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Former Troy State golfer Don Reese won the Dixie PGA Senior Golf Championship by two strokes.
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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.

Reese’s 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. Parrish’s 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 Center’s 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.


Age 50-57
Don Reese 65-70—135
Bob Boyle 67-70—137
Danny Weeks 65-73—138
Mike Parrish 70-69—139
Jack Seltzer 70-72—142
Billy Eastep 72-72—144
Barry Holt 74-72—146
Stephen Bobe 73-76—149
Marshall Phillips 76-73—149
Chris Rigdon 73-77—150
B.G. Campbell 75-78—153
Bobby Hall 77-80—157
Mike Barrett 80-77—157
Gene Diamond 83-80—163

Age 58-64
Carl Pedersen 76 67—143
Buddy Whitten 71-76—147
Richard Crawford 74-73—147
Steve Lyles 73-76—149
Charlie Krenkel 73-76—149

Age 65 and over
Chip Enlow 75-76—151
Nick Gettys 75-77—152
Phil Hill 77-79—156
Charles Daniels 79-80—159
Al Marchbanks 79-82—161

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