Persson wins President’s Cup at Wickenburg Country Club Mar 11, 2020 Mar 11, 2020 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Men’s Club President Andrew Carter (right) at Wickenburg Country Club presents Terrence Persson the standing President’s Club plaque. Persson defeated Jeff Henson, 3 and 2, in the match play championship round earlier this month.Winter visitor and club member Terrence Persson claimed his first President’s Cup championship earlier this month at Wickenburg Country Club’s golf course.Persson, in the month-long match play tournament that included 30 players, defeated Jeff Henson by being three holes ahead with only two holes to play (recorded as 3 and 2).The annual tournament is open to all Men’s Club members at the Country Club and allows competitors to set up their matches based on predetermined brackets.Persson started the tournament by edging out Stu Ecker, 5 and 3, and then advanced to the quarterfinals by clipping Danny Eagerton, 2 and 1. In that elite eight, he escaped with an overtime win against Kant Hu, 1 up, after two extra holes.He reached the semifinals by defeating eventual third-place finisher Ron Smith, 2 and 1, before facing Henson in the championship match.Henson advanced to that final by initially eliminating Ray Derrick, 2 up, after 18 holes and then held off Dave Tagge, 2 and 1, to qualify for the quarterfinals. It took an extra hole to eliminate Mike Taylor, 1 up, in the elite eight before escaping with a 1-up win against eventual fourth-place finisher Elmo Criner after two extra holes in the semifinals.Smith ended up defeating Criner, 2 and 1, in the showdown for third place.As the plaque indicates, the President’s Cup dates back to 2001, when Hu won the title.While the Men’s Club conducted its annual event through the month of February, completing it during the first week of March, the Wickenburg Women’s Golf Association held its President’s Cup and Club Championship tournaments.Watch for those results in next week’s Sun. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Latest News Brush Fire on OX Ranch Water: Test well may answer many questions The DCWM Insider: Cox Family Friday event Camp Imagination goes virtual Absenteeism is not leadership Observing local politics at work Hospital provides kindness, care Stepping out to protect rights Most Popular Articles Images Videos Commented ArticlesBrush Fire on OX Ranch1 dead, 1 injured in US 93 crash north of WickenburgTown now butt of national criticism due to ignoranceCOVID-19 Update: Five test positive at WCH; town backs off enforcement; facilities reopenWater: Test well may answer many questionsPolice ReportCrime ReportBrush fire contained near WickenburgAbsenteeism is not leadershipAnn Reynolds Smith Images Videos CommentedSorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles.