Toledo’s Alan Fadel and Buffalo’s Dr. Jim
Smith followed their opening-round 67 with a
6-under-par 66 at Ironhorse CC in West Palm
“We really played well together,”
said Fadel, who was playing with
Smith as a partner for the first time
and playing in his first Society team
In the Super Seniors, Jack Vardaman and Gary Strickfaden shot
6-under 66 to overtake first-round
leaders Stan Fisher and Charlie
Price. Vardaman and Strickfaden shot
11-under-par 133, two shots better
than the Fisher-Price duo.
The tournament was cut to 54 holes after
a sudden rainstorm interrupted the second
round on Wednesday.
This was the first year the Tutwiler led off
the Society season; as a result, it was oversubscribed. The tournament is played annually to
honor one of the Society’s founding fathers. Tutwiler was a legendary amateur, who is in both
the Indiana and West Virginia Golf Halls of Fame.
While in West Virginia, he won 11 state amateur
titles and three state open championships. Tutwiler played in two Masters and was a member
of the 1965 and 1967 Walker Cup teams.
NEW MID AND SENIOR AMATEUR EVENT
Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville,
amateur event, The Timuquana Cup. The event
is an invitational that will consist of 40 top mid-amateurs together with 20 top senior amateurs. The competition will be a 54-hole stroke-play event played on Oct. 19-21 at the site of the
2002 USGA Senior Amateur Championship.
“We want to share a very special Donald
Ross course with amateur golfers from across
the country who would enjoy competing in a
small, select field of players,” said Steve Mel-nyk, a Timuquana Country Club member and
tournament chairman, who won the 1969 U.S.
Amateur at Oakmont CC.
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