Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

July 31, 2012

Ideal weather made for ideal golfing results at team championship

CROSSVILLE — Ideal weather conditions greeted 25 teams Monday for the annual City of Crossville Team Championship at the Lake Tansi Golf Course to produce ideal scores.

Four teams took 12-under-par 60s into Tuesday's final round — Keith Burdette, Mitch Huffstetter, Heath Pendergrast and Bob Rice; Casey Flenniken, Mike Poe, Rick Mays and Michael Alread; Jerry Williams, Keith Newport, Chris Smith and Tom White; and Nathan Blanchard, Jamie Elliott, Brad Campbell and Jeff Cranford.

Five other teams came in at 11-under-par 61 and three others at 10-under-62.

Greg Wyatt, Tim Richardson, Adam Forgey and Bob Cox came posted nine-under-par 63 to tied 13th place with four other teams, while Kelvin Burgin, Dale Wheeler, Tracy Graham and Bryan Dailey, and Jeremy Jones, Warren Huddleston, Steve Jones and Dan Kington tied for 18th place at eight under par 64 with two other foursomes.

Matt Phipps, Cody King, Jason Sitton and Mark Hickey were in 25th place at six-under-par 66.

Huddleston shot a one-under-par 71 to tie for second place with Richard Spraker in the senior professional division, two strokes behind Randy Helton (69).

Kington was tied for 16th place in the senior amateur division with two others at five-over-par 77, while Steve Jones was in the 22nd place with a 12-over-par 84.

Burgin was tied for fifth place with four others at even-par 72 in the regular professional division, six strokes behind Flennkin (66), three strokes behind Audie Johnson (69) and Jerry Williams (69). Reise Kelly was fourth at 71.

Wyatt was tied for 15th with four others at three-over-par 75, while Phipps and Jeremy Jones were tied for 23rd with Kevin Snell at six-over-par 78.

Tim Richardson and James Van De Griff led the amateur division at four-under-par 68, one stroke ahead of Matt Jeffers (69). Four others were at two-under-par 70 and three others were at even par 72.

Wheeler, Graham and Forgey were tied for 11th at  one-over-par 73 with five others, while Bryan Dailey was tied for 21st at three-over-par 75 with two others.

King was 40th at 12-over-par 84.

(Editor's note: The final round was under way at press time Tuesday, as the 25 teams teed off from both No. 1 and No. 10.)

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