U.S. Senior Challenge: Whitney, McMullen lead
SIMPSONVILLE, Kent. (June 19, 2013) -- Jerry McMullen of Indiana and Arizona's Cyrus Whitney fired identical second-round 70s and are co-leaders entering the final round of play at the 2013 U.S. Senior Challenge at The Cardinal Club.

Both players trailed first-round leader Mac McGee (66-77) after Round 1 on Tuesday. When McGee struggled, Wednesday the door was open for Whitney and McMullen.

McGee is alone in third place while Happy Rakestraw of Kentucky sits in fourth place after rounds of 73-71.

Dan Smith, who was in second place after a first-round 69, sits tied for fifth after a second-round 77.

Results: U.S. Senior Challenge
1INJerry McMullenCarmel, IN70071-70-72--213*
2AZCyrus WhitneyOro Valley, AZ50071-70-72--213
3KYHarris RakestrawSomerset, KY40073-71-70--214
4IADavid WaughDavenport, IA40071-75-70--216
5OHDan SmithFairfield, OH40069-77-72--218

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ABOUT THE U.S. Senior Challenge

The U.S. Senior Challenge is the nation's only senior amateur event conducted in a state-team format.

Originally encompassing 15 states in 1985, the U.S. Senior Challenge now consists of teams and players from 37 states. Each member state is led by a State Captain selected and approved by the Board of Directors.

The championship is played each year at Gross Stroke play and includes participants 55 years of age and over with a maximum handicap of 4.

Teams consist of 4 men including the State Captain who selects the players. The field is limited to the first 30 teams entered.

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