Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

August 2, 2012

Personett foursome wins team championship

CROSSVILLE — Loren Personett, Paul Brannon, Matt Jeffers and Todd Bradley shot a 12-under-par 60 Tuesday to win the City of Crossville Team Championship with a two-round total of 121, one stroke better than two other teams, to win the $1,750 first-prize.

Nathan Blanchard, Jamie Elliott, Brad Campbell and Jeff Cranford tied for second place at 122 with Keith Burdette, Mitch Hufstetler, Heath Pendergrast and Bob Rice.

Personett's team shot a 61 on Monday to tie with four other teams, while the two second-place teams shared the opening lead with two other teams at 12-under-par 60 and shot 62s on Tuesday.

The two second-place teams each won $1,375, while three teams tied for fourth place, earning $500 each.

The pros receive cash, while the amateurs picked up gift certificates to the Tansi pro shop.

Greg Wyatt, Tim Richardson, Adam Forgey and Bob Cox tied for 15th place at 17-under-par 127 with three other teams, while Kelvin Burgin, Dale Wheeler, Tracy Graham and Bryan Dailey tied for 20th place at 14-under-par 130 with Jeremy Jones, Warren Huddleston, Steve Jones and Dan Kington.

Host pro Matt Phipps, Cody King, Jason Sitton and Mark Hickey tied for 24th place at 12-under-par 122.

Casey Flennikan won low professional honors with an 11-under-par 133 (66-67) to earn $1,000, as the top 14 professionals collected checks.

Burgin tied for sixth place with Kevin Snell, Personett, Audie Johnson and Jerry Williams, each winning $255.

Greg Wyatt tied for 15th at three-over-par 147, while Phipps was 24th at 15-over-par 159.

Huddleston finished fourth in the senior professional division at two-over-par 146 to earn $200 and nine strokes behind division winner Randy Helton, who finished at seven-under-par 137 (69-68) to pocket the first-place check of $500.

Dan Kington finished 15th in the senior amateur division at 153 (77-76), 15 strokes behind Bob Rice, who carded a 138 (69-69).

James Van De Griff won the regular amateur division with a 10-under-par 134 (68-66) to win a $500 gift certificate.

Graham tied for seventh place with Cranford and Tim Richardson at even-par 144. Each won $150 gift certificates to the pro shop.

Forgey tied for 10th place with four others at two-over par 146 to won a $35 gift certificate.

Other locals were Bryan Dailey (21st) at 148 (75-73), Wheeler (T-24) at 154 (73-81), Jason Sitton (T-31) at 159 (77-82) and Cody King (36th) at 164 (84-80).

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