Spargrove Beats Rain and Field to Win Seniors’ Classic

by JJ Mickey on July 18, 2012 at 8:18 am

With a birdie on his final hole, the par-3 18th, Jim Spargrove overtook Don Denman to win his fourth Zanesville Seniors’ Classic on Wednesday afternoon at Zanesville Country Club.  Spargrove is the first back-to-back winner of the event since Norman Ogilvie completed the feat in 2007 and 2008.  After a front nine 36, Spargrove came home in 33, adding birdies on the par-3 12th and par-4 16th to go with his birdie on the 18th.  Rick Macklin, who along with Spargrove started the day one off the lead, bogeyed his final hole to finish in third.  Below are the results of the tournament based on age brackets using gross and net scores.

Overall                        Score              Town
1. Jim Spargrove     71-69=140     Zanesville
2. Don Denman       70-71=141     Zanesville
3. Rick Macklin         71-72=143     Circleville

Class “A” (75+)
Winner – Gross        Gordon Snider      76-79=155       Lancaster
Winner – Net             Davis Kloethe                     142       Rocky River

Class “B” (70-74)
Winner – Gross        John Dinan            78-77=155       Zanesville
Winner – Net             Charles Moore                   135       Athens

Class “C” (65-69)
Winner – Gross          Norm Ogilvie        76-74=150       Lancaster
Winner – Net               Dave Samson                   130       Newark

Class “D” (60-64)
Winner – Gross            Rick Macklin        71-72=143     Circleville
Winner – Net                 Richard Essex                 137     Athens

Class “E” (55-59)
Winner – Gross            Robert Sparks    76-78=154      Lancaster
Winner – Net                 John Lloyd                        133      Lancaster