Topic: Brad Vankirk
Clarksville, TN – Despite not getting their first birdie until the fifth hole, Sunday, June 22nd at Swan Lake Golf Course, the duo of Tyler Guy and Hunter Richardson went wire-to-wire to claim the tournament championship in the 2014 Bud Light Two-Man Scramble.
Guy and Richardson, who will be collegiate teammates at the University of Tennessee at Martin this coming fall, held a three shot lead heading into the final 18 holes, but saw that lead dwindle over the first nine holes of play.
Clarksville, TN – Placing first or second in four of the five events, local golfer Josh Black had the best performance at the Bud Light Two Man Scramble Skills Challenge, held at The River Club on June 21st.
With the best golfers in the Clarksville area participating, Black won the big break challenge – individually – and teamed with Brian Balthrop to win the putting challenge. Black and Balthrop also teamed up to take second place in both the sand save challenge and the chipping challenge.
Clarksville, TN – Tyler Guy and Hunter Richardson will be applying their golf skills with the University of Tennessee at Martin this coming fall, but showed a little early teamwork June 21st at Swan Lake Gold Course, as the pair combined to shot an opening-round 57 (14 under) to lead the Bud Light Two-Man Scramble by three shots.
Guy — who will be a junior — and Richardson, an incoming freshman for the Skyhawks this fall, were the only team to post a round in the 50’s, with the teams of Brian Balthrop and Josh Black, Johnathan Sewell and Sam Gentry, Greg Guinn and Todd Greene, and Rob Clouser and Steven Huff all coming in with opening rounds of 60.
Written by Marlon Scott
Clarksville, TN – “The curse is gone.” Those were Brad VanKirk’s words after he won the 2013 Mann, Smith & Cummings Insurance Senior Tournament of Champions at Swan Lake golf course on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
“It’s my first individual victory at Swan Lake golf course. It has been a curse,“ VanKirk said. “I’ve won the Senior’s Commander General the last two years, but I’ve never been able to close the deal at Swan Lake.”
Clarksville, TN – A two-round total of 26-under par 116 wasn’t good enough to win in regulation, Sunday, June 23rd at Swan Lake Golf Course in the Bud Light/Clarksville Golf Association Two-Man Scramble, as the team of Clev Guinn and Tyler Guy needed a short birdie putt on the first playoff hole to defeat the duo of Tyler Phillips and Steven Williams to take the title.
Guinn and Guy (57-59—116) opened the playoff hole with a great drive, just short of the greenside bunker, with Guy following that with a great chip to leave Guinn a short kick-in putt for birdie.
Tyler Phillips/Steven Williams hold one-shot lead after opening round of the Bud Light/CGA Two-Man Scramble at Swan Lake Golf Course
Clarksville, TN – Firing an opening round 15-under par 56, on June 22nd at Swan Lake Golf Course, the team of Tyler Phillips and Steven Williams hold a one-shot lead at the midway point of the Bud Light/Clarksville Golf Association Two-Man Scramble.
The round was one of four overall, and three in the open division, to finish below 60 through the first 18 holes of play.
Jeff Chandler wins Commanding General’s Golf Tournament in playoff with Drew Miller at Fort Campbell’s Cole Park Golf Course
Fort Campbell, KY – Jeff Chandler pared the first playoff hole, at Cole Park Golf Course on June 9th, to hold off Drew Miller to win the Open Division of the Commanding General’s Golf Tournament, while Brad VanKirk repeated as Senior Division champion.
Chandler, who led Miller by a shot after June 8th opening round, got out to a hot start in his final round – going four-under through the first five holes and led by as many as seven shots on the front nine.
Jeff Chandler, Greg Guinn lead after first round of Commanding General’s Golf Tournament at Fort Campbell’s Cole Park Golf Course
Fort Campbell, KY – Familiar names are atop the leaderboard after the June 8th first round of the Commanding General’s Golf Tournament, at Cole Park Golf Course, with Jeff Chandler leading the Open Division and Greg Guinn setting the pace in the Senior Division.
The tournament concludes June 9th with the final 18 holes, starting with the first tee times beginning at 7:00am.
Chandler fired a six-under 66 to lead a group of eight golfers that carded under-par rounds on the opening day – with Drew Miller just a shot back with a five-under 67, which included a bogie on the final hole of the day.
Clarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay and Clarksville High School standout Brian Balthrop fired a 68 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into Sunday’s final round of the Wendy’s Invitational Golf Tournament at the Swan Lake Golf Course.
Balthrop, who finished a single stroke short of forcing a three-way playoff with Greg Guinn and Jeff Chandler at the 2011 Wendy’s, appeared in control for much of the afternoon Saturday, taking advantage of Swan Lake’s new Bermuda greens.
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