Worley Beats Calkins in Playoff to Win 23rd SCGA Super Senior Championship

Curtis Worley of Coronado just keeps on winning.

The 65-year-old made a two-putt par on the first hole of a sudden-death to turn back Craig Calkins of Manhattan Beach and win the 23rd Southern California Golf Association Super Senior Championship on the Ranch Course at Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang.

Worley, who captured the Morrison Cup earlier this year, made two birdies down the stretch to finish regulation play at 71-71—142, 2-under-par, while Calkins also had two late birdies to force the playoff at 72-70—142.

In addition, Worley won the Southern California Tour Championship, the Aviara Fall Invitational, the Valley Center Championship and the Golfweek Senior Desert Showdown last year.

Worley’s biggest title came in the 1974 California Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

Casey Boyns of Monterey finished third at 75-69—144, followed by Donald Baker of Woodland Hills at 72-73—145, and Jeffrey Gipner of Oceanside at 71-75—146.

John Hoffman of San Diego shot 75-72—147 to tie for sixth with Michael Turner of Sherman Oaks, who finished at 72-75—147, and Stan Ware of Oak Hills, who came in at 73-74—147.

Brad Larsen of Oceanside made an eagle on the first hole of the final round and totaled 76-72—148 to finish in a tie for 10th with Brad Larsen of Oceanside, who came in at 75-73—148.

Two-time defending champion Jeff Burda of La Quinta wound up in a tie for 11th at 75-74—149, while 2019 winner David Uihara of Brea tied for 19th at 76-78—154, and 2014 champ Kenneth Knott of Santa Fe, N.M., was 61st at 82-84—166.

For complete results, visit https://scga-2022scgasuperseniorchampionship.golfgenius.com/pages/3347446

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