Cliff Matthews Demolishes Field in Potential Last Event Ever Played on Arlington - Division

Cliff Matthews

7 June 2008 - Arlington (Division), TX - Cliff Matthews aces hole one and never looked back for a 10 shot victory in what may be the last Texas Putting Tour event at the Division course in Arlington Texas.  The course is slated to be torn down later this year to make room for the new Dallas Cowboy Stadium. Cliff opened up a with the low round of the day 25 and was in command as Jeffrey Smith finished second and closed the gap to 10 with his last round 26 to catch 5 shots on Matthews. Cliff also won a qualifying spot for the year end TPT Championship in Webster, TX for his efforts as did James Taylor from Lubbock Texas who finished 3rd, twelve shots behind Matthews.  Winning match play spots, Joel Baker of Arlington, TX and Byron Kirby of Lake Charles, LA.

Ken Stanfill wins his second TPT APA title this year.  Ken Stanfill of Waco, TX trailed Mike Huckaby by 1 shot after round one but opened up a six shot lead over the field after round two. Huckaby finished 2nd to Stanfill 5 shots back as Dallas Texan Trevor Lewin finished 3rd ahead of Rob Martin who was 4th. Lewin and Martin won year end TPT championship spots for their efforts.  In match play Pat Simpson and Mickey DeLucca also won spots. Lewin's spot gave him four for the year, tying him with Alan Sahmel.

Article and scores provided by Mickey DeLucca and Danny Tatum..

Professional Division
(Arlington (Division), TX - Course # 1 - 7 June 2008)

Round Prize 
Player123Total Money 
1Cliff Matthews25263182$150.00
2Jeffrey Smith*34322692$90.00
3James Taylor*31313294$50.00
4Joel Baker*28323595$30.00
5David McCollister33323297$20.00
6Steve Tanton29363398
7Tom Robertson35372799
8Danny Tatum363034100
8Lee Messinger303535100
10Byron Kirby*334032105
11Greg Simpson363735108

* Player earned a spot in the 2008 Texas State Championship.

Amateur Division
(Arlington (Division), TX - Course # 1 - 7 June 2008)

Round Expense 
Player123Total Money 
1Ken Stanfill31313496$20.00
2Mike Huckaby303833101$10.00
3Trevor Lewin*383334105
4Rob Martin*363437107
5Pat Simpson*412939109
6Mickey Delucca*333839110

* Player earned a spot in the 2008 Texas State Championship.

Novice Division
(Arlington (Division), TX - Course # 1 - 7 June 2008)

Round Expense 
Player123Total Money 
1Ed Adcock404239121
2Brandi Simpson42DNF



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