Savage Wins Senior Masters; Watkins Defends Supers


Doug Savage 2014 Cleveland Senior Masters Champion
Doug Savage (left) cruised to a seven shot victory in the Senior Masters Cleveland Am; Steve Blackburn (right) finished in second.
Doug Savage (left) cruised to a seven shot win in the Senior Masters Cleveland Am; Steve Blackburn (right) finished second.

Greater Cleveland Amateur Golf ChampionshipsDoug Savage of Mount Vernon shot a smooth 70 to cruise to a 7-shot victory after separating himself from the field with an opening round of 66.

Steve Blackburn also shot a 2-under par 70 to finish solo second at 143. Fred Colli, Lorenzo Lanier and Jeff Luken all finished at 1-over par 145 in a tie for third place.

In the Super Senior Division for players age 70 and over, Ward Watkins defended his title for the second time with scores of 75-74=149. John Betonte took second place at 155 and Don Rader finished third at 159. Complete results below.

 

Big Met Golf Course
FINAL RESULTS:
2014 Senior Masters Cleveland Amateur Championship

Big Met Golf Course, Fairview Park, Ohio
Wednesday, July 9th and Thursday, July 10th

 

Pos Player RD1 RD2 TOTAL
1 Doug Savage 66 70 136
2 Steve Blackburn 73 70 143
3 Fred Colli 73 72 145
3 Jeff Luken 71 74 145
3 Lorenzo Lanier 71 74 145
6 Dave Donofrio 75 71 146
7 Michael Mintz 74 74 148
7 Mike Brady 74 74 148
9 Ward Watkins 75 74 149
10 Jeff McMurtrie 78 73 151
10 Joe Weidner 77 74 151
12 Randy Steele 78 75 153
12 Greg Navis 76 77 153
14 Harry House 79 75 154
14 John Smallenburg 79 75 154
16 Gerald Musiel 78 77 155
16 John Betonte 76 79 155
18 Steven Steinhilber 77 79 156
19 Hans Meister 81 76 157
19 William Scherer 78 79 157
19 Steve Bedell 76 81 157
22 Michael Walker 84 74 158
22 Doug Brady 79 79 158
24 Geoffrey Nicely 82 77 159
24 Don Rader 77 82 159
24 Bill Ungar 76 83 159
27 Arnold Schuessler 85 75 160
27 Dan Bania 83 77 160
27 Daniel Goedecke 82 78 160
30 Scott Faris 82 79 161
30 Cliff Johnston 81 80 161
32 Bob Yonkers 83 80 163
32 Wilson Pay 83 80 163
32 Don Preising 82 81 163
35 Mark Knevel 79 85 164
35 Dave Kaldy 78 86 164
37 Jack Cox 85 80 165
37 John Devera 83 82 165
37 Al Minich 80 85 165
40 David Liberti 83 83 166
40 Haroon Ismail 83 83 166
42 Ken Richendollar 82 86 168
43 David Oas ** 86 83 169
43 Don Schaeffer 84 85 169

 
Super Senior Division Age 70+
Pos Player RD1 RD2 TOTAL
1 Ward Watkins 75 74 149
2 John Betonte 76 79 155
3 Don Rader 77 82 159
4 Arnold Schuessler 85 75 160
5 Cliff Johnston 81 80 161
6 Bob Yonkers 83 80 163
6 Don Preising 82 81 163

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