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Extra hole necessary to decide ‘Pop’ champ

Extra hole necessary to decide ‘Pop’ champ

Thirty-six holes were not enough to deterimine a champion in Poplar Meadows Country Club’s annual three-man scramble over the weekend. It took one extra hole.
Greg King, Charlie Long and Bobby Cochran birdied the extra hole to claim the championship flight title over Jeremy West, Josh Alford and John Sisinni, who had a par on the playoff hole. The winning team shot 56-56—112 (32-under par) for the title, while the runnerup team finished 58-54—112.
Finishing in third was the team of Andrew Blair, Chris Akin and Garrett Adams (59-58—117), followed by Mason Storey, Chase Mayfield and Kyle Ross (59-58—117).
The first flight champions — Trent Johnson, Todd Johnson and Don Preston — improved on their first-day score of 61 with a 56 to finish at 117 (27-under par).
They were followed by Chris Burton, David Wirgo and Tyler Hughs (62-59—121); Ty Tanner, John Tanner and Rodger Tanner (62-61—123); and Ray Swift, Keith Gilliam and Greg Coleman (61-62—123).
It took a scorecard playoff to determine first place in the second flight as the top two teams shot 64-61—125. Topping the flight was the team of Rob Coffey, Nathan Moore and Chris Smith, followed by the team of Phillip Uzzle, Javen West and Dail Vowell.
Finishing in third was the team of Kyle Alexander, Cody Kail and Alan Knapp, who shot 66-61—127. They were followed by Chuck Doss, John Miles and Mike Calfee, who shot 64-63—127.
The third flight champions were also determined in a scorecard playoff as the top teams shot 69-62—131. Jim Barksdale, Jerry Gibson and Joe Gammo claimed top honors, followed by Jeff Chappell, Keith Chappell and Tim Ferrell.
The team of Shane Young, Tim Moran and Bip Cardosi finished in third (70-65—135), followed by Patrick Walker, Zach Butler and Jacob Cunningham (69-66—135).

Published in The Messenger 7.25.12

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