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The 2017 Augusta GWAT Season is Complete!!!
The Augusta GWAT has played all of its scheduled 15 tournaments. Preparations are being made for the 2017 GWAT National Tour Championship in Hilton Head, SC the 3rd week in October. If you want to participate in this fun filled event, visit the main Golfweek Amateur Tour website for information and to register. Flight spots are filling up fast so if you want to play in this 3 day event and complete against golfers from across the United States please register for the event and pay as soon as possible.
Congradulations to the 2017 Augusta Tour Flight winners. They are as follows.
Champ Flight, Doug Weiss; A Flight, Chet Dye; B Flight, Paul Grandy; C Flight, Kenny McMillian; D Flight, Don Varble
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New Sponsor - Cushman Paint and Body
The Augusta GWAT has a new tour sponsor this year, Cushman Paint and Body, with two locations at 4134 Wheeler Road in Martinez, GA and at 3926 Wrightsboro Road in Augusta, GA. Both locations are managed by Augusta GWAT Tour veteran Marlow Warthon. Thanks for sponsoring us Marlow!!!
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Ballard, Turner, Kurtz, and Sappenfield Win at Monticello!!!
The 15th and last tournament of the 2017 Augusta GWAT season took place at Monticello Golf Club in McCormick, SC on Saturday, September 16th. The course was in great condition and a good time was had by all. Here are the results.
Champ Flight: Tour newcomer Matt Ballard shot strong 72 for 1st place. His round included 4 birdies. 2nd place went to newly promoted Ben Barrs who shot 81 (1 birdie),
A Flight: In the A Flight 1st year player and new promoted, long hitting Ted Turner shot 81 (3 birdies) for 1st place. Tour veteran Ernie Timmerman took 2nd place with 87.
B Flight: In the B Flight Al "Papa" Kurtz got his 2nd straight win in an on course playoff with Dominio Strom, Paul Grandy, Don Pennington, and Lamar Dixon. All players shot 83 in regulation play. Jack Dixon ended up with 2nd place and Dominio Strom got 3rd place.
C Flight: In the hotly contested C Flight Burt Sappenfield came away with his 1st win of the season with a strong 87. Ted Turner, Jr got 2nd place with 88 (1 birdie) and Robert Omar got 3rd with 90.
D Flight: Tour veteran Davie Schmidt shot a fine 91 (1 birdie) and got 1st place. David Bammer won 2nd place with 104 and Jimmy Rivers got 3rd place with 106.
Winners at Monticello Golf Club
Matt Ballard, 1st Place, Champ Flight
Ted Turner, 1st Place, A Flight
Al Kurtz, 1st Place, B Flight
Burt Sappenfield , 1st Place, C Flight