Blanton, Greer tied for Sr. Am lead

Published 10:13 pm Saturday, June 27, 2009

Dr. Don Blanton of Selma and Mike Greer of Birmingham enter today’s final round of the 12th State Senior Amateur Championship sharing 4-under 138s after 36 holes.

Blanton, who competed in the 57-64 age division, was the first-round leader on his home course at Selma Country Club with a 6-under 65 on Friday. But Saturday’s 73 pushed him to 2-over for the day.

Greer shot a first-round 3-under 68, then added another stroke at 70 Saturday for the 138 total.

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Greer finished tied for fifth place in the Selma CC Men’s Invitational and he tied for seventh at last year’s State Senior Amateur.

Other players at even-par or better include Steve Hudson of Birmingham at 2-under 140, and Bob Cox of Guin and Tom Davis of Hoover, each with 1-under 141s.

All three players are in the 50-56 age division.

At even-par in the 57-64 age group is David Fry of Montgomery.

The field was cut to about 60 with ties after Saturday’s second round.

The complete results are:

12th State Senior Amateur Championship

Selma Country Club

50-56 Age Division

Mike Greer, Birmingham 68-70—138

Steve Hudson, Birmingham 72-68—140

Bob Cox, Guin 68-73—141

Tom Davis, Hoover 68-73—141

David Head, Sterrett 76-67—143

Earle Bidez, Birmingham 71-73—144

David Hancock, Greenville 75-71—146

Billy Wood, Birmingham 74-73—147

Mark Mcqueen, Deatsville 73-74—147

Ralph Mathews, Andalusia 74-74—148

Robert Pewitt, Birmingham 72-76—148

Bob Poellnitz, Tuscaloosa 71-78—149

Emile Vaughan, Pike Road 75-74—149

Mark Miller, Birmingham 73-77—150

Bill Moquin, Madison 76-75—151

Bob Dumas, Auburn 77-75—152

Earl Thornton, Deatsville 75-77—152

John Stewart, Birmingham 74-78—152

Robert Seaborn, Montrose 76-76—152

Tab Hudson, Jasper 75-77—152

Buzz Coons, Birmingham 73-80—153

George Walker, Mobile 75-78—153

Mints McGowin, Greenville 77-76—153

David Hitt, Tuscaloosa 73-81—154

Donnie Cooper, Huntsville 79-75—154

Frankie Odom, Saint Stephens 78-76—154

Richard Jeffers, Mobile 78-76—154

Roger Lucas, Birmingham 78-76—154

Allen Ritter, Hoover 77-78—155

Dusty Ellison, Monroeville 76-79—155

Jim Ryan, Brewton 78-77—155

Rick Stukes, Jasper 77-78—155

Wendell Underwood, Auburn 78-77—155

Alan McAdams, Jasper 79-77—156

Hollis Gieger, Birmingham 78-78—156

failed to make cut

Cal Stanford, Florence 77-80—157

Sam Calloway, Tuscaloosa 80-77—157

Tom Ryan, Greenville 78-79—157

Dee McLelland, Montgomery 83-75—158

Frank Sharker, Deatsville 81-77—158

John Stivender, Birmingham 81-77—158

Johnny Hayes, Pelham 77-81—158

Mike McFarland, Birmingham 81-77—158

Randy Schwartzenburg, Tusclsa 77-81—158

Stanley Burns, Selma 80-78—158

Bill Pockstaller, Centreville 80-79—159

Julian Thomas, Birmingham 78-81—159

Steve Scott, Dothan 80-79—159

Bill White, Birmingham 82-78—160

Daniel Wagner, Evergrenn 83-77—160

Hal Thurmond, Tuscaloosa 78-82—160

Rodolfo Gil, Huntsville 80-80—160

Bill Griffin, Dora 79-82—161

Bo Harris, Cordova 81-81—162

Charles Wright, Auburn 84-78—162

Jimmy Goostree, Tuscaloosa 78-84—162

Patrick Lamar, Huntsville 82-81—163

Ray Cantrell, Fort Payne 84-80—164

Steve Kontos, Birmingham 83-81—164

Rick Houston, Huntsville 81-85—166

Steve Norman, Greenville 81-85—166

David Beard, Huntsville 83-84—167

John Causey, Greensboro 85-82—167

Michael Martin, Auburn 82-85—167

Keith Drake, Vinemont 85-84—169

Lester Mitchell, Demopolis 81-88—169

Pat Coleman, Tuscaloosa 86-83—169

John Johnson, Duncanville 83-87—170

Fred Lemberg, Huntsville 89-82—171

Wm. Clingempeel, Hampton Cove 84-87—171

Al Fiore, Huntsville 90-82—172

Ron Rainey, Madison 86-86—172

David Striplin, Tuscaloosa 83-91—174

Jackie Handley, Decatur 85-90—175

Marshall Lemmond, Florence 91-88—179

Parker Cheatham, Tyler 92-88—180

57-64 Age Division

Don Blanton, Selma 65-73—138

David Fry, Montgomery 71-71—142

Mike Fosdick, Theodore 73-73—146

Frank Dial, Auburn 74-74—148

Herschel Headley, Prattville 76-72—148

David Stanfield, Lanett 74-75—149

Frank Vines, Birmingham 76-73—149

Sam Farlow, Birmingham 73-76—149

William Jones, Jemison 76-73—149

Rene’ Williams, Dora 76-74—150

Tom Page, Fort Payne 77-74—151

Michael Ivie, Winfield 76-76—152

Ronnie Leet, Selma 74-78—152

Beanny Thornton, Prattville 80-73—153

John Allgood, Killen 76-77—153

John Gibbs, Oneonta 82-71—153

Robert Straub, Courtland 78-75—153

Bill Abell, Calera 82-72—154

Bill Berkmeier, Birmingham 77-77—154

Joe Terry, Birmingham 82-72—154

David Sibley, Birmingham 78-77—155

Edward Patridge, Birmingham 78-77—155

Sidney Wheeles, Tuscumbia 77-78—155

Bruce Umstaedter, Madison 78-78—156

Scrappy Edgemon, Gulf Shores 76-80—156

failed to make cut

Cecil Rainey, Greenville 78-79—157

Wayne Gardner, Mobile 79-78—157

Frank Toland, Ashland 80-78—158

Mike Norman, Greenville 83-75—158

Paul Crowell, Athens 82-76—158

Rick Clay, Birmingham 80-78—158

Bobby Locklear, Albertville 84-75—159

Jimmy Crutchfield, Dothan 81-78—159

Jim Tanner, Montgomery 80-80—160

Tom Worley, Vestavia Hills 80-80—160

David Pearce, Marion Junction 79-82—161

Joe Terrell, Brewton 83-78—161

Roscoe Johnson, Hampton Cove 82-79—161

Tommy Guy, Letohatchee 80-83—163

Dom Istorico, Birmingham 86-78—164

Jerry Taylor, Huntsville 78-86—164

Earle Drennen, Tuscaloosa 83-82—165

Frank Hickman, Greenville 81-84—165

Michael Hall, Troy 81-84—165

Ralph Clement, Fort Payne 82-85—167

Gary Hodge, Madison 86-83—169

Bill Shanahan, Pelham 79-91—170

Kent Taylor, Selma 88-82—170

Mike McCollum, Decatur 86-84—170

Jack Adams, Birmingham 91-80—171

Cecil Yancey, Altoona 94-88—182

Bubba Major, Birmingham 83-WD—WD

65+ Age Division

Bob Moody, Birmingham 71-75—146

Carl Nelson, Pelham 75-78—153

Bud Lemmond, Florence 78-77—155

Max Mathews, Andalusia 74-82—156

Don Lambert, Foley 81-79—160

Phillip Henry Pitts, Selma 82-79—161

failed to make cut

Mack Daffin, Prattville 89-75—164

Wayne Dees, Livingston 83-85—168

James McMurray, Huntsville 90-86—176