We-Ko-Pa Golf Club
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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (January 8, 2017) -- It was a runaway from the word go. Now back-to-back Scottsdale Open Two Man Best-Ball champions Andrew LeBorgne and James Holmes opened up a six-stroke lead on day one and never looked back going onto win by 23 shots.
In the "Count 'em All" final round at Grayhawk Raptor LeBorgne and Holmes combined for a 147 total that only extended what had been a 15-stroke lead to begin the day.
Ellis Sampson and Randall Stanford were second while Steve Dillenbeck and Scott Winke were third.
In the Net Division Matthew Bannister and Gregg Sharp claimed the title by three-strokes and in the Senior Net Division it was Bryan Kiefer and Steve Short taking the crown by six shots.
Grayhawk Raptor was the final course in the three course rota. The first two days of play featured Best-Ball competition with We-Ko-Pa Golf Club hosting round one and the TPC Stadium Course hosting day two.
ROUND TWO RECAP
Well it certainly doesn't appear that defending Scottsdale Open Two Man Best-Ball champions Andrew LeBorgne and James Holmes are feeling any pressure to repeat. At the end of the first round the duo led by six shots and after a second 7-under 64 at the famed TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course the pairing has opened up a commanding 15-stroke advantage.
LeBorgne and Holmes are 7-under as they head into the final round at Grayhawk Golf Club. Ellis Sampson and Randall Stafford are a distant second at 8-over-par.
The Open Net Division is being paced by Matthew Bannister and Gregg Sharp while Bryan Kiefer and Steve Short lead the Senior Net Division.
2017 marks the sixth playing of the Scottsdale Open Two Man Best-Ball and the field features players from 18 states and two Canadian provinces.
ROUND ONE RECAP
Reigning champions Andrew LeBorgne and James Holmes are leading the Scottsdale Open Two Man Best-Ball after the first round of competition. The duo combined for a 72 at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club and they opened up a six-stroke lead.
With play moving to the TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course it will be up to the second place team of Ellis Sampson and Randall Stafford to try and track them down. Sampson and Stafford started their week with a 78. The final round will be contested on Sunday at Grayhawk Golf Club.
In the Open Net Division Kris and Nick Skogen are ahead by three shots while in the Senior Net Division Dr. Les Cunningham and Cliff Thomas; Brent Lapsley and Robert Whitaker pave the way.
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