Powell wins title
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 22, 2002
Riley Powell won the 2002 Andalusia Country Club Men's Club Championship over the weekend.
Riley started the tournament with a round of 72 in the championship flight. He followed up his first round with an even better score on the second day of the tournament when he shot a 70. His two-round total of 142 was good enough to win the club championship.
Ralph Mathews finished in second six strokes back with a two-round total of 148. Winfild Brady finished in third with a 149.
Claude Chambers won the first flight of the club championship with a two-round total of 150.
Emory Amerson won the second flight with two rounds of 77 for a score of 144.
Daniel Wells shot a 149 to win the third flight of the club championship. He was the only golfer in the third flight to record two rounds in the 70s.
Robert Hart had a second round 79 to clinch first-place honors in the fourth flight ending the club championship with a two-round total of 162.
John Twitty won the fifth flight with rounds of 87 and 89 for a two-round total of 176.
Daniel Wells was crowned the overall net champion with a 127. Claude Chambers was the overall net runner-up with a 136.
Closest to the pin winners were Bert Pierce, Tom Partridge, Alan Ward and Don Henby.
Long drive winners were Riley Powell, Daniel Wells and John Twitty.
Nick Chapman won the longest putt contest.
The senior championship winners in the 50- to 60-year-old division were Don Henby (gross) and Robert Hart (net).
The senior championship winners in the 61-year-old and older division were Jurell Davis (gross) and Frank Moore (net).