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Jeb Savage earns win in 49th Cottonwood Classic

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

The 49th annual Cottonwood Classic finished its three-day run Sunday, with 97 competitors vying for the title of the best of the bunch in the Craig men's tournament at Yampa Valley Golf CourseYampa Valley Golf Course..

Yampa Valley Golf Course.

Cottonwood regular Jeb Savage took the honor with the championship flight’s first place gross score of 226, a 76 opener and back-to-back 74’s on Saturday and Sunday.

Second and third place finishers Keith Humerickhouse and Cole Manuppella each came back from a rough first day, both shooting 82, to be the only two golfers to notch a 72 par in the following days, each mere strokes behind Savage at 227 and 228, respectively.

Mark Caldwell also had a 227 gross but finished second in the championship’s net scores adjusted for handicap at 212, between net winner Joe Elliott’s 207 and Frank Wilkinson’s 219.

First, second and third flights recorded only gross totals, won by Pat Grieve, Eric Pocius and Brandon Zimmerman at 237, 240 and 251, while the fourth flight was won by Darrell Irvin with a gross score of 267 and Michael Gush at 207.

Ellott claimed the gross score on the seniors first flight at 231, and Grieve took the net with 204. On the second senior flight, Pocius won gross at 240 and Lou Hahn net at 205.

Rounding out the senior flights was Moe Orttega the gross winner for the third flight, hitting 266 and Gush winner in net at 207.

49th annual Cottownwood Classic results

Championship FlightChampionship Flight

Championship Flight

Place — Golfer: Day 1, 2, 3, Gross/Net TotalPlace — Golfer: Day 1, 2, 3, Gross/Net Total

Place — Golfer: Day 1, 2, 3, Gross/Net Total

GrossGross

Gross

First — Jeb Savage: 76, 74, 74; 226

Second — Keith Humerickhouse: 82, 73, 72; 227

Third — Cole Manuppella: 82, 72, 74; 228

NetNet

Net

First — Joe Elliott: 73, 65, 69; 207

Second — Mark Caldwell: 71, 73, 68; 212

Third — Frank Wilkinson: 75, 73, 71; 219

First FlightFirst Flight

First Flight

Gross scores onlyGross scores only

Gross scores only

First — Pat Grieve: 83, 76, 78; 237

Second — Greg Hamilton: 80, 82, 80; 242

Third — Channing Lockaby: 82, 77, 85; 244

Fourth — Jeff Hauer: 82, 82, 81; 245

Fifth — Mike Theis: 85, 79, 83; 247

Sixth — Michael Wommach: 87, 80, 82; 249

First FlightFirst Flight

First Flight

Gross scores onlyGross scores only

Gross scores only

First — Eric Pocius: 80, 82,78; 240

Second — John Savage: 83, 83, 81; 247

Third — Lou Hahn: 82, 86, 82; 250

Fourth — James Wilkinson: 83, 84, 84; 251

Fifth — Earl Cherry: 80, 86, 86; 252

Sixth — Jim Liljedahl: 89, 78, 86; 523

Third FlightThird Flight

Third Flight

Gross scores onlyGross scores only

Gross scores only

First — Brandon Zimmerman: 83, 85, 83; 251

Second — Andrew Sperl: 83, 85, 84; 252

Third — Dennis Bennett: 82, 84, 87; 253

Fourth — Bill Stewart: 81, 89, 87; 257

Fifth — Ed Anderson: 90, 85, 89; 264

Sixth — Moe Ortega: 88, 88, 90; 266

Fourth FlightFourth Flight

Fourth Flight

GrossGross

Gross

First — Darrell Irvin: 90, 87, 90; 267

Second — Larry Seip: 89, 92, 96; 277

Third — Jeff Richards: 92, 90, 97; 279

Third — Red Wooley: 93, 96, 90; 279

NetNet

Net

First — Michael Gush: 67, 68, 72; 207

Second — David Brookshire: 69, 78, 68; 215

Third — Doug Dobbin: 70, 77, 69; 216

Seniors First FlightSeniors First Flight

Seniors First Flight

GrossGross

Gross

First — Joe Elliott: 81, 73, 77; 231

Second — Frank Wilkinson: 82, 80, 78; 240

Third — Doug Jones: 82, 80, 79; 241

NetNet

Net

First — Pat Grieve: 72, 65, 67; 204

Second — Greg Hamilton: 69, 71, 69; 209

Third — Pete Heuer: 72, 70, 72; 214

Third — Mike Theis: 74, 68, 72; 214

Seniors Second FlightSeniors Second Flight

Seniors Second Flight

GrossGross

Gross

First — Eric Pocius: 80, 82, 78; 240

Second — Earl Cherry: 80, 86, 86; 252

Third — Jim Liljedahl: 89, 78, 86; 253

NetNet

Net

First — Lou Hahn: 67, 71, 67; 205

Second — Dennis Bennett: 67, 69, 72; 208

Second — John Savage: 70, 70, 68; 208

Seniors Third FlightSeniors Third Flight

Seniors Third Flight

GrossGross

Gross

First — Moe Ortega: 88, 88, 90; 266

Second — Darrell Irvin: 90, 87, 90; 267

Third — Dan Moore: 94, 89, 94; 277

Third — Larry Seip: 89, 92, 96; 277

NetNet

Net

First — Michael Gush: 67, 68, 72; 207

Second — David Brookshire: 69, 78, 68; 215

Third — Doug Dobbin: 70, 77, 69; 216


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