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Seabright Wins Bordas And Bordas Amateur | News, Sports, Jobs

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Joey Seabright watches his putt on the 18th gap earlier than profitable the Bordas and Bordas Beginner.

WHEELING — Joey Seabright hadn’t performed a spherical of golf since July 21 and his brother needed to discuss him into enjoying on this weekend’s Bordas and Bordas Beginner Golf Basic at Oglebay’s Crispin Golf Course.

He’s glad he did.

Seabright completed a spectacular weekend of golf with a complete rating of 127 (15-under par) to take dwelling first place on Sunday in what turned out to be a really particular second.

“I had a little bit coronary heart situation that I’ve been coping with the previous couple of months however I began feeling higher because the weeks have gone on and all the checks have come again fairly good, so I’m feeling higher,” Seabright stated. “My brother (Scott) actually needed to play and he requested me final weekend. He stated it might be my flu sport like Michael Jordan and I stated that I simply didn’t really feel snug doing it but.

“I referred to as him on Thursday night time and stated ‘if you will get us in, I’ll attempt to play.’ Positive sufficient, we teed it up on Saturday and performed rather well. It was a variety of enjoyable and this actually means a heckuva lot proper now.”

This was Seabright’s second time profitable the occasion, the primary coming in 2011.

Seabright entered Sunday with a 63 and a one shot lead over Alex Saseen and Robert Morris’ Chase Miller after birdying six straight holes. On Sunday, he completed robust with birdies on 11,12, 14, 15, 16 and 17 to shoot a 64 to wrap up the victory.

“(Saturday) the important thing was placing and I saved it going all through the day,” Seabright stated. “(Sunday) didn’t begin how I might have hoped. I had some beauty early on however didn’t make something. The one birdies I made on the entrance have been 2-putt birdies. However, then I made excellent birdies on 11 and 12 and needed to birdie three of my final 5 and mainly simply needed to par 18 and I’m simply lucky to play and get the job finished.

“I had a goal quantity in thoughts. I needed to shoot 65 (Sunday). I believed that may get the job finished however I knew a few individuals chasing me have been excellent and I wasn’t going to let my foot off the fuel.”

Three have been tied for second as Miller, Bryan Myers and Alex Saseen all shot 12-under with scores of 130.

Larry Lis Jr., Mike Wetzel and Robert Morris’ Kyle Grube completed tied for fifth with a 10-under 132.

The Junior Flight champion was Wheeling Park senior James Salvatori who constructed off of his Day 1 end of 69 with a Day 2 efficiency of 64 to wrap up a weekend rating of 9-under 133.

“It simply felt like I couldn’t miss and I used to be getting some fortunate breaks,” Salvatori stated. “A few putts simply went in and I chipped in for eagle on 15. I couldn’t miss with my wedges and a variety of putts went in.”

Salvatori labored on his sport all summer time lengthy — it confirmed this weekend.

“I didn’t play baseball in any respect this summer time so I targeted extra on golf,” Salvatori stated. “It’s positively helped me.”

Salvatori edged out defending state champion Ryan Bilby (135) and teammate Noah Seivertson (139) to win the title.

The Robert Morris duo of Miller and Grube took dwelling medalist honors within the Greatest Ball Flight with a rating of 120, simply edging out Seabright and his brother (121).

“My brother made an enormous putt for us on 18 and I believed that may have helped us out however I used to be happy with him,” Joey Seabright stated. “It’s all the time a lot enjoyable to play with my brother.”

Bob Clark was victorious within the Senior Flight with a 10-under 132, whereas additionally profitable the Senior Flight Greatest Ball title with teammate Roger Waialae for the third straight 12 months with a 17-under 125.

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