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Ramstein’s Jason Perry missed the course record by a stroke Thursday, firing a 66 on his way to the USAFE men’s golf championship at the Alpine Golf Course on Aviano Air Base, Italy, according to USAFE sports director Tom Burkett.

Perry, a 1-handicapper, had a 54-hole total of 3-under-par 207 over the 5,659-yard, par-70 layout. Perry finished 15 strokes ahead of his nearest competitor, Dave Henderson of Aviano.

Perry opened the tournament Tuesday with a 70, then endured a Wednesday rain-out before firing a 4-under 66 in the first of his two rounds Thursday. He completed the event with a 71 later in the day.

Tammy Cobb of Camp Darby, Italy, took the women’s title with a 243 total.

Ramstein’s Andrew Kuykendall won the men’s open division with a 13-over-223, Perry won the senior division for golfers aged 30-39 years and Henderson captured the masters title for golfers 40 and older with a 222.

USAFE golf championships

AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy—Top finishers Thursday from the 54-hole USAFE golf championships held on the par-70 Alpine Golf Course here. Distance is 5,659 yards for men and 4,847 yards for women:

Men’s OpenAndrew Kuykendall (Ramstein) 72-75-76—223

Matt Castilllo (Ramstein) 74-80-73—227

Ken Gestring (Incirlik) 85-78-76—239

Chad Quesenberry (Ramstein) 80-82-74—236

Men’s seniors (30-39 years)

Jason Perry (Ramstein) 70-66-71—207

Kevin Dooms (Aviano) 74-72-77—223

Jude Sorg (Aviano) 78-78-74—230

Eric Hill (Aviano) 78-77-79—234

John Martin (Mildenhall) 79-83-80—242

Marty Valentine (Aviano) 78-80-84—242

George Smith (Mildenhall) 80-86-86—252

Men’s masters (40 years and older)Dave Henderson (Aviano) 72-77-73—222

Billy Anderson (Incirlik) 78-81-83—242

Keith Adams (Aviano) 80-78-89—247

Marco Bayquen (Aviano) 80-83-85—248

Chuck Dittell (Aviano) 79-89-84—252

Todd Katz (Aviano) 86-80-86—252

J.R. Tucker (Aviano) 95-76-88—259

WomenTammy Cobb (Camp Darby) 81-86-76—243

Longest driveQuesenberry, 330 yards

Closest to pinHill


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