Upstate Amateur Golf

Hopper and Newton win Texas Two-Man at Pickens

The team of Matthew Hooper and Bryan Newton won a playoff to claim the Pickens Texas Two-Man tournament title.

The Pickens Texas Two-Man tournament needed an extra hole before a winner could be determined.

Three teams tied for the lead after the first round.

Ron Clontz & Josh O’Neal, Turtle Hiott & Mike Teasely along with Corey Taylor and Patrick Langdon all opened the tournament posting scores of 63.

In the second round the team of Matthew Hopper and Bryan Newton posted the best score of the tournament carding a 60 for the final 18 holes. The 12 under par round tied the team with the three first round leaders forcing a playoff.

It took only one hole for Hopper and Newton to make a birdie and win the tournament. The other three teams used a scorecard playoff to determine 2nd, 3rd and 4th place.

Flight winners included, First Flight – Todd Reid & Brad Hawkins, Second Flight – Mike Hartin & David League, Third Flight, Gross – Pam Prescott and Nancy Holcombe, Third Flight, Net – Donnie Harkins and Lauren Harkins.

First Flight

Second Flight

Third Flight

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