Utting is local men’s senior champ

Stan Utting, Hillsboro, won the 33rd annual Men?s Senior Golf Tournament Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 12-13, at the Hillsboro Municipal Golf Course.

Utting shot a 72 over 18 holes to win the 55-59 age division and the tournament.

Five golfers shot a 77 for the next-best score.

Two of those golfers competed in the 50-54 division. Bob Wagner, Wichita, won in a scorecard playoff with Herman Hoffman, Lyons. Ken Johnson, Hillsboro, was third with a 78.

In the 55-50 division Dan Sabolloz, Wichita, shot a 77 for second place. Ed Thiessen, Hesston, was third with an 81.

Jay Kimberly, Hillsboro, won the 60-64 division in a scorecard playoff with Richard Knaak, Tulsa. Both shot a 77. Harvey Ray, Hillsboro, placed third at 86.

In the 65-69 division, Bill Cool, Glasco, won with a 78, followed by Dick Huska, Newton, with an 80 and Carl Long, Hillsboro, with an 82.

David Weihe, Rosehill, won the 70-74 division with a 70, followed by Russell Wade, Wichita, at 82 and John Shofe, Hillsboro, at 84.

In the 75-79 division, Elton Weeks, Wichita, won with an 82. Bob Kelly, McPherson, was awarded third with an 82 and Ned Nibarger, Valley Center, fourth with an 86.

In the 80-and-over division, Clay Hedrick took first with a 78, followed by Ken Squires, Wichita, and John Harrison, Newton, with 81s.

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