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Shover wins Vermont Senior by three shots
Gary Shover (VGA photo)
Gary Shover (VGA photo)

WILLISTON, Vt. (Sept. 12, 2018) – Gary Shover did the hard work in the first round of the Vermont Senior Amateur. But on Wednesday at Williston Golf Course, Shover managed to hang on to win his second title in the event. Shover also won in 2015.

Shover’s first round included four birdies, but also a double bogey and a bogey. He finished with 1-under 71, which stood as the only under-par round from any competitor during the tournament. There were too many big numbers on Shover’s card in the second round, however, and he fell to 3-over 75. At 4-over 146, Shover won by three shots.

Greg Wells was second at 7-over 149 after rounds of 74-75. Kim Perry and Robert Stevens tied for third another shot back.

Mike Rollyson won the Super Senior division at 9-over 151. John Sanborn was the Legends winner at 27-over 169.

ABOUT THE Vermont Senior Amateur

Residents of Vermont must be a member of a club of the VGA. Non-residents must be members of a VGA member club for the past three years, has an active GHIN handicap issued by a Vermont Golf Association member club and has posted a minimum of 10 rounds of golf in the last 12 months outside of the major championships at any VGA member club.

The Senior Championship is a two-day, 36-hole event at stroke play. The field to be cut to the low 40 and ties after the first day. The Super Senior Champion will be the low gross score for the two day total of the Senior Championship. The Low Ten Super Seniors automatically qualify for the final round regardless of where they stand in the whole tournament.

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