Final Results from our 2023 Clear Creek Classic
We had a full field of 44 teams this year. The weather was typical late July weather. HOT on Saturday but we did get a few showers on Sunday and most of the golfers said it was a welcome relief from the heat.
The teams were Flighted after Saturday’s rounds and we wound up with five Flights. The Championship Flight was led by a score of 54. There were 11 teams in the Championship flight with the 54 pacing the field followed by 10 scores ranging from 58-60. The 1st flight had seven teams with scores of 61 or 62. The 2nd flight posted scores of 63 & 64 and there were nine teams on that flight. 3rd flight scores (10 teams) were ranging from 65 to 67and the remaining seven teams were in the 4th flight.
The 4th flight winners were the team of Lineberry, Dorsett and Payant with a two day total of 135. The 2nd place team of Lynn, Miller and Cook also posted a 135 but lost in the call back from hole #18. These two teams also won the Calcutta. The Calcutta payback was based on Sunday’s rounds only. Lineberry’s team shot a 64 on Sunday and Lynn’s team posted a 67.
The 3rd flight winners were as follows. Hardin, Williams and McCullars finished in 1st place with a two day total of 127. 2nd place went to the team of Haithcock, Haithcock and Emmerson with a total of 129. The team of Smith, Hurst and Coughran finished in 3rd with a 130. Team Hardin and team Haithcock split 1st & 2nd in the Calcutta with a total of 62. There was a three way tie for 3rd with a total of 64.
The 2nd flight was won by the team of Galloway, Robertson & Vinios. They posted a two day total of 121. They also took 1st place in the Calcutta with a 58. 2nd place went to Fulmer, Fulmer & Sanford. They posted a two day score of 123. They also finished 2nd in the Calcutta with a 60. The team of Henson, Hardy & Smith finished 3rd in the tournament with a 124.
1st flight winners were Friday, McArthur & Head with a 120. Guy, Batson & Whitfield also posted a 120 but lost the call back to finish in 2nd. These two teams also tied for the Calcutta with scores of 59.
The Clear Creek Classic Champions are the team of Strange, Bradley and Cambre. They posted a two day total of 112. 2nd place went to the team of Williams, Kirk & Smith with a score of 117. 3rd place went to Simmons, McClung & Prentice with a 118. 4th place went to Whitfield, Hathorne & Isbell with a 119. Strange and Williams teams split the 1st place Calcutta money with a Sunday total of 58. 3rd place went to team Whitfield.
We had eight proximity winners. Closest to the pin winners on day 1 went to B G Simmons, Jeremy McCullars, Clay Coughran and Chris Robertson. Day 2 winners were Leslie Hurst, Carey Potter, Brian Galloway and Jon Reeder.
The Clear Creek Classic paid out over $37,000.00 in cash for this tournament. Thanks to all of the teams for participating and thanks to all of our hole sponsors for making this possible. Most of all thanks to the entire staff at Alpine Bay Golf and all of the people that volunteered you’re their time to help us out. The course was in great shape and the clubhouse staff was spot on for the entire weekend.