An eagle and three birdies on the back nine carried hometown golfer Don
Slater to the championship of the inaugural Durham Senior Amateur golf
tournament on Tuesday at Hillandale Golf Course in Durham.
Slater, who had entered the day in second place, finished the round with
a 68 for a two-round total of 137 and a three-stroke victory over Larry
Boswell of Jamestown and first-round leader Wayne Pyrtle of Burlington
in the Senior Overall Division.
In the Super Senior Division for ages 65 and up, Ron Johnston of Chapel
Hill shot a final-round 73 for a 145 total and a one-stroke victory over
first-round leader Bob Rudolph of Raleigh, who shot a 75.