Ezelle and Todd Jr. Victorious at Lefty-Righty Championship
SANTEE, SC (June 25, 2023) – Starting the day tied for the lead, the team of Danny Ezelle (Taylors) and Walt Todd Jr. (Greenville) recorded a final round score of eight under par 64 to capture the 47th SCGA Lefty-Righty Championship.
The tandem carded eight birdies throughout the final round to capture the Lefty-Righty title, finishing the tournament at fifteen under par. Jay McDougall (Daniel Island) and Neal Webb (Mt. Pleasant) finished alone in second place after a final round of 64 and tournament total of twelve under par 132.
In Lefthanders competition, Danny Ezelle backed up his opening round of 67 with a final round of four under par 68 to capture his first Lefthanders Championship with a tournament total of nine under par 135. Jay McDougall (Daniel Island) finished alone in second place at one under par 143.
In Senior Lefty-Righty competition, Duff Wagner (Taylors) and Ron Clontz (Greer) took home the Lefty-Righty title after a final round 65 and two-day total of 133. First round leaders Rich Weston (Pawleys Island) and Steve Horton (Moncks Corner) finished alone in second place after a final round 69 and tournament total of 134.
In Senior Lefthanders competition, Rich Weston completed the win after a final round score of 73 and two-day total of one over par 143. With this victory, Weston has now won 7 Lefthanders Championships.
About the South Carolina Golf Association (SCGA)
A non-profit organization founded in 1929, the SCGA’s purpose is to promote, preserve and serve the game of golf. The SCGA annually conducts Statewide championships, one-day contests, a series of 40-plus events and the overseeing of USGA qualifiers in our State. Other member services offered include use of GHIN services / Handicap Index computation, Golf Genius - a Tournament Software System, Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping education, Course Ratings/Slope Ratings and Course measuring, Amateur Status information, the Palmetto Golfer Magazine, the MySCGA App, the official podcast of the SCGA - Off the Hosel and the SC Golf Hall of Fame. The SCGA also houses the offices of the SC Junior Golf Foundation and SC Junior Golf Association in a combined effort to support junior golf and grow the game’s initiatives.
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