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Eskelin leads Peninsula Amateur

Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2006

 

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  Bob Sizemore tees off the second hole Saturday morning at the start of the Peninsula Amateur Golf Tournament at Birch Ridge. Photo by M. Scott Moon

Defending champion Josh Lansing tees off the second hole Saturday morning at the start of the Peninsula Amateur Golf Tournament at Birch Ridge.

Photo by M. Scott Moon

Todd Eskelin carded a 7-over-par 77 in the first round of the 33rd annual Peninsula Amateur Golf Championship at Birch Ridge to take the lead in the tournament, while Lisa Parker turned in a round of 86 to take the women’s lead.

The Peninsula Amateur, the longest running individual golf tournament on the Kenai Peninsula, is a two-day event. Golfers had to complete their first round on either Friday or Saturday with a co-player in the tournament. The final round is today.

Eskelin enters the final round with a four-shot lead on Bob Sizemore and Justin Herman and a five-shot lead on Josh Lansing. Lansing is the defending champion at the event.

Parker holds a three-shot lead over Paula Crowley and a five-shot lead over Kathy Herring.

 

Bob Sizemore tees off the second hole Saturday morning at the start of the Peninsula Amateur Golf Tournament at Birch Ridge.

Photo by M. Scott Moon

In the first flight, Darell Jelsma had an 82 to take an eight-stroke lead over George Stein and Mick Reeve. In the second flight, Gary Dawkins had a 98 to take a five-stroke lead over Dave Stein.

Peninsula Amateur

at Birch Ridge

(Friday, Saturday) Sunday

Championship flight

Player Gross Net

Todd Eskelin 77 72

Bob Sizemore 81 76

Justin Herman 81 71

Josh Lansing 82 78

Steve Dexheimer 86 76

Taylor Jackson 88 79

Beau Forrest 94 84

Caleb Sizemore 101 91

First flight

Player Gross Net

Darrell Jelsma 82 67

George Stein 90 76

Mick Reeve 90 71

Dave Keating 93 75

Joe Roderick 97 84

Stew Bogart 98 87

John Roderick 101 84

Second flight

Player Gross Net

Gary Dawkins 98 69

Dave Stein 103 79

Phil Turkington 103 78

John Lansing 125 97

Ladies

Player Gross Net

Lisa Parker 86 62

Paula Crowley 89 76

Kathy Herring 91 64

Jana Query 95 75

Carolyn Turkington 110 82

Sharon Keating 117 87

Dahlgren has top round at Senior Open

John Dahlgren fired a 10-over-par 82 on Saturday to take the lead after the first day of the two-day Butch Anderson Senior Open at the Kenai Golf Course.

Billy Applewhite was a stroke off of the lead after an 83, while Gordon Griffin and Ken Liedes had rounds of 84 and Jesse Wade had a round of 85.

The tournament continues today at Kenai Golf Course.

Butch Anderson Senior Open

at Kenai Golf Course

Saturday, Sunday

Player Gross Net

John Dahlgren 82 72

Billy Applewhite 83 76

Gordon Griffin 84 75

Ken Liedes 84 77

Jesse Wade 85 74

Doug Jung 86 79

Doug Haralson 87 75

Eddie Sibolboro 88 76

Craig Jung 89 78

Bill Burtram 91 79

Dana Bassel 90 77

Eldon Harvey 94 89

Jim Bradford 96 87

Keith Stuart 96 77

Buzz Rome 98 80

Max Pate 99 76

Andy Anderson 101 74

Jim Legner 104 88

Sid Cox 105 84

Cliff Baker 108 87

Alvin Glidden 108 79

Paul Zimmerman 110 95



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