Defending Champions Take First Round Lead at Super Senior Four-Ball

PARRIS ISLAND, SC   (May 17, 2023) – The team of Bob Edens (Columbia) & Tom Eberhard (Johns Island) stand atop the leaderboard after opening the first round of the SCGA Super Senior Four-Ball Championship with a nine under par round of 63.


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The defending champions lead by one stroke heading into the final round of the 2023 SCGA Super Senior Four-Ball Championship that is being held at The Legends at Parris Island in Parris Island, SC.


Edens and Eberhard combined for 5 birdies, eleven pars, and two eagles throughout their opening round.


One shot behind in the Championship Division are the teams of Terry Willis and Bobby Hines as well as the team of Joe Hendrick and Mike Mahoney. Both teams carded rounds of eight under par 64.  


In the Legends Division, Dennis Helms (N. Myrtle Beach) and John Long (Murrells Inlet) find themselves in a tie for first with George Ackerman (Charleston) and Mike Weiner (Kiawah Island) after both sides fired rounds of six under par 66. Those two teams will carry a three-shot lead into the final round over a host of other teams.  


The Final Round will begin on Thursday with a 9:00 AM Shotgun start.  


The 2023 SCGA Super Senior Four-Ball Championship is being played at The Legends Golf Course at Parris Island which is located on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in Parris Island, SC. The starting field consists of 50 teams split into two divisions. The Championship Division and Legends Division is flighted based on Round One scores. The Championship Division consisting of players ages of 65-69, is playing to a yardage of 5,681 yards while the Legends Division consisting of players ages 70 and over, is playing to a yardage of 5,325 yards. The format for the two days of competition is Four-Ball Stroke Play.

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