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Former Troy State golfer Don Reese won the Dixie PGA Senior Golf Championship by two strokes.
Reese wins Dixie Senior title
From Staff Reports
Former Troy State all-American Don Reese fired a two-day total of 135 to walk away with the 2007 Dixie PGA Senior Golf Championship at the Point Mallard Golf Course in Decatur on Tuesday.
Reeses two-shot victory over Bob Boyle earned him $850 and a spot in Senior PGA Professional National Championship in Port St. Lucie, Fla., in October.
A former PGA and Champions Tour card member, Reese fired a 70 Tuesday to finish the tournament at 9-under par. Boyle had a closing round 70 and won $650 and a spot in the national tournament.
Also qualifying for the national championship were Mike Parrish and Jack Seltzer. Parrishs 69 was the lowest second-day round in the field. He is the former golf professional at Burningtree Country Club and Decatur Country Club. Parrish, who lives in Guntersville, pocketed $450. Madison Golf Centers Billy Eastep had rounds of 72-72 to finish sixth in the 50-57 division. He won $250.
Reese, who lives in Freeport, Fla., won the 50-57 age division at Point Mallard. Carl Pedersen received $700 as the 58-64 winner.
Chip Enlow earned $450 for winning the 65 and over age division.
Point Mallard professional and former touring pro Charlie Krenkel shot rounds of 73-76 to finish in a tie for fourth in the 58-64 age division.
His shot-making earned him $250.
DIXIE PGA SENIOR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP TOP FINISHERS
Age 65 and over
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