TENNESSEE STATE SUPER SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP
conducted by the Tennessee Golf Association
HISTORY: In 2008 the TGA Super Senior Amateur Championship was started for players age 65 and older. Don Midgett of Murfreesboro won the first tournament on the East course at Windyke Country Club in Germantown.
Gene Lomax of Gallatin held a one-shot lead over two past champions after two rounds and increased it to two strokes to win the 8th TGA Super Senior Amateur on the Links course at Tennessee Grasslands in Gallatin. Lomax shot 74-71-73—281 (+2). He made a hole-in-one on the par-three No. 2 hole in the second round. It was Lomax’s seventh ace, his third at Tennessee Grasslands and his second on that hole.
Gene Lomax, Gallatin74-71-73—218 (+2)
Neil Spitalny, Chattanooga73-73-74—220
Ed Link, Memphis73-73-75—221
Doug Harris, Franklin73-76-74—223
Randall Yoder, Chattanooga70-78-78—226
Tom Baird, Signal Mountain74-74-79—227
Dennis Vaughn, Germantown75-73-80—228
Most championships: 2, Neil Spitalny, 2016, 2017.
Most consecutive championships: 2, Neil Spitalny, 2016, 2017.
Most runner-up finishes: 2, Ron Bargatze, 2010, 2011; Mike Nixon, 2012, 2017; Neil Spitalny, 2018, 2020.
Lowest score, 54 holes: 213, Jim Webb, 2018, Oak Ridge.
Lowest score, 54 holes, based on par: 213 (-3), Jim Webb, 2018, Oak Ridge.
Lowest score, 18 holes: 66, Mike Nixon, 2nd round, 2015, Lookout Mountain.
Lowest score, 18 holes, based on par: 66 (-4), Mike Nixon, 2015, Lookout Mountain.
Lowest score, 9 holes: 31 (-3), Mike Nixon, 2015, Lookout Mountain.
Lowest score, 9 holes, based on par: 31 (-3), Mike Nixon, 2015, Lookout Mountain.
Lowest score, first 18 holes: 67, Neil Spitalny, 2017, Chattanooga; 68, Doug Ryerson, 2014, Jackson.
Lowest score, first 36 holes: 137, Mike Nixon, 2015, Lookout Mountain.