12th Annual Harry Wilson Super Senior Championship – Final Results

12th Annual SCGA Harry Wilson Super Senior Championship
Florence Country Club – Florence, SC
October 16-17, 2018

Ford Wins First Super Senior Championship

Frank Ford shot a final round score of 68 for a two day total of 138 to win the 12th Annual Harry Wilson Super Senior Championship at Florence Country Club. Tim Pope of Spartanburg along with John Long of Murrells Inlet finished tied for second place each finishing with a respective tournament total of 142.  

Starting the final round one stroke behind the first round leader, Ford needed to play mistake free golf in order to catapult him to the top of the leaderboard. Putting together a final round consisting of 15 pars, 3 birdies, and zero bogey’s all but sealed the title for Ford’s first SCGA Super Senior Championship victory. Defending Champion, Rick Cobb, finished tied for 11th after a two day total of 153.

In the Legends Division, Dr. Carey Hite of Columbia was victorious after finishing with a tournament total of 138 after a final round score of 1 under par 70.

The Super Senior Championship consists of two divisions. The Championship division (Age 65-69) was split into three flights by first round scores: Wilson First Flight (69-76), Second Flight (77-80), and Third Flight (81-89). The Legends Division (Age 70 & Over) was split into three flights by first round scores: Orr First Flight (68-76), Second Flight (77-82), and Third Flight (84-94).

For full information, second round pairings and detailed scoring – Harry Wilson Super Senior Championship

The 2018 SCGA Super Senior Championship was conducted on the par 71 Florence Country Club course in Florence, SC. The course was played at 5,950 yards for the Championship Division and 5,478 yards for the Legends Division. The field consisted of 95 individuals over the age of 65 years old playing a Stroke Play format conducted over thirty six holes. The event was created to honor the 41 years of service by Anderson’s Harry Wilson to the SCGA.

The SCGA, founded in 1929, is the governing body for amateur golf in South Carolina.  As a non-profit organization, the SCGA’s purpose is to promote, preserve and serve the game of golf.  Made up of more than 270 member clubs and more than 50,000 individual members, the SCGA annually conducts 21 SCGA statewide championships, 59 one-day contests, eight USGA qualifiers, seven 40-plus tournaments and six special events.  Other Member services offered include GHIN – the USGA Handicap Computation System, Golf Genius Tournament Management Software System and support, Rules of Golf and Handicap education, USGA Course/Slope Ratings and Course measuring, Amateur Status information, the Palmetto Golfer Magazine 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.


Final Results

Championship Division  
Wilson Flight  
Pos.PlayerAffiliationR1R2TotalTo ParGift Cert.
1Frank FordCharleston7068138-4$350.00
T2Tim PopeSpartanburg6973142E$225.00
T2John LongMurrells Inlet7171142E$225.00
4Jimmy MartinColumbia72741464$150.00
5Joe RobinsonRock Hill73751486 
6Jeryl JohnsonN Myrtle Beach74761508 
T7Billy HoylenFlorence75761519 
T7Jim StevensonFt. Mill76751519 
T9John LaehnAiken747815210 
T9Jim BurgessMurrells Inlet767615210 
T11Allen McCallFlorence738015311 
T11John DennisGreenville757815311 
T11Rick CobbTaylors767715311 
14Mike CalkinsColumbia768015614 
Second Flight  
Pos.PlayerAffiliationR1R2TotalTo ParGift Cert.
1John WelkerFlorence787515311$250.00
2Sam IsgettTaylors787715513$200.00
T3Joe PadgetteNorth Charleston787815614$125.00
T3Bob Van NordenTravelers Rest797715614$125.00
5Michael HirschPawleys Island787915715 
T6Richard AldousLexington788015816 
T6Jimmy HamiltonAiken807815816 
T6Michael StertzBeaufort797915816 
9Bill SmunkKingstree788115917 
10Willie HuffGreenville778516220 
11Dave BellBluffton798516422 
12Bobby CoxDuncan788716523 
13Jim RamseyLake City798616523 
14Phil FarleyCharleston808616624 
15Brian AlchermesColumbia808716725 
Third Flight  
Pos.PlayerAffiliationR1R2TotalTo ParGift Cert.
T1Niles BrancatiGreenville817415513$225.00
T1Roger PageDuncan827315513$225.00
3Mike ForrestRock Hill817615715$150.00
4Neal McKelliganPawleys Island817715816$100.00
5Willard DorrietyFlorence817916018 
6Gary LoebsConway847716119 
7Wayne HowleDarlington828216422 
T8John BurtonTaylors828316523 
T8Mike ReuwerSimpsonville838216523 
10Darrell ThompsonGraniteville858116624 
11Bob BaconCharleston828516725 
12Tony KoechliLyman868417028 
13Gerald WerlauFlorence838817129 
14Fred HydeMount Pleasant898417331 
15Joe RossMount Pleasant868817432 
16Laurence CramBluffton889017836 
17Jim PostColumbia849618038 
WDBo LeslieSimpsonville81WDWD  
WDBruce BeckMyrtle Beach88WDWD  
Legends Division  
Orr Flight  
Pos.PlayerAffiliationR1R2TotalTo ParGift Cert.
1Carey HiteColumbia6870138-4$250.00
T2Lynn MartinTravelers Rest73721453$175.00
T2Duane BausmanAwendaw71741453$175.00
4Denny AdkinsN. Myrtle Beach75741497$100.00
5Bob RickmanFlorence74761508 
6Jared LongAiken75761519 
7Bob StringerBlythewood767615210 
T8Dennis SlezakMount Pleasant767715311 
T8Gary SchatzFort Mill757815311 
10Lee IrvingBluffton767815412 
T11Scott SchwarzMt pleasant728415614 
T11Nick AveryGoose Creek758115614 
Second Flight  
Pos.PlayerAffiliationR1R2TotalTo ParGift Cert.
1Robert CibulskyBluffton77741519$200.00
2Frank BellSheldon777615311$150.00
T3Don SheadsMurrells Inlet777715412$83.00
T3Patrick LuskeyAiken777715412$83.00
T3Joe NevinsKiawah Island787615412$83.00
T6Ron CallahanLittle Mountain787915715 
T6Al EdwardsN. Myrtle Beach807715715 
T6Jim De LeonBluffton817615715 
9Mo YorkMt Pleasant827715917 
10Paul DaviesHartsville808016018 
11Peter CottonMount Pleasant808116119 
12Bob PitzerFort Mill828016220 
T13Bob BuieColumbia798416321 
T13Barnaby HendersonCharleston828116321 
15Dean GosnellGreenville808516523 
16Mike HamlettCharleston798816725 
Third Flight  
Pos.PlayerAffiliationR1R2TotalTo ParGift Cert.
1John OrrFlorence847916321$200.00
2Vic HannonColumbia848016422$150.00
T3Michael WelshFlorence848116523$87.00
T3Bob GreenBeaufort917416523$87.00
5Thomas JacobyBluffton848216624 
T6Coty CuttinoMount Pleasant848617028 
T6Marco LardiPawleys Island858517028 
T6Louis KeerSumter878317028 
T9Jim DameronFlorence878517230 
T9John VignaleBluffton868617230 
11Richard WoodW. Columbia858817331 
12Hugh EdwardsBluffton878917634 
T13John ChesneyBeaufort879017735 
T13Don RiesBluffton869117735 
T13William TrippMurrells Inlet918617735 
16Bob GiffordColumbia948517937 
WDBob PotterNorth Charleston88WDWD  
WDPaul ManikowskiBoiling Springs94WDWD  

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