Eichholtz wins MRGA senior title





Bud Eichholtz used a birdie on the first playoff hole to edge Mike Vetorino for first place in the Mad River Golf Association Senior Championship this week.

The tournament began Tuesday at Cherokee Hills Golf Course and concluded Wednesday at Liberty Hills Golf Club.

Vetorino fired a tournament low 68 at Liberty Hills to tie Eichholtz with a two-day total of 146. Eichholtz then prevailed in the playoff to earn the winner’s trophy.

Chris Conley and Chris Keller tied for third with 150s. Denny Lane was fifth with a 154.

Vetorino took top honors in the 55-59 division, Keller led the 60-64 division, Lane led the 65-69 division and R.L. Murphy took first in the 75-and-over division.

Harry Graber shot a final round 72 to take the Super Senior title.