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Glenwood Open

Saturday’s first-round results at Glenwood Springs Golf Course

Championship Flight

1. Keith Humerickhouse 67; 2. Lamar Carlile 69; 3. Tristin Rohrbaugh 71; 4. Doug Jones 73 and Kirk Blaszyk 73; 6. Jeb Savage 75; 7. Doug Choate 76; 8. Michael Smith and Chas Burns 77; 10. Jared Bickling 78; 11. Mike Riley 80; 12. Dan Stripp 81; 13. Joe Elliott and Nathan Wood 82; 15. Ed Timmins 83; 16. Etienne Pienaar 85; 17. Bob Jensen 95.

First Flight (Top 10)

1. Silverio Sanchez, Craig Nichols and John Lee 75; 4. Joe Morrill and Dan Fritz 76; 6. DL Brown and Jerry Butler 78; 8. Roland Gauthier 80; 9. Doug Lewis, Sean Howard and Bryan Whiting 81.

Second Flight (Top 10)

1. Eric Lundin 73; 2. Mark Smith 75; 3. James Heelan 76; 4. Mark Becker 79; 5. Parker Hille 80; 6. Dan Jarosz and Pat Steele 83; 8. Pat Burwell and Eric Pocius 84; Norm Bolitho 85.

Glenwood Open Pro-Am Results

Friday

Team Standings (Top 5)

1. Greg Gortsema, Keith Humerickhouse. Jim Richmond and Steve Williams, 124; 2. C.J. Rhyne. Mark Stripp, Jim Ray and Joe Yost, 130; 3. Doug Rohrbaugh, John Pelland, Eric Picius and Phil Gallagher 131; 4. Andy Bucholtz, Eric Lundin, Bob Fuller, Mike Stickler 133; 5. (tie) Steve Van Dyke, Craig Nichols, H.P. Hansen and Roger Gauthier; Jim Cook, Todd Thulson, David Vanderhoof and Terry Wilsonm 134.

Individual Results (Top 10)

1. Doug Rohrbaugh 65; 2. Greg Gortsema 70; 3. Andy Bucholtz 72; 4. Tad Holloway and Steve Van Dyke 73; 6. C.J. Rhyne 74; 7. Jason Franke and Jim Cook 75; 9. Brian Ryall, Mike Mendelson and Jazques Deyue 76.

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Keith Humerickhouse got off to a great start in pursuit of his third consecutive Glenwood Open championship on Saturday, shooting a 3-under 67 at Glenwood Springs Golf Course to give him a two-stroke edge headed into the second and final round of today’s championship flight.

Humerickhouse, who had to rally from four strokes behind on the first day to earn a five-stroke victory on the final day of last year’s Open, had the best first-day score of the six-flight tournament. Approximately 100 golfers entered this year’s tournament, Glenwood Springs Golf Course golf pro Greg Gortsema said.

Lamar Carlile was in second place with a 1-under 69, with Tristin Rohrbaugh — the son of Iron Bridge Golf Club head professional Doug Rohrbaugh — sitting in third place at 1-over 71.



Doug Jones and Kirk Blaszyk tied for fourth place with a 73, with Jeb Savage of Rifle coming in two strokes back at 75.

Championship-flight competitors will tee off in the early afternoon today, with leaders scheduled to tee off around 2:40 p.m.



A three-way tie sits atop the leaderboard in the first flight. John Lee, Craig Nichols and Silverio Sanchez each carded a first-round 75 to take a one stroke lead over Joe Morrill and Dan Fritz, who head into the second round with a 76.

In the second flight, though Eric Lundin’s 73 would be good enough for fourth place in the championship flight, it was good enough for first place and a two-stroke edge over second-place Mark Smith (75) James Heelan is third, just three strokes off the lead with a 76.

Thursday saw the Glenwood Open Pro-Am, which drew a full field of 15 teams.

In the team standings, Gortsema, Humerickhouse, Jim Richmond and Steve Williams managed a six-stroke victory with a 124, with C.J. Rhyne, Mark Stripp, Jim Ray and Joe Yost second at 130. Winning the individual Pro-Am title was Doug Rohrbaugh, whose 5-under 65 netted him a five-stroke victory over Gortsema and a seven-stroke win over third-place Andy Bucholtz.


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