Senior Men’s Golf Championship Winner
John Price was named the winner of this year’s senior men’s golf championship in a sudden death playoff round at Bernardo Heights Country Club in June. The championship consisted of a 36-hole tournament divided into three flights by age, played over two days. The winner achieved the best gross score regardless of flight. Price narrowly edged John Costa on the third hole of the playoff. Both Price and Costa are from Rancho Bernardo and shot gross scores of 153 in regulation play. Costa also posted the lowest net score of 135 after deducting handicap.
The best gross and net scores in each of the three flights were: Age 55 to 61 – Kevin Murray of Del Sur (154 gross) and Bill Sherwood of Rancho Bernardo (144 net); Age 62 to 66 – Price and Costa (tied at 153 gross) and Costa (135 net); and Age 67 and above – Jere Buffington of Poway (169 gross) and Jim Schuetz of Rancho Bernardo (141 net).