Local golf: Labor Day 4-Ball qualifying concludes

Published 11:51 pm Sunday, August 26, 2018

Staff report

Qualifying ended on Sunday for the 65th annual Crowder/Dorsett Memorial Labor Day 4-Ball Golf Tournament.

Weather conditions and course conditions were optimal for all three days of qualifying.

The pairings are set. Match play starts Saturday, Sept. 1, at 8 a.m. Times and starting holes will be released Tuesday.

The team of Clark Alcorn and Alex Nianouris, recent standouts at Salisbury High, shot 60 on Saturday to lead qualifying —  one of the best rounds in tournament history.

Alcorn and Nianouris will be seeded second in the 16-team Championship Flight behind defending champions Lee Frick and Blake Wray.

Kathy Carlton and Kaley Barts shot 71 to pace qualifying in the women’s division. They’re seeded second behind defending champions Allison Adams and Micah Furr.

In the men’s 65+ division,  Gus Andrews and Jim Goodman shot 68 and took medalist honors and the No. 2 seed in a playoff. They’re seeded behind defending champs Grey Medinger and Russ Priddy.

In the men’s 55+ division,  Randy Bingham and Stan Honeycutt shot 68 to pace qualifying. They’re seeded behind defending champs Jim Christy and Jim Hubbard.

All the qualifying scores and seeds are posted online and also will be in Tuesday’s print edition.