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Winterstone Golf Club host the Golf Channel Amateur Tour

Winterstone Golf Course in Independence, Mo. hosted the Golf Channel Amateur Tour on Sunday July 13. Winterstone is an 18-hole Championship Course that ranges from 4,976 yards at the front tees to 6,752 yards at the back tees. Covered with hills the raised tee boxes add to the courses difficulty.

The Winterstone Golf Club is known as the Thunder Down Under.
The Winterstone Golf Club is known as the Thunder Down Under.
Photo by Steve Wilson

In the Palmer Flight Wayne Seely of Lee’s Summit, Mo. finished in first place shooting a three over par 75. Second place resulted in a tie between Wildwood, Mo. resident Angel Jimenez-Gutierrez, and Brian Taylor of Kansas City, Kan., both posting scores of nine over par.

Mark Stacer of Overland Park, Kan. shot an 11 over par 83 to finish in first place in the Hogan Flight. John Hodge of Whiteman AFB, Mo., and Christopher Brueggeman of Carlisle, Ia. posted 12 over par 84’s to finish in a tie for second. In the Senior Hogan Flight Tim Leonberger of Shiloh, Ill. finished at 12 over par 84 for first place. Second place went to Tim Wilcoxon from Lenexa, Kan. one-shot back at 13 over par and Lee’s Summit, Mo. resident Bob Hunter finished at 23 over par for third place.

The Sarazen Flight resulted in Wallace Stine of Lee’s Summit, Mo. finishing in first place with a seven over par 79. At 12 over par, Michael Roane of Leawood, Kan. finished in second and Paul Heiman of Shawnee, Kan. finished in third one shot back of Roane. The Senior Sarazen Flight brought Richard Scott of Overland Park, Kan. to first place with a 10 over par round of 82. Garry Mayhugh of Shawnee, Kan. and Ron Vail of Littleton, Colo. fought to a tie at 16 over par for second place.

Gardner, Kan. resident Edward York shot a 17 over par 89 to finish in first place of the Senior Jones Flight. Ron Elliott of Olathe, Kan. posted a 21 over par 93 for second place and David Miller finished at 23 over par for third.

Only two contestants teed it up for the Snead Flight with Greenwood, Mo. resident Tim Bray finishing in first place at 21 over par. Bonner Springs, Kan. resident Eric Thomas finished at 24 over par for second place.

The Golf Channel Amateur Tour next visits Prairie Highland Golf Club in Olathe, Kan. on September 27.