Lanigan wins WLGC Men’s Championship

Pictured, l-r: Joey Pittman, Stan Brantley, Clay Lanigan, Kristen Crooms, Lawson Salter, Paul Akins and Chester Flynt.

Clay Lanigan won the Men’s Club Championship this past weekend at Willow Lake Golf Club with rounds of 68-71, 139, 3-under par.

For several years now, Lanigan has been one of the premier golfers in the Coastal Empire. He won the Men’s Club Championship for the first time in 2014 and the Johnny A. Skeadas Player of the Year Award was won in 2017.

Finishing second with rounds of 73-73, 146 was Clay Best.

Kristen Crooms won the Ladies’ Club Championship and the Girls’ Junior Club Championship for the third year in a row with rounds of 77-83, 160. 

Finishing second was Laura Kate Kessler with rounds of 85-77, 162.

Chester Flynt won the overall Senior Club Championship along with the 65-69 age division championship with rounds of 75-77, 152.

Joey Pittman won the Senior Championship (50-59) with rounds of 76-82, 158; Stan Brantley won the Senior Championship (60-64) with rounds of 78-78, 156; Paul Akins won the Senior Championship (70+) with rounds of 80-77, 157.

In the Boy’s Junior Championship Division, Lawson Salter came out on top with rounds of 81-75, 156.

This year, 35 players competed for the eight categories of club championships!

Flight Winners

Championship Flight: Clay Lanigan, 1st place, 68-71, 139; Clay Best, 2nd place, 73-73,  146.

Championship “A”: Shane Hadden, 1st place, 77-73, 150; Chester Flynt, 2nd place, 75-77, 152; Joseph Pittman, 3rd place, 76-76, 152.

First Flight: Lawson Salter, 81-75, 156; Stan Brantley, 2nd place, 78-78, 156; Paul Akins, 3rd place, 80-77, 157.

Second Flight: Tommy Gillis, 1st place, 82-78, 160; Laura Kate Kessler, 2nd place, 85-77,  162; Greg Jarrett, 3rd place, 85-78, 163.

Third Flight: Cannon Deloach, 1st place, 87-84, 171; Turner Fordham, 2nd place, 87-88, 175; Max Williams, 3rd place, 90-86, 176.

Fourth Flight: John Kolcun, 1st place, 93-84, 177; Shelby Clark, 2nd place, 94-87, 181; Jamie Sutton, 3rd place, 96-93, 189.

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