Murphy holds on to win CGA Senior Stroke Play

Steve Murphy of Canterberry GC shot 77 in the final round to earn a wire-to-wire victory in the 2006 CGA Senior Stroke Play Championship at Heritage at Westmoor. Murphy’s three-day total was two-under par 214, and he was the only player to finish under par for the tournament. He entered the final round having built a six-stroke lead over Richard Gorbell of Pine Creek GC. However, Murphy posted a nine on the par-5 sixth hole, and Gorbell began narrowing the gap throughout the rest of the round. Murphy made key putts down the stretch to keep Gorbell just behind him. On the par-3 17th, Murphy made a strong up-and-down for par, and Gorbell made bogey from the bunker to fall three behind going into 18. Murphy made bogey to win the title, and Gorbell made a triple bogey to fall into a second place tie at 219. For Murphy, this was his first CGA individual title.

Rick George of Castle Pines GC shot 73 in the final round to finish at 219 in a tree-way tie for second with Gorbell. The third 219 was posted by 2005 champion Robert Polk of The Pinery CC who finished with a 74. Fifth place went to David Brown of Highlands Ranch GC at 220.

Steve Murphy, Canterberry GC, 68-69-77–214
Richard Gorbell, Pine Creek GC, 70-73-76–219
Rick George, Castle Pines GC, 74-72-73–219
Robert Polk, The Pinery CC, 75-70-74–219
David Brown, Highlands Ranch GC, 75-73-72–220
Kary Kaltenbacher, Glenmoor CC, 73-77-71–221
Charlie Post, Plum Creek G & CC, 72-77-72–221
Bill Boyd, Highland Hills GC, 75-71-76–222
Kent Moore, Cherry Hills CC, 70-75-77–222
Glenn Hyde, Riverdale GC, 74-75-74–223
Greg Adams, Highlands Ranch GC, 71-76-77–224
Kelly Crone, Deer Creek GC at Meadow Ranch, 73-75-76–224
Ronald Knapp, Canterberry GC, 73-74-78–225
Robert Cloud, Bear Creek GC, 74-75-76–225
Bob Sims, Canterberry GC, 79-77-69–225
Sean Forey, Bear Creek GC, 74-79-73–226
Jim Pierce, The Pinery CC, 73-76-77–226
Rod Walters, West Woods GC, 73-78-75–226
Jim Collins, CC at Castle Pines, 79-72-75–226
John Sostmann, Columbine CC, 73-78-76–227
Robin Bradbury, Fox Hill CC, 74-76-77–227
Chuck Fisher, Riverdale GC, 72-77-79–228
Tom Kundinger, Denver CC, 75-74-79–228
Mark Achziger, Greeley CC, 79-73-76–228
David Farabaugh, Ranch CC, 79-77-73–229
Jack Manzi, Bear Creek GC, 80-76-73–229
Richard Ronning, Lakewood CC, 77-77-76–230
Chris Thomas, Pinehurst CC, 79-74-77–230
Jeff Wagner, Fox Hollow GC, 73-76-81–230
Alton Marsh, Fossil Trace GC, 76-77-77–230
Richard Barg, Aurora Hills GC, 73-82-75–230
Jack Quinlivan, Bear Creek GC, 74-78-78–230
Bob Heiny, Highland Hills GC, 78-75-78–231
Frank Wilkinson, Tiara Rado GC, 80-74-77–231
Jerry Kidney, Overland GC, 74-80-78–232
Kenneth Tai, Perry Park CC, 77-75-80–232
John Boyles, The Pinery CC, 79-77-76–232
Roger Gunderson, Green Valley Ranch GC, 81-73-79–233
Mike Giarratano, The CC at Castle Pines, 74-82-78–234
Larry Netherton, Highlands Ranch GC, 74-82-78–234
Ted Warner, Greeley CC, 79-75-80–234
Art Cudworth, Pinehurst CC, 77-79-79–235
Doug Jones, Tiara Rado GC, 78-78-79–235
Harry Johnson, Eagle Ranch GC, 76-79-81–236
Kronin Kelley, Heritage at Westmoor, 78-78-80–236
Barry Blanchard, Bookcliff CC, 81-75-81–237
Ron Perry, Willis Case GC, 80-76-81–237
Nick Lusero, Walking Stick GC, 79-77-83–239

Ross Chessman, Fox Hill CC, 79-78–157
Rick Sabo, Mountain Vista Greens GC, 78-79–157
Gary Guilford, Meridian GC, 75-82–157
Patrick Almdale, The Courses at Hyland Hills, 78-80–158
Craig Loper, Springs Ranch GC, 80-78–158
Gary Potter, Denver CC, 78-80–158
Lloyd Price, Legacy Ridge GC, 79-79–158
Bill Stevens, Meridian GC, 79-80–159
Laird Middleton, Lone Tree GC, 80-79–159
Don Berthiaume, Highlands Ranch GC, 79-80–159
Scott Crone, Pinehurst CC, 78-82–160
Steve Krieger, Englewood GC, 76-84–160
Tom Lawrence, Lakewood CC, 84-76–160
Gordon Pracko, Dalton Ranch GC, 79-81–160
Vince DePinto, CC of Colorado, 80-81–161
Dick Sage, Ridge at Castle Pines North The, 83-78–161
Fred Steffers, Patty Jewett GC, 79-82–161
Rich Trout, Rolling Hills CC, 81-80–161
Steven Coyer, Eagle Springs GC, 78-83–161
Kenneth Harris, Meadow Hills GC, 84-79–163
Frank Wagner, Indian Peaks GC, 84-79–163
Steven Linnemeyer, Hillcrest GC, 83-80–163
Danny Wyrick, Fox Hollow GC, 82-82–164
Joe Miller, Wellshire GC, 79-86–165
Kim Taylor, Ptarmigan Golf & CC, 83-82–165
Harry King, City Park GC, 82-83–165
Scott Hull, Riverview GC, 83-83–166
Bill Ross, Lone Tree GC & Hotel, 85-81–166
Ben Barnes, Heather Ridge CC, 83-85–168
John Walla, Aspen GC, 86-83–169
Lenard Ashford, Meadow Hills GC, 81-90–171
Bill Hancock, Gleneagle GC, 83-88–171
Art Pitman, Fox Hollow GC, 86-91–177
Fred Cannataro, Highlands Ranch GC, 87-DQ–DQ 


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