Bob Svenson, the 2020 winner of the Super, Super Senior division at the Champlain Country Club.

ST. ALBANS/MILTON — I have been chronicling golf in Franklin County for 56 years, and my number one event transpired Monday at Champlain Country Club. Bob Svenson, 84, carded a two-over-par 73, to win the Super Super Senior Division.

All golfers want to shoot their age, but to do it with an 11 stroke differential is not too common. Svenson this morning said it was his largest differential in tournament play. He intimated he has had an even higher differential on occasion. The Milton resident has been a member at Champlain Country Club for many years, and started playing the game as a boy.

Now if any of the young bucks out there think I am being too generous with my praise, to you I say: If you're lucky enough to make it to age 84, then go ahead, and try to shoot a 73!

The only other golfer to shoot a 73 Monday was Tom McDonald, who played in the age 60-69 bracket.

Top finishers in each category are listed below.

SENIORS (50-59)

Bob Berno 75

John Duffy 77

Greg Quilliam 78


Tom McDonald 73

Ed Murray 77

Kent Henderson 83


Bob Svenson 73

Larry Chase 76

Geno Bombardier 77

Mike Janson 77

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