Bulletin Staff Report

Tom Hale came back to the pack Sunday, but was able to fend off Scott McDaniel for a two-stroke victory in the final round of the 2007 Brownwood Country Club Menís Club Championship.

Hale, who started the final 18 holes with a six-shot advantage, carded a 72 Sunday, his highest round in the 54-hole event, to finish at 209. McDaniel made a hard charge by posting a 68, Sundayís low round of the day, but he finished with a 211 composite score.

Bob Bitters came in third with a 216 total as he fired a 73 Sunday. David Shoemaker also shot a closing 73 and ended up fourth with a 217 score. Chris Hall rounded out the top five with a 220 total and a final round 76.

Flighted menís championship action concluded with Ray West and Jerry Griffin each earning four-stroke victories in their 36-hole events.

In the first flight, West posted a 76 Sunday after his opening 70 to finish at 146, four shots ahead of runner-up Johnny Tedford, who carded rounds of 72 and 78.

Griffin was one of three golfers in the second flight to enter the final round tied for the lead, but his Sunday round of 76 marked a six-shot improvement and left him with a winning total of 158 strokes.

Pat Drew and Joe Martin, who shared the first-round lead with Griffin, finished second and third, respectively. Drew carded an 80 and finished with a 162, while Martin posted his second straight 82 for a 164 total.

Sherry OíNeal, who led the womenís club championship by eight strokes after Saturdayís opening round, coasted to a 23-shot win thanks to her closing 76.

OíNeal finished with a composite score of 162, followed by Marilyn Kerrís 185.

Listed below are the final results for each of the club championships held at the Brownwood Country Club this weekend:

The 2007

Brownwood Country Club Championships

Menís Club Championship

Place Golfer Score

1. Tom Hale 67-70-72=209

2. Scott McDaniel 70-73-68=211

3. Bob Bitters 71-72-73=216

4. David Shoemaker 69-75-73=217

5. Chris Hall 72-72-76=220

t6. Mike Watson 74-73-74=221

t6. Walan Kite 75-68-78=221

8. Andy Gill 74-75-75=224

t9. C. Norman Tinkler 77-75-73=225

t9. Phil Fenton 75-76-74=225

t9. Leo Underwood 72-75-79=225

t12. Michael Healer 76-79-74=229

t12. Jay Timmins 75-76-78=229

14. Greg Denison 75-73-82=230

15. Kevin Meador 84-73-78=235

16. Richard Windham 80-84-73=237

t17. Jim Gafken 80-79-79=238

t17. Frank Allgood 79-79-80=238

19. Phil Godfrey 75-82-82=239

20. Richard Davis 78-81-81=240

t21. Treldon Cutbirth 80-82-82=244

t21. Mike Hall 82-80-82=244

23. Steve Fryar 84-79-90=253

24. Audrey Mitchell 85-88-85=258

25. Tommy Beard 90-87-88=265

Menís Flighted Club Championship

FLIGHT 1

Place Golfer Score

1. Ray West 70-76=146

2. Johnny Tedford 72-78=150

3. Bryce Harris 73-83=156

4. Max Yates 78-80=158

t5. Barry Rose 80-79=159

t5. Clyde Noonkester 78-81=159

t5. Bryan Raschke 79-80=159

t8. Charles Pattillo 80-81=161

t8. Leroy Polnick 80-81=161

10. Brian Huntsinger 80-84=164

11. Bobby Seale 80-87=167

FLIGHT 2

Place Golfer Score

1. Jerry Griffin 82-76=158

2. Pat Drew 82-80=162

3. Joe Martin 82-82=164

4. Jack Early 84-81=165

5. Earl Harris 83-84=167

6. Michael Lancaster 90-82=172

7. Charlie Quick 92-92=184

8. Lance Hill 93-84=187

Womenís Club Championship

Place Golfer Score

1. Sherry OíNeal 86-76=152

2. Marilyn Kerr 94-91=185

3. Kit Timmins 96-98=194

4. Sharon Kite 100-96=196

5. Gail Crumley 116-116=232