Plummer wins record fifth Maine Senior Amateur Championship

Posted by: BDN on Thu Aug 24th, 2017 4:32 am
Mark Plummer was 3 over through the first four holes of the second round on Wednesday. But that didn’t prevent the multi-time champion from adding another title to his storied golf resume.Plummer bounced back to birdie holes 7 through 9 and get back to even, then birdied Nos. 11 and 13 on his way to a two-stroke victory over defending champion Ron Dery at the Maine Senior Amateur Championship played at Falmouth Country Club.Tuesday’s opening round was played at the Woodlands Club, also in Falmouth.The 65-year-old Plummer, who hails from Manchester and plays out of Augusta Country Club in his hometown, was the only player to break par on Wednesday with his 1-under 71 and finished with a two-day total of 144, even par. It was his record fifth victory in the Maine Senior Amateur. ... mpionship/
Posted by: PPH on Thu Aug 24th, 2017 4:46 am
Plummer captures Maine Senior Amateur golf titleMark Plummer shoots a 1-under par 71 in the final round at Falmouth Country Club....“It’s nice to win. You never know how many more there are, if any,” Plummer said after posing for pictures on the 18th green while holding the crystal cup that went to the winner.It was Plummer’s fifth senior championship – the previous one coming in 2012 – adding to his 13 Maine Amateur titles.Plummer’s last Maine Amateur championship was in 2003, although he’s contended in more, including a runner-up finish in 2015. ... olf-title/