Collierville, TN – The Classic at Spring Creek Ranch got off to a soggy start on Monday. Heavy rains caused the first round to begin with a shotgun start for the 95 golfers. In the Senior Division, Bill Breen, PGA of Harpeth Valley Golf Center took the trophy home while former Lipscomb University standout Ryan Terry (a) took the Regular Division.
Bill Breen started the opening round on number 10 with a bogey-free round. He got off to a steady start with six pars before birdieing 16. Breen would continue the steady play, highlighted by back-to-back birdies at 5 and 6 to cap off a spectacular 3-under 69. On day two, Breen was resilient by carding bounce back birdies after each of his bogeys on holes 2 and 12. He would make six birdies on his way to a 4-under 68 to win by two over Mark Houser, PGA.
The Senior Amateur Division was won by Dan Barton of Germantown who finished with a two-day total of 143 which was -1 under par. Finishing in second place in the Senior Amateur division was Steve Mann from Franklin. Mr. Mann finished at 147 which is thee over par.
Ryan Terry started Day 1 on hole number 2 and recorded a bogey-free round. He would take advantage of the Par 5’s on the front nine by birdieing both. He made another birdie on 10 before stringing together 3 birdies on 16, 17, 18. He would par number 1 to card a 6-under 66. Terry would start his second day with pars until his birdie at number 6. Back to back bogeys on 8 and 9 would turn him at 1-over. Two early birdies on the back and a final hole birdie would give him a 2-under 70, two shots clear of the field.
In the Regular Professional Division, we had a tie atop the leaderboard with Ryan Botts and Casey Flenniken, PGA who both finished at 140 which was -4 under par. Right behind these two on the leaderboard was Johan Kok, PGA and Ty Medling who finished at -2 under par and T-3.
A skins competition presented by TrueTemper was also held during the competition. Ryan Botts, Kevin Snell, Audie Johnson, and Mark Houser each won a skin during round one. In round two, Buddy Harston won two skins, while Mark Houser, Bobby Cochran, and Johan Kok each won one.
We would like to thank all of the participants who helped make The Classic possible. Spring Creek Ranch were gracious hosts and we appreciate all that they did to make the tournament a success.