Nov 19, 2023

2024 Longbow Golf Club Tournament Results


Tournament Champions

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Phoenix Amateur Golf
Division 1 Champion

Sean Koivisto

Phoenix Amateur Golf
Division 2 Champion

Bill McKiegan

Division 3 Champion

Johnny Gastelum

Phoenix Amateur Golf
Division 4 Champion

James Sutherlin

Division 5 Champion

Anthony Cano

    Event Recap: APT Phoenix Golf Season Opener at Longbow Golf Club, November 19, 2023 

    The APT Phoenix Golf Season Opener held on November 19, 2023 at the scenic Longbow Golf Club was a perfect start to an incredible schedule. The event saw golfers from various locations around Arizona and from out of state converging in Mesa, Arizona, for a day of competitive golf and camaraderie. 

    Division 1: The highlight of the tournament may have been the intense battle in Division 1, where Sean Koivisto of Phoenix, AZ emerged as the Champion after a gripping 1-hole playoff, finishing at +2. Tony Garcia of Buckeye, AZ showcased tremendous skill and determination, tying with Koivisto in regulation before securing the 2nd Place in the playoff. 

    Division 2: In Division 2, Bill McKiegan of North Haven, CT claimed the Champion title with a solid +4. The competition for the runner-up spot was fierce, with Paul Kular of Chandler, AZ and Jason Dunkle of Parker, CO both finishing at +5 to share 2nd Place. 

    Division 3: Johnny Gastelum from Tucson, AZ led Division 3, clinching the Championship with a score of +4. Donna Brown of Chandler, AZ displayed remarkable consistency and skill to secure 2nd Place with a score of +7. 

    Division 4: Division 4 saw James Sutherlin of Tucson, AZ taking the top spot with a score of +10, demonstrating great control and strategy. Robert (El Machino) Mancha from Apache Junction, AZ followed with a score of +15, earning a well-deserved 2nd Place. 

    Division 5: Anthony Cano of Phoenix, AZ triumphed in Division 5, winning the Championship with a score of +20. Asher Besharieh of Tempe, AZ put up a commendable performance to clinch 2nd Place with a score of +23. 

    Senior Double Dip Winners: 

    Division 2: Bill McKiegan (North Haven, CT) 

    Division 3: Donna Brown (Chandler, AZ) 

    Division 4: James Sutherlin (Tucson, AZ) 

    Division 5: Robert Harman (Surprise, AZ) 

    Longbow Golf Club provided a picturesque yet challenging backdrop for the tournament, with its immaculate fairways and strategic hazards testing the skills of every golfer. 

    For a detailed view of the scores and standings from the APT Phoenix Golf Season Opener, please visit the Tournament Leaderboard at 

    Congratulations to all the participants and winners for an outstanding display of golf and sportsmanship at the APT Phoenix Season Opener!