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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The 34th WV Parent-Child Championship, conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), concluded Sunday at The Resort at Glade Springs. Saturday’s four-way tie after Round One saw the father-son team of Jim and Adam Cyrus of Huntington take the championship with a 21 under par 123. They finished one stroke ahead of Jackson and Jake Woodburn of Scott Depot. The team of Hunter and John O’Neal of Bluefield, Va., finished two strokes off the lead and one stroke ahead of a five-way tie for fourth.
The Extended Family champions, Luke and Clayton Thomas of Proctorville, Ohio, extended their first round lead to finish at 13 under par 131. Linda and Jared Taylor of Bluefield held onto their first round lead to finish at 10 under par 134.
“The course was in good shape for this event and the greens were rolling well,” said Glade Springs’ Head Golf Professional Kyle Long.
Other top flight winners were:
First Flight: Keith and Keith Morgan of Morgantown, (-18) 126;
Second Flight: Andrew and Jay Miller of Scott Depot, (-13) 131;
Third Flight: Ed and Josh Littlehales of Milton, (-6) 138;
Fourth Flight: Joel and Stephen McDavid of Scott Depot, (-5) 139;
Fifth Flight: Rich and Drew DeHart of Barboursville, (-1) 143; and
Sixth Flight: Terry and AJ Warne of Bridgeport, (+9) 153.
Other highlights of the tournament’s play include 20 birdies for the team of Ben and Bob Ramsey of Bluefield, Va., 19 birdies each for the teams of Tony and Jared Bryant of Bridgeport and Ben and Bob Ramsey of Bluefield, Va., 18 birdies and an eagle for the team of Hunter and John O’Neal of Bluefield, Va. and 17 birdies and two eagles for the team of Jackson and Jake Woodburn of Scott Depot.
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About the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): Founded in 1913, the West Virginia Golf Association is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in West Virginia. We encourage families and people of all ages, especially our senior women and men, to pursue and benefit from the opportunities for competition, camaraderie and health offered by the sport of golf. We introduce elementary school children to golf and safety, core values and healthy habits through the First Tee of West Virginia and develop young players through our Callaway Junior Rookie League and Callaway Junior Tour events for boys and girls under 18. We host one-day events and tournaments throughout the season for men, women, juniors and seniors. Our membership consists of 85 Member Clubs and over 11,000 individual golfers throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition, we serve as a central source of information for our Member Clubs and generally represent the United States Golf Association (USGA) through administering the USGA Handicap System and Course/Slope Rating System, conducting qualifying rounds and overseeing amateur status matters. It is also our privilege to protect and share the rich history of golf in West Virginia through the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame.