Brown, 71-77 – 148. 15. Jerry Humphreys, 80-70 – 150.

Championship flight (3-8 handicap)

Gross

1. Ted Kennedy – 154. 2. Jerry Humphreys – 156. 2. Jeff Brown – 156.

Net

1. Patrick Andrade – 145. 2., Al Anderson – 146.

B flight (10-13 handicap)

Gross

1. Bart Rison – 165. 2. Gerry Youel – 185.

Net

1. Josh Christian – 143. 2. Al Anderson – 148.

C flight (15-28 handicap)

Gross

1. Tom Story – 175. 2. Gery Youel – 185.

Net

1. Steve Spangler – 144. 2. Lanny Bales – 145.

KP's

Saturday

#4 – Ty Humphreys

#6 – Mike Close

#13 – Ron Berg

#17 – Ted Kennedy

Sunday

#4 – Josh Christian

#8 – Tom Story

#13 – Alan Jones

#17 – Jim Sloan

Saturday Skins

Gross

Mike Close, 3 on #3

Jeff Brown, 3 on #6

Mike Close, 3 on #7

Lanny Bales, 2 on #8

John Cleveland, 3 on #11

Ted Kennedy, 4 on #12

Jeff Brown, 3 on #18

Net

Mike Close, 2 on #3

Mike Close, 2 on #7

Lanny Bales, 1 on #8

Lanny Bales, 2 on #17

Sunday Honey Pot

Gross

1.Jerry Humphreys, 73. 2. Jake Shinkle, 76. 3. Patrick Andrade, 78. 4. Joe Litzinger, 79.

Net

1. J.W. Miller, 69. 2. Jim Sloan, 70. 3. Josh Christian, 71. 4. Steve Spangler, 72. 5. Tom Story, 73. 6. Dave Barnhouse, 74.


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