Jerome, ID - The Four-Ball Championship took place at Jerome Country Club June 8-9. The final round could not have been a better day for golf at 70 degrees and clear skies, the players were thrilled with the turn out and with the conditions of the course.
Hunter Ostrom and Doug Schlosser secured first place in the Men’s Division with a two-day total of 128 (-16). It was the third year in a row that a Hunter Ostrom led team has taken the Men’s Division Championship. Ostrom ended the weekend with a whopping 17 birdies, and only 5 bogeys. Scholsser got their championship securing round started with a birdie on the first hole. Day one leaders, Jesse Campa and Clancy Cockerham kept the competition close, but a few bogeys saw them losing by 3 strokes in the end.
The Senior Four-Ball Championship was closely contested, and it was the team of Jay Sutton and Dan Pickens who came out on top over their final pairing opponents Joe Malay and Randal Cross after making par on the first play off hole. Sutton and Pickens take home the title of Four-Ball Senior Champions for the third year in a row. Sutton had an impressive 8 birdies for the weekend. Joe Malay didn’t leave a dry eye in the crowd during his speech at the senior award ceremony. Malay explained the trials he has been through over the last several years and what it means to him to be able to play golf and to compete at this high of a level. “I love these events, and I am so thrilled to be playing with such amazing people” said Malay.
The Women’s Four-Ball Championship day one leaders Payton Fehringer and Natalie Mullins ended the weekend with 139 (-7) to take home first place by 5 strokes. Fehringer and Mullins had control of their lead throughout the event, but Abby Black and Sheryl Scott gave them a run for their money by posting a 69 (-4) on the final day.
You are able to view the event photo album HERE