Franklin County Country Club

On Sunday September 8th, the Amateur Players Tour traveled to Franklin County Country Club. Established in 1924 Franklin County Country Club has long set the standard in Franklin County as the place to belong for a country club experience. Located in the Ozark foothills just south of Washington, MO. in Krakow, the first things you will notice is how beautiful it lays among the rolling hills. The 6500 yard course has zoysia fairways and undulating greens. Golfers who have played this course speak of the challenge these 18 holes bring and how beautifully it is landscaped and maintained.

In Division 1, we had quite a battle! It came down to a playoff between Josh Edison and John Todd for 1st place. Todd and Edison both shot a 1 over-par 72 in regulation. Josh Edison came out victorious after the playoff. Following Edison and Todd was Nate McCutcheon who shot a 4 over-par 75 for a 3rd place finish.

In Division 2, Brad Garrett of Lake St. Louis Missouri came out with a victory shooting even-par 71. Following Garrett was Chris Scoles and Joe Ortballs both shooting 7 over-par 78 for 2nd. Then we had a three-way tie for 4th between Kevin Erxleben, Mark Lohrding, and Dan Lovekamp shooting 8 over-par 79 for a 4th place finish.

In Division 3, it was a tight race all day long! Austin Schaal came out on top shooting 5 over-par 76 to take home the win. Following Schaal was Scott Klassen shooting 6 over-par 77 for 2nd. Last but not least, Chad Crawford came in 3rd shooting 7 over-par 78.

In Division 4, Michael Scoles took home his first win of the season shooting 12 over-par 83. Following Scoles was Steve Kane of St. Louis Missouri shooting 15 over-par 86 for a 2nd place finish. Todd Martin is on the leaderboard again this week shooting 17 over-par 88 for 3rd place.

In Division 5, Dennis Brosenne chalked up his 5th win of the season shooting 15 over-par 86. Following Brosenne was Greg Coburn continues to play great golf shooting 20 over-par 91 for 2nd place. Linda Bozada of St. Peters Missouri came in 3rd shooting 28 over-par 99.

From here, the St. Louis tour heads back to Gateway National Golf Links Sunday, September 15th after getting rained out on August 25th.

Chris Isom