Nevada Golf Las Vegas City Amateur
By Tanner Brown
On a cold weekend in windy conditions, Taylor
Montgomery fired a final round 63 to post a136
total in the clubhouse and waited while Kenny
Ebalo finished his round, playing in the final
group. Ebalo, the 2014 Player of the Year frontrunner, made bogey on his 36th Hole of the
tournament to tie Montgomery.
Both players made birdie on each of the first
two playoff holes as darkness was setting in.
After a pair of pars on the 3rd hole, Montgomery
made par on the 4th hole to close out the
First round leader, Samuel Mangiaterra from
Victorville, California, finished in a tie for 3rd after
shooting a first round 65. Also finishing in 3rd
Place at 2 under par were Blair Bursey, Brayden
Eriksen, and the legendary Todd Robert.
In the Net Division, impressive play by Gabe
Shirley led to a runaway victory. Shirley shot a 67-
68 net for a two-day total of 135 to win by 6 shots
over Eduardo Ramirez. The 2013 Net Player of the
Year, Rob Zoine, finished in third place.
The senior edition of the City Championship
took place on the two days before. The defending
champion Gary Carpendale backed up his first
round of 65 with a final round 74 to hold on for
victory. Carpendale shot a 36 Hole total of 139,
3 shots better than in 2013, when he shot 73-69
for a 142.
Carpendale held off a charging Peter Dunlap
playing in the group ahead. Dunlap shot a
final round 69 to post a 3 under total for the
championship, but Carpendale chipped in on
the 18th Hole to win by 2 shots.
2012 Champion, Steven Fink, shot a first
round 69, but struggled down the stretch to post
a final round 76.
The Senior Net Division was won by Greg
Marks who shot an impressive 2 day net total
In the Super Senior Field, John Enright beat
John Corbin in a sudden death playoff with a
par on the first playoff hole. Battling head to
head all day, Enright shot a final round 71 while
Corbin finished at even par 72. Both players shot
6 under for the tournament.
John Corbin took 2nd in the Gross Division, but
ended up winning the Net Championship by 1 shot
over Jim Burger with an 8 under total of 136.
Las Vegas City Amateur
Decided by Playoff