The first round of the 2013 City Senior Championship was held on Friday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. Walter Hope led with a first round, 3-under 69. Two shots back with opening scores of 71 were Jeb Bates and Ricky Brown. Gene Weschler was alone in fourth place with a even par round of 72.<br />
In the Championship B division, Joe Roberts fired an even-par 72 (bettering his age by 7 shots). Doug Glidden was second at 77, followed by Duane Roberts and William Hardman with scores of 81.<br />
The Gold Tee A division leader was Herb Sckerl, with a 1-over par 73. Jerry Shell was second with a 79, third and fourth were Bob Allen (81) and Don Gage (83).<br />
In the Gold Tee B division, Larry Smith was six shots ahead of his closest competitor Buddy Reeves, who opened the tournament with a 90. Billy Hicks was alone in third with a 92, followed by Jack Prather's 93.
Buoyed by top-5 efforts from senior Lee McCoy and junior Greyson Sigg, the eighth-ranked Georgia men's golf team came in
sixth on Tuesday in the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.
We’re past the halfway point in the season, so it’s no wonder that this week brings with it a handful of contests that could well decide the destiny of a region crown and/or playoff positioning this weekend.