Tuesday, July 15, 2014

MC alum part of winning duo at golf tournament

MRT Photo by James Durbin. CLICK HERE for an MRT photo album from the tournament.
• JAMBOREE: Christensen-Shivers clinch crown with final round 61

By Len Hayward
Midland Reporter-Telegram

MIDLAND, TEXAS - Nine days ago, Brady Shivers didn’t have a partner for the Jamboree and found one in Will Christensen.Now, the duo are Jamboree champions.

Christensen sank about an 80-foot putt for eagle on the 18th hole to clinch a two-stroke victory in the annual partnership tournament at Green Tree Country Club against defending champions Michael Pruitt and Zach Atkinson.

A pairing that didn’t even exist 10 days ago, now has claimed one of the most coveted trophies in local golf as they shot a final round 10-under 61 to finish at 188 for the three-day tournament.

“To be playing in this tournament, the competitiveness is awesome,” said Shivers, a Seminole native who also played at Midland College and the University of Houston. “There are so many good players in this field, it’s pretty cool to be on top ...”

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