Melson Earns Low-Pro Honors

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Jared Melson shot 70 on Monday and earned low-pro honors in the Chattanooga Chapter TN PGA Pro-Am at the Canyon Ridge Golf Club.

Monday's Results:

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Low Professional : 1st: (70) Jared Melson

T2nd: (74) Doug Amor & Gregg Juster

Professional Skins: #1 & #3 Doug Amor, #5 David Owens, #6 & #12 Jared Melson &

#11 & #18 Gregg Juster

Amateur Skins: #1 Rusty Pickett, #7 Bob Tucker, & #15 Bill Leatherwood

Team Results:

1st: (62) Doug Amor, Rusty Pickett, Mark Ingle, Scottie Hightower

T2nd: (63) Gregg Juster, Jeff Poe, Bobby Eaton, John Holder

T2nd: (63) Jared Melson, Bob Tucker, Robert McCutcheon, Greg Anspach

T2nd: (63) Doug Amor, Guy Carpenter, David Robertson, Bill Brooks


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