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Kiawah Island Golf Resort 8th Annual National Club Championship March 5 – 8, 2007

Tim Fleming of Quail Creek Golf and Country Club (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), Eagle’s Nest Country Club (Somerset, Kentucky) and Hershey Country Club (Hershey, Pennsylvania) are the big winners in the 2007 National Club Championship presented by Club Car at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

KIAWAH ISLAND, SC – Hershey Country Club of Hershey, Pennsylvania took Team Net honors for the second year in a row, Eagle Creek Country Club of Somerset, Kentucky took Team Gross honors and Tim Fleming of Quail Creek Golf and Country Club out of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma took Individual Pro honors in the 8th Annual National Club Championship, present by Club Car held at Kiawah Island Golf Resort March 5-8.

The 72-hole stroke play event was held on four of Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s championship courses: Pete Dye’s world-famous Ocean Course, Jack Nicklaus’ Turtle Point, Gary Player’s Cougar Point and Tom Fazio’s Osprey Point.

The event started Sunday evening with an opening banquet/cocktail party featuring a Carolina Lowcountry oyster feast. The actual tournament ran Monday through Thursday with teams playing one round on each of the four courses followed each night by a cocktail/scoring happy hour. Events ended with Thursday afternoon’s awards luncheon where results are tallied and prizes distributed. 

8th Annual National Club Championship
Kiawah Island Golf Resort
~ Ocean Course, Cougar Point, Osprey Point, Turtle Point ~
March 5 – 8, 2007

Individual Professional

1 Quail Creek Tim Fleming 71-70-71-71--283 -5

2 Marsh Landing Mike Blackburn 77-71-69-71--288 Even

3 Howell Park Dave Laudien 74-76-67-73--290 +2

4 Colleton River Rocky Catalano 74-75-68-75--292 +4

5 Kernwood #1 Frank Dully II 78-73-72-71--294 +6

6 Laconia C.C. Dan Wilkins 70-81-69-76--296 +8

Team Genex Kevin Kriews 79-72-76-69--296 +8

8 Louisquisset Keith Niles 76-72-75-74--297 +9

9 Kernwood # 2 Mike Martin 80-73-72-73--298 +10

10 Allegheny C.C. John Aber 73-76-77-73--299 +11

Zigfield Troy Michael Troy 78-70-75-76--299 +11

12 Eagles Nest C.C. Erich Moberly 73-78-69-80--300 +12

Rock Ridge William Flood Jr. 79-70-74-77--300 +12

14 Cape May John Appleget 74-76-75-78--303 +15

Team Gross

1 Eagles Nest C.C. -Erich Moberly, Mickey Ray, Eric King, Happy Rakestraw 67-64-61-66--258 -30

2 Bull Valley G.C.- Ronnie Miller, Mark Ritchie, Curt Langille, Pat Becker 66-69-64-67--266 -22

3 Marsh Landing -Mike Blackburn, Mike Tucker, Terry Mohr, Joe Pearce 69-67-66-66--268 -20

4 Franklin C.C. # 1 - Anthony Maki, Brian Higgins, Ryan Johnston, Andrew Douglas 68-66-67-69--270 -18

Quail Creek - Tim Fleming, Steven Ayers, William Hatamyar, Weston Solomon 68-67-69-66--270 -18

6 Bent Creek - Terry Hertzog, Milt Drennen, William Smith, Chris Simon 67-68-65-71--271 -17

7 Rotella G.C. -Michael Laudien, Robert Miller, Scott Filor, Eric Bean 71-67-69-65--272 -16

Team Net 

1 Hershey C.C. - Sara Muldoon, Raymond Hoover, Michael Rodgers, Michael Scheib 63-56-55-63--237 -51

2 Louisquisset Keith Niles, Dick Chagnon, Jim Feeley, Dick Courtemanche 61-61-63-58--243 -45

3 Bulle Rock - Matt Summers, Phil Hoskins, Jeff Corey, Glenn Doering 65-64-57-62--248 -40

4 Colleton River - Rocky Catalano, Chris Schafer, Gordon Lovingood, Frank Goveaszzo 62-66-58-64--250 -38

5 Fairview G.C. Michael Battistelli, Rick Palazzo, Ted Kintz, Greg Eshleman 63-64-60-64--251 -37

6 Team Genex - Kevin Kriews, Paul Neff, Stan Jakubowski, Jim Begg 68-62-62-60--252 -36

Zigfield Troy - Michael Troy, Greg Graziano, Dirk Wierbicky, Stan Wierbicky 66-58-64-64--252 -36

Located just a short 35-minute drive from beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina, Kiawah Island Golf Resort lies along 10 miles of uninterrupted Atlantic Ocean beach, rated as one of America’s top 10 beaches by The Travel Channel. Guests can choose from over 500 AAA Four Diamond-rated villas and luxury homes and the AAA Five Diamond-rated oceanfront hotel and spa, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island. The resort features two award-winning tennis complexes, a variety of restaurants and lounges, and five championship golf courses including the world-famous Pete Dye-designed Ocean Course, site of the 1991 Ryder Cup Matches, this May’s Senior PGA Championship and the 2012 PGA Championship.. 

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For more information on the future National Club Championship, including collateral material, please contact Christian Hartsel at 843-768-6040, 843-768-2796 or e-mail at Christian_Hartsel@kiawahresort.com.

For more information about Kiawah Island Golf Resort, please call (888) 854-2924 or visit online at http://www.kiawahgolf.com/. For more information on The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, visit www.TheSanctuary.com or call (877) 683-1234.

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