Cassell downs Noland in play-off

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At Charles Stiles Memorial Senior Duffers in Bardstown.

By The Staff

Mike Cassell won a sudden-death play-off over Joe Noland to claim the Charles Stiles Memorial Senior Duffers championship at the Bardstown Country Club Maywood Course.

After the Monday first round, Noland held a one-stroke lead over Tommie Brown and Buck Roberts with a net score of 65. Cassell closely followed with a net 68.

After a fierce battle on day two of the tourney, the round ended with Noland and Cassell tied with net 133s at the end of regulation play.

A sudden-death play-off began on No. 1 with Cassell winning the hole and the championship. Murrell Young’s 137 left him with a third-place showing.

Closest to the pin winners on the second day of Par 3s were: Bob Elzy, No. 5; Darrell Hunt, No. 8; Elzy, No. 12; and Wilbur Cox, No. 16.