Bill Marin

Marin wins Championship Flight at tour event

Bill Marin of Patterson won the championship flight of the Louisiana Senior Amateur Golf Tour event at Belle Terre Country Club in LaPlace on May 28. With Marin, center, are second place finisher Wayne Sweeney, right, and third-place finisher James Hamilton, both of Lafayette. Marin was 4 over par for this tour stop, one of 10 scheduled tournaments across Louisiana during 2014. Eric Simmons, tour director for Louisiana, said the Louisiana Amateur Tour is one of 17 state tours competing under the national Senior Amateur Tour out of Charlotte, N.C. Players compete in one of four flights based on handicap. The Louisiana Senior Tour started in 2008 and is open to any amateur golfer residing in Louisiana who is at least 50 years old. Louisiana Senior Amateur Tour is a seasonal membership which allows members to compete in the 10 scheduled tournaments in Louisiana. There is a Tour Championship in Pinehurst, N.C., this year for the top players of the various state tours. For more info on joining the Louisiana Senior Tour, interested golfers can contact Simmons at 337-288-6691 or at laagt.com. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Louisiana Senior Amateur Golf Tour)

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