May 18-19, 2013
FRESNO – David Smith of Fresno earned a three-shot victory in the Fresno City Senior Championship at Riverside GC, firing a 36-hole total of 143, one-under par. After opening with a two-under par 70 and alone in second, Smith followed with a one-over par 73 to finish atop the leaderboard. Fellow Fresno resident Doug Johnson had the low final round score to move up the leaderboard and finish second place. After a first round two-over par 74, Johnson carded an even-par 72 to finish at 146. Tied for third at 148, four-over par were Bill Storey and Rob Adolph. Storey showed consistency with back-to-back 74s, while conversely Adolph who had the first round lead with a three-under par 69, closed with a seven-over par 79. Rounding out the top five was Greg Saiki at 149, five over par, with rounds of 73 and 76.
In the Master Division Championship another three-shot victory was in store as Mike Stieler of Coarsegold finished at 141, three-under par. Stieler opened with a three-under par 69 to take a two-shot advantage on the field and also allowed him to cruise in the final round to an even-par 72. Greg Loosigian took second at 144 with rounds of 71 and 73, while Troy Williams finished alone in third at 150 with matching 75s. Tied for fourth at 151, seven-over par were Darren Segrue (77-74) and Ty Murphy (76-75).