Golf

Local pros to play in U.S. Senior Open qualifier

Area golf pros Wyatt Detmer and Ted Meier will be among local players contending for four qualifying spots and two alternate positions in Monday’s U.S. Senior Open qualifier at The Standard Club in Johns Creek.


The field also expects to include Sharpsburg’s Larry Hines. A total of 111 players are expected to compete in Monday’s field.


JUNIOR GOLFERS PLAY IN ATLANTA JUNIOR EVENT AT CANONGATE 1: Canongate I in Sharpsburg played host Thursday to the Atlanta Junior Golf 2013 Summer Series with several local participants taking part in either the 18-hole open or club event or the 9-hole club or open divisions in their age brackets.


Newnan’s Seve Gaines finished tied for 12th in 15-18-year-old Open Division after firing a 94.


Gaines finished with par on holes 1, 9, 11 and 16 during his round.


Peachtree City’s Conner Coffee won the event with a 4-under 68 turning in the best score of the day among all the divisions.


Coffee’s round included an eagle 3 on the par-5, first hole. He also had five birdies during the round.


In the boys 15-18-year-old club event, Newnan’s Nate Meadows shot a 96 and finished fifth. Meadows stayed in contention with pars on the 3rd, 4th, 8th, 11th, 12th and 15th holes.


Fairmount’s Chris Densmore won the division by finishing 13-over par, 85.


In the 18-hole 13-14-year-old open, Newnan’s Carson Whitton shot a 85. His round included nine pars.


Austin Fulton won the division, shooting a 1-under par, 71.


Newnan’s Tegan Fritts finished third in the six-player 9-hole tournament after shooting a 52. The tournament was won by Duluth’s Sara Im who shot a 48.


Newnan’s Madison Edner finished fourth in the 9-hole girls event, with a 55.


In the 12-and-under 9-hole club division, Newnan’s Paul Sweeney finished tied for seventh.


In the 9-hole 13-and over Open division, Tim Faver fired a 55 to finish fifth. Sharpsburg’s Han Kim also placed fifth in the 9-hole 13-and-over club event and finished fifth.




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