Warren Seals Win with Playoff Birdie
Nicholasville, KY. - Hayden Warren battled hard all weekend and played the steadiest golf of anyone in the field through cold temperatures on Saturday and a strong breeze on Sunday. He led the field in pars and actually bogeyed his 36th and final hole. In the ensuing playoff, he knocked a wedge to 12 feet on the first hole and drained the putt for his first win of 2020. Carter Smith, who birdied the final two holes to force the playoff, was the runner-up. Allan Lockwood show an even par 72 on Sunday to finish alone in third place.
Sabo Continues Winning Ways
Tyler Sabo carried over the great golf from late in 2019 into the spring of 2020. He led after a 71 on Saturday and continued to grow the lead, finishing with a 35 on his final nine to secure a 6 shot victory. Sabo led the field in birdies on the weekend with 7 and used them to his advantage. Craig Long parred his final 9 holes to pass up everyone except Sabo. He finished in second place at 151. Grey Goff and Nolan Haynes tied for third place at 152 each.
Powell Repeats as Champion
Casey Powell had the low round of the day on each day by 4 shots, resulting in an 8 stroke win. Her 151 over the weekend helped Powell repeat her win from last March at Keene Run Country Club. It was her 2nd win of the year in just 3 starts. Mary Keene Marrs had a two day total of 159 to secure a 2nd place finish. Rounding out the top 3 was Zoe Luebbers.
Barke Picks Up First Win of the Year
Griffin Barke opened with an 84 on Saturday which gave him a 1 shot lead. He opened Sunday with an even par 36 on the back nine (his front) to grow the lead to 8. The 6 shot win was his first in 2020 and 2nd of the season after winning at Rock Hollow in the fall. Cole Eger posted a two day total of 169 to secure a second place finish. Third place went to Drew Edwards after he shot 187 over the weekend.