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Ben Serns Wins LB Senior Amateur Championship



The Long Beach Golf Festival is underway, and Ben Serns (last year’s runner-up in the A Flight) is the first winner of the year after claiming the 2010 Men's Senior Amateur Championship on Friday, May 14. With rounds of 71-68-70 at El Dorado, Skylinks and Rec Park 18 respectively, Serns cruised to a 9 shot victory over Ron Quick.

Quick was the Low Amateur in the 1991 Long Beach Open and won the 1997 Long Beach Match Play. Finishing third by a shot was El Dorado Park Club Champion Mel Collins, who bogeyed the 54th hole.

Winning the other flights were:

A Flight (Age 50-54) Gross: Robert Cook Net: George Lanese
B Flight (Age 55-59) Gross: Jeremy Evans Net: Carl Baggett
C Flight (Age 60-64) Gross: Jim Widsa Net: Irwin Imai
D Flight (Age 65-69) Gross: Mike Rodsater Net: Ken Rice
E Flight (Age 70-74) Gross: Mas Matsumoto Net: Moises Ortiz
F Flight (Age 75 and up) Gross: Robert Buckley Net Warren Pittman



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Robert Cook Jeremy Evans Jim Widsa Mike Rodsater Robert Buckley

Not Pictured: Mas Matsumoto

Complete results of all competitors and round-by-round scores can be found at www.lbgolffestival.com

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