Bulletin Staff Report

Tom Haleís advantage stood at six strokes after two rounds of the 54-hole Brownwood County Club Menís Club Championship, which concludes at 8 p.m. today.

Hale, who posted an opening round 67 Friday, answered with a 70 Saturday. His 137 score leads a threesome at 143 ó Walan Kite, Bob Bitters and Scott McDaniel.

Kite carded a 68, the low score of Saturdayís round, after recording a 75 Friday. Bitters followed his opening 71 with a 72, while McDaniel turned in a 73 after opening with a 70.

David Shoemaker and Chris Hall enter the final round tied for fifth place, seven shots back with 36-hole totals of 144.

In opening day action of flight play at the Brownwood Country Club Menís Club Championship, Ray West carded a 70 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Johnny Tedford in the first flight.

The second flight featured a three-way tie atop the leaderboard as Jerry Griffin, Pat Drew and Joe Martin finished with 82s. Earl Harris stood one shot back following an opening round of 83.

In Brownwood County Club Womenís Club Championship first-round action Saturday, Sherry OíNeal grabbed a comfortable eight-shot edge with a round of 86.

Marilyn Kerr and Kit Timmins followed with a 94 and a 96, respectively, while Sharon Kite turned in a 100 and Gail Crumley fired a 116.

Listed below are the results of all three tournaments heading into todayís final rounds:

The 2007

Brownwood Country Club Championships

Menís Club Championship

Place Golfer Score

1. Tom Hale 67-70=137

t2. Walan Kite 75-68=143

t2. Bob Bitters 71-72=143

t2. Scott McDaniel 70-73=143

t5. Chris Hall 72-72=144

t5. David Shoemaker 69-75=144

7. Leo Underwood 72-75=146

8. Mike Watson 74-73=147

9. Greg Denison 75-73=148

10. Andy Gill 74-75=149

t11. Phil Fenton 75-76=151

t11. Jay Timmins 75-76=151

13. C. Norman Tinkler 77-75=152

14. Michael Healer 76-79=155

t15. Phil Godfrey 75-82=157

t15. Kevin Meador 84-73=157

17. Frank Allgood 79-79=158

t18. Richard Davis 78-81=159

t18. Jim Gafken 80-79=159

t20. Treldon Cutbirth 80-82=162

t20. Mike Hall 82-80=162

22. Steve Fryar 84-79=163

23. Richard Windham 80-84=164

24. Audrey Mitchell 85-88=173

25. Tommy Beard 90-87=177

Menís Flighted Club Championship

FLIGHT 1

Place Golfer Score

1. Ray West 70

2. Johnny Tedford 72

3. Bryce Harris 73

t4. Clyde Noonkester 78

t4. Max Yates 78

6. Bryan Raschke 79

t7. Leroy Polnick 80

t7. Charles Pattillo 80

t7. Brian Huntsinger 80

t7. Bobby Seale 80

t7. Barry Rose 80

FLIGHT 2

Place Golfer Score

t1. Jerry Griffin 82

t1. Pat Drew 82

t1. Joe Martin 82

4. Earl Harris 83

5. Jack Early 84

6. Mike Crumley 86

7. Michael Lancaster 90

8. Charlie Quick 92

9. Lance Hill 93

Womenís Club Championship

Place Golfer Score

1. Sherry OíNeal 86

2. Marilyn Kerr 94

3. Kit Timmins 96

4. Sharon Kite 100

5. Gail Crumley 116