West Virginia Golf Association

2024 West Virginia Senior Open sees Carter with first day lead 

The West Virginia Senior Open, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), enjoyed great weather on the first day of the 2024 West Virginia Senior Open at Berry Hills Country Club in Charleston.  The two-day event is open to both amateur and professional golfers.

Pat Carter, of Huntington, leads the field of 30 golfers in the championship division with a two under par 68, scoring six birdies along the way.  Jonathan Clark of Hurricane is two strokes behind with an even par 70. Rounding out the top five are Bryan Myers of Wheeling and Michael Koreski of Parkersburg, tied at two over par 72, and Mark Strickland of Boone and professional John Ross of Freeman tied at three over par 73.

Mark White of South Charleston leads the 15-player senior division after the first day at eight over par 78, followed by James Carney of Charleston at nine over par 79, Cledus Judd of Huntington and Jay Kaufman of Mineral Wells tied at 10 over par 80 and Jim Freem of Barboursville at 11 over par 81.

“We’re thrilled to host this championship at Berry Hills Country Club in Charleston and to have such good weather,” said WVGA Director of Women’s Golf and One Day Series Sarah Cole.  “The course conditions are incredible and we’re looking forward to the final round on Tuesday.”

Click here to see today’s leaderboard.  Play resumes Tuesday.

For more information please visit wvga.org.

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