The Richmond Register

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August 5, 2010

Moore finishes eighth

RICHMOND — Sean Moore bounced back from a tough second round, but couldn’t make up enough ground to get back in contention for the title Thursday at the PowerBilt Kentucky Open in Lexington.

The Richmond resident shot a 70 in the third round and finished tied for eighth (214), seven shots off the lead. Moore was tied for first place after the opening, then shot a 75 on Wednesday, dropping him to eighth place.

Andy Roberts of Owensboro won the tournament with a three-round total of 207. He shot a 70 on Thursday and beat out Shelbyville’s Brandon Brown by one stroke for the title.

The three-day event was held at the Lexington Country Club.

Former Eastern Kentucky University golfer Jesse Massie (71-73-74 — 218) and EKU men’s golf coach Pat Stephens (71-73-73 — 218) both shot a 74 on Thursday and finished tied for 14th.

Brian Fister, another former EKU golfer, finished tied for 19th (72-75-72 — 219), along with Arlington Country Club pro Patrick Williams (76-71-72 — 219).

Phillip Hendrickson, also a former  EKU golfer, finished tied for 33rd (78-69-75 — 222).

Former Madison Central standout and EKU signee Stuart Witt (74-77-72 — 223) finished tied for 41st.

Richmond native William Peel IV finished tied for 78th with a 152 after shooting par on Wednesday.

Former EKU golfer Trey Bowling, EKU golfer Danny Bishop, former Central standout and EKU signee Adam Herald and former Central player Kyle Congleton all missed the cut after the second round and did not participate in the final round.

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