Carder takes Low Round honors for West Virginia Golf Association Senior Series event at The Pines

Press release from the West Virginia Golf Association:

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Richard Carder of Fort Ashby earned the Little General Stores Low Round of the Day at the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) Senior Series event Wednesday at The Pines Country Club one the strength of five birdies, leading to a three under par 68.

“Today was my lowest round ever and I had a lot of fun,” Carder said. “I stayed out of trouble all day and even my bad shots turned out good!”

“We want to thank Little General Stores and Chuck Workman, Appalachian Sport, for the continued support of the Senior Series and the 80 and over division, respectively,” said WVGA Tournament Manager Chance Hindbaugh.

“Thanks to the WVGA for coming and sharing the day with us at The Pines,” said The Pines’ Head Golf Professional Russell Reid. It’s always good to host an event for the Golf Association.”

The West Virginia Senior Series, which is presented by Little General Stores and conducted by the WVGA, is for players age 50 and up. Categories are: Senior, 50-59; Silver, 60-69; Gold, 70-79; and 80+.

Division winners were:

  • Senior Gross: Michael Koreski of Parkersburg;
  • Senior Net: David Briggs of Carmichaels, Pa.;
  • Silver Gross: John Duty of Hurricane;
  • Silver Net: Bartley Mayhorn of White Hall;
  • Gold Gross: Richard Carder of Fort Ashby;
  • Gold Net: David Snyder of South Charleston; and
  • 80+ Gross and Net: Bob White of Hurricane. Click here for the event leaderboard: Senior Series at The Pines Country Club.

The Senior Series is back in action Monday, August 29, at Edgewood Country Club. For more information please visit wvga.org.

About the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): Founded in 1913, the West Virginia Golf Association is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in West Virginia. We encourage people of all ages, especially our senior men and women, to pursue and benefit from the opportunities for competition, camaraderie and health offered by the sport of golf. We introduce elementary school children to golf and safety, core values and healthy habits through the First Tee of West Virginia and develop young players through our Callaway Junior Rookie League and Callaway Junior Tour events for boys and girls under 18. We host one-day events and tournaments throughout the season for men, women, juniors and seniors. Our membership consists of 85 Member Clubs and over 11,000 individual golfers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition, we serve as a central source of information for our Member Clubs and generally represent the United States Golf Association (USGA) through administering the USGA Handicap System and Course/Slope Rating System, conducting qualifying rounds and overseeing amateur status matters. It is also our privilege to protect and share the rich history of golf in West Virginia through the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.

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