When the last putt dropped on the Stadium course at the Golfweek Senior Amateur, Ron Carter and Ted Smith found themselves in a familiar position: atop of their respective divisions' leaderboards, earning wins.
Ron Carter of Monticello, Ind., took advantage of perfect scoring conditions at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., leading the senior division of the Golfweek Senior Amateur.
Golfweek takes its second nationally ranked tournament of 2014 to PGA West, where senior Doug Pool and super senior Ted Smith will try to defend their 2013 titles.
Ashlan Ramsey, of Milledgeville, Ga., and Doug Hanzel of Savannah, Ga., were recently named co-winners of the Tommy Barnes Award during a luncheon held at Cherokee Town Club in Atlanta.
Previewing the Golfweek Senior National Championship, which will take place at Saddlebrook Resort on January 16-18 and the 2013 Player of the Year awards.
Doug Hanzel won the senior-division title of the 83rd Dixie Amateur at Heron Bay Golf Club in Coral Springs, Fla., posting a 5-under 211 total.
Sam Till Jr. of Ft. Wayne, Ind., scored a come-from-behind victory in the Golfweek Senior Tour Championship at PGA National Resort & Spa.
After shooting rounds of 72-73 for a 145 total, Vance Antoniou has a three shot lead heading into the final round of the Golfweek Senior Tour Championship at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
The 83rd Dixie Amateur is set to begin Dec. 17, and is expected to attract more than 300 men, women and seniors.