In dominant fashion by closing out the 2022 SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship with a final round score of 66, the team of Eddie Hargett (Blythewood) and Brad Krapfel (Columbia) completed the wire-to-wire victory with a tournament total of 15 under par 129.
Hargett and Krapfel would begin the day with a three-shot lead but would ultimately close out the title with a six-shot victory, as the next closest teams would finish at nine under par for the tournament. Finishing in a two-way tie for second place were the team of Yancey Johnson (Simpsonville) and Doug Ramey (Greer) along with the team of James Massalon (Chapin) and James Fralix (St. George). Greg Wilkerson (Columbia) and Mims Liner (Irmo) would finish in solo fourth with a two-day total of eight under par 136.
In the First Flight, Rich Houghton (Elgin) and Danny Stubbs (Columbia) claimed top honors with a tournament total of four under par 140. Tommy Mooney (Charleston) and Gordon Williams (N. Charleston) were victorious in the second flight with a tournament total of one under par 143. The Third Flight was won by Mike Bright (Isle of Palms) and Steve Grimshaw (Isle of Palms) after a final round score of 69 and tournament total of 145.
The field was split into four flights for Sunday’s final round based on first round scores.
For more information about the SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship including pairings, results, and detailed scoring - 49th SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship
The 2022 SCGA Senior Better Ball Championship was played at the par 72 – 6,369 yard Santee Cooper Country Club. The field consisted of 53 two-man teams playing Best Ball format conducted over thirty-six holes. The Senior Better Ball Championship is in its 49th year of existence.
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