The 2018 Sun Country Senior Amateur Championship was held at The Taos Country Club Aug. 25-26. It was a well attended event with players from all over New Mexico and West Texas.The 36-hole event is a …
The 2018 Sun Country Senior Amateur Championship was held at The Taos Country Club Aug. 25-26. It was a well attended event with players from all over New Mexico and West Texas.
The 36-hole event is a stroke play competition (gross or net depending on flight) open to all Sun Country Amateur Golf Association (SCAGA) members in good standing age 50 and older. All players must have an active handicap at a SCAGA club. Registration for this annual event is held at different venues every year throughout the SCAGA coverage area opens in February.
Here are the results from this year's competition:
Women's Flight I (Gross)
1st place: Susan Daniels (+13)
2nd place: Deb Gorenz (+27)
2nd place: Renae Perrine (+27) tie
Women's flight II (Gross)
1st place: Cecelia Trujillo (+35)
1st place: Becky Luco (+35) tie
3rd place: Gloria Montoya (+42)
Men's Senior Net Flight I
1st place: Jerry Alderete (-2)
2nd place: Johnnie Infante (+6)
2nd place: Jeff Gray (+6) tie
Mens Net Flight II
1st place: Michael Howe (-2)
2nd place: Louis Jiminez (+1)
3rd place: Gary Shoemaker (+6)
Men's Senior Championship
1st place: Anton Salome (-4)
2nd place: Scott Roser (-2)
3rd place: Scott BeLonge (+4)
4th place: Richard Alarid (+7)
Master Senior Net
1st place: Steve Natelson (+3)
2nd place: Thomas Stetina (+6)
3rd place: Tom Simms (+11)
4th place: Bruce Talcott (+13) and Frank Rendon (+13) tie
Super Senior Net
1st place: Vince Depinto (-4)
2nd place: Frank Lingle (-1)
3rd place: Danny Ortiz (E)
Notes: Deb Gorenz hit a hole-in-one on number 11.
Upcoming events at Taos Country Club include the Taos Amateur slated for Sept. 8-9 and the Rotary Club Chile Challenge Sept. 22. Both tournaments have slots available for interested golfers. For more information or to join one or both competitions, call TCC at (575) 758-7300.
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