River Falls Plantation Golf Tournament Results
The Upstate SC Chapter of the Amateur Players Tour held its Sixth tournament of the season at River Falls Plantation. 51 players took on the Gary Player design of fast greens, hidden shots and knowing where to place your shots.
In Division 1, we had 7 players compete for the Championship. Conner Henderson (Greenville, SC) used two birdies to propel to the win. Conner finished the round with a solid 77. Second place was claimed by John Schiemer (Asheville, NC) with a 79.
In Division 2, AJ Lee (Gaffney, SC) was able to hold off Jim Wiginton (Greer, SC) in a battle that saw a few holes determine the outcome. AJ finished with an 82, which had no birdies. Jim finished with an 88.
In Division 3 we had 16 players battle in a quest to become a Champion. Tommy Boyter (Greer, SC) shot his lowest round with a 77 to claim the championship. Ronnie Strange (Spartanburg, SC) fired an impressive 81 with no birdies to claim second place. There was a three way tie for third place between Shannon Leonhardt (Simpsonville, SC), Dean Barron (Midland, NC) and Garrett Johnson (Simpsonville, SC) with 83’s.
In Division 4, Jimmy Sullivan (Greenville, SC) shot an impressive 83 to claim a one-shot victory. Finishing second was Scott Bryant (Pickens, SC) with a solid 84. Steve Daniels (Huntersville, NC) shot 88 to claim third place.
In Division 5 Kyle Trammel (Flat Rock, NC) was able to hold off Eric Packer (Mooresboro, NC) in a playoff. Both players finished with 90’s and each had dramatic endings on hole 18 to finish the round and force a playoff. Finishing in third place was Marlon Niemand (Greenville, SC) with a 92.
Senior Net Championship
The Senior Net competition is a new competition for those players 50 years of age or older. Congratulations to Jimmy Sullivan (Greenville, SC) for a 3 under round of 69 and his first-place win. Finishing in second place was Scott Bryant (Pickens, SC) with a 1 under 71. Steve Daniels (Huntersville, NC) fired a 2 over 74 to finish in third place.