GREAT FALLS — Brett Bennyhoff of Great Falls rallied from four shots back to claim the 59th Montana State Senior Championship Thursday at Meadowlark Country Club.

Bennyhoff shot a 73 in the final round to edge fellow Great Falls golfers Monty Kuka and Bob Sainsbury by one stroke with a three-day total of 223. Billings golfer Jeff Allen held a two-stroke lead after two rounds but finished tied for fourth with a third round 80.

Full results from the 59th State Senior Championship below.

Freshman Flight 1
Brett Bennyhoff, Great Falls 76 74 73 223
Jeff D. Allen, Billings 71 75 80 226
Steve DiGiovanna, Sheridan 74 78 75 227
Thom Babinecz, Great Falls 82 76 71 229
Jay Anderson, Helena 75 78 78 231
Peter Benson, Billings 74 80 77 231
Dave Stengel, Missoula 78 76 77 231
Jerry Faechner, Bozeman 79 78 76 233
Rob Warehime, Great Falls 76 80 80 236
Marc Parriman, Helena 80 80 77 237
Mike Palagyi, Roundup 76 79 87 242

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Freshman Flight 2
Lee Levine, Bozeman 75 73 80 228
Jeff Jensen, Havre 78 74 77 229
Fred Jones, Bozeman 73 80 77 230
Skip Ross, Fort Benton 77 73 85 235
Rich Forbis, Polson 80 84 82 246
Lecil Demarais, Malta 78 85 84 247
Ron Platke, Whitefish 83 82 82 247
Kurt Kessner, Great Falls 83 87 77 247
Bryon Mayala, Billings 83 90 82 255
Ed Buechler, Malta 80 90 89 259
Larry Spangrud, Greycliff 78 dq

Freshman Flight 3
Ray Lynn, Missoula 73 82 74 229
Brady Selle, Troy 79 75 80 234
Rich Thayer, Great Falls 75 80 88 243
Lonny Rand, Dillon 80 79 86 245
Todd Kaiser, Bozeman 83 82 87 252
Mark Kohoutek, Great Falls 90 80 85 255
Tom Brown, Bigfork 84 84 88 256
Doug McCormick, Culbertson 82 90 85 257
Scott Molzahn, Bozeman 88 84 86 258
Rod Boling, Denton 85 82 91 258
Pete Peterson, Lewistown 83 90 87 260
Andrew Markus, Vancouver 89 90 84 263

Freshman Flight 4
Terry Thomas, Dillon 78 81 78 237
Cobey Theade, Red Lodge 78 83 78 239
Todd Harper, Great Falls 81 83 75 239
Bruce Grendahl, Billings 82 78 80 240
Chris Vidulich, Kalispell 78 80 83 241
Mike Crocker, Great Falls 80 83 80 243
David Richards, Great Falls 92 83 87 262
Steve Maxwell, Ennis 84 96 83 263
Jim Skovron, Great Falls 82 88 93 263
Dennis Ebel, Missoula 85 87 91 263
Ross Simser, Malta 90 92 95 277

Freshman Flight 5
Frank J. Gaul, Butte 83 84 80 247
Bruce Clark, Great Falls 81 84 86 251
Richard O’Leary, Butte 86 82 84 252
Tom Lyons, Great Falls 86 83 86 255
Pete Woods, Chester 84 85 87 256
Ron Shorter, Livingston 87 82 88 257
Ken Smith, Dillon 79 92 89 260
Scott Voytoski, Great Falls 87 85 88 260
Jim Rutherford, Lewistown 91 86 90 267
Mike Henderson, Malta 86 93 96 275
Tim Casey, Laurel 90 96 91 277
Monte Gardipee, Great Falls 99 91 90 280
Bill Halver, Shelby 95 92 94 281

Freshman Flight 6
Gerry Veis, Havre 81 88 84 253
Joe Nickisch, Billings 82 92 86 260
Bill Hughes, Butte 89 84 87 260
Monte Solberg, Lewistown 88 91 84 263
Randy Hinzman, Kalispell 88 86 89 263
Roger Amundson, Malta 79 96 92 267
Brad Newman, Butte 90 92 86 268
Randy Rennick, Superior 96 93 83 272
John Arrasmith, Livingston 89 92 93 274
Gery Schneider, Butte 89 95 93 277
Dan Runyan, Livingston 94 95 93 282

Freshman Flight 7
Scott Hobbs, Great Falls 88 95 95 278
Mark Menke, Helena 99 106 119 324
Mark Reagor, Great Falls 92 94 97 283
Rod Stirling, Shelby 91 82 101 274
Richard Adamson, Helena 92 111 97 300
R T Ray, Whitefish 83 89 92 264
Kevin Markovich, Butte 90 93 96 279
Rodney Archambeault, Glasgow 87 97 95 279
Mark A. Storud, Missoula 94 103 99 296
Stan Stanhope, Hot Springs 83 94 88 265

Freshman Flight 8
Brad Lins, Great Falls 85 84 83 252
Jim Ford, Livingston 99 93 97 289
Kerry Ward, Havre 99 88 88 275
Dan Hickman, Seeley Lake 96 86 97 279
Gene Maloney, Shelby 96 92 92 280
Dave R. Anderson, Belt 96 98 105 299
Cary Weyrauch, Kalispell 98 100 95 293
Glenn Lambert, Raynesford 105 104 99 308
Ron Cole, Billings 90 100 113 303
John Phillips, Great Falls 99 108 113 320
Mike Mosby, Bozeman 94 115 121 330

Sophomore Flight 1
Dennis Clarke, Great Falls 76 75 78 229
George Stern, Missoula 75 78 77 230
Kelley Gaskill, Bozeman 79 78 79 236
Dan Brown, Billings 77 82 77 236
Chuck Thoennes, Belgrade 81 76 79 236
Gordie McManus, Great Falls 79 77 81 237
Earl Rife, Kalispell 76 83 79 238
Thomas McNeely, Red Lodge 79 82 78 239
Ralph Hamler, Sheridan 75 84 80 239
John Reeves, Helena 84 81 77 242
Robert ‘Andy’ Anderson, East Helena 79 85 79 243
Bill Murray, Helena 79 82 82 243
Jimmy Moore, Whitefish 85 81 86 252

Sophomore Flight 2
Bob Sainsbury, Great Falls 79 73 72 224
Charles Lansing, Dillon 75 75 76 226
Rick Becker, Belt 71 84 77 232
Doug Olson, Helena 75 83 79 237
Dan Lieberg, Helena 82 79 77 238
Scott Smith, Coram 85 76 79 240
Lance Sears, Bozeman 80 83 79 242
Tom Skovron, Great Falls 84 79 80 243
Sparkey McLean, Anaconda 81 82 83 246
Dee Sullivan, Butte 79 84 83 246
Dan Purcell, Bigfork 80 86 87 253
Terry Graham, Great Falls 77 86 92 255

Sophomore Flight 3
Del Rupert, Bozeman 77 78 78 233
Chuck Trayer, Bigfork 87 82 76 245
Gary McManus, Great Falls 76 89 82 247
Lon Peterson, Cut Bank 80 86 81 247
Bernie Oglietti, Ennis 82 82 84 248
Bill Schauer, Helena 89 79 80 248
Vince Taylor, Bigfork 85 82 82 249
Mike Risko, Great Falls 78 84 88 250
Pat Darbro, Bozeman 90 81 79 250
Dan Little, Whitefish 85 78 89 252
Dan Gaughan, Helena 86 88 86 260
Steve Noreen, Cut Bank 81 91 90 262
Jim Pellegrini, Helena 89 88 86 263

Sophomore Flight 4
John d’Autremont, Lewistown 79 80 76 235
Mike Jones, Bigfork 82 83 78 243
Bill Shaw, Bozeman 81 86 86 253
Steve Banning, Dillon 87 79 92 258
Denny Davis, Fairfield 86 88 85 259
Joe Carrico, Great Falls 81 92 87 260
Patrick L. McDonough, Great Falls 86 89 87 262
Russ Cravens, Missoula 85 93 84 262
Jim Wirt, Havre 87 88 90 265
Ed Venetz, Great Falls 84 99 89 272
Jack Ganje, Great Falls 95 95 88 278

Sophomore Flight 5
Steve Corn, Florence 84 88 77 249
Larry Hughes, Vancouver 84 87 88 259
Randy Michael, Laurel 83 88 89 260
Ben Rangel, Great Falls 85 87 89 261
Dennis Dietrich, Great Falls 86 87 91 264
Ron Jupka, Great Falls 84 94 91 269
Gary Elenburg, Billings 91 93 87 271
Ray Noble, Three Forks 89 93 89 271
Craig Buehler, Lewistown 87 96 94 277
Michael Blanck, Manhattan 93 91 94 278
Fred Town, Twin Bridges 98 93 92 283
Lloyd Bermingham, Belgrade 94 95 96 285

Sophomore Flight 6
Bill Walters, Great Falls 84 87 91 262
Rick Waples, Red Lodge 85 85 92 262
Jack Gillespie, Great Falls 87 85 93 265
Doug Solberg, Manhattan 91 87 87 265
Brad Wenz, Missoula 85 90 90 265
Kenny Trust, Bigfork 83 92 96 271
Jim Murphy, Billings 89 96 89 274
Dan McLean, Helena 88 96 102 286
Bob Parker, Dillon 93 96 100 289
Dale Schaff, Lewistown 99 95 97 291
Roy Hamilton, Livingston 107 110 99 316

Sophomore Flight 7
Jay Baumberger, Great Falls 94 85 85 264
Steve Solberg, Billings 95 90 90 275
Jack Weis, Kalispell 89 90 96 275
John Kelly, Superior 96 88 92 276
Tom Butorac, Missoula 91 91 95 277
Mark Redfern, Helena 92 96 90 278
Jim Barfknecht, Helena 98 91 90 279
John E. Hove, Westby 95 89 95 279
Earl Terwilliger, Great Falls 99 92 88 279
Ken Mosby, Bozeman 88 98 94 280
Bruce Solberg, Bigfork 91 98 98 287
Tom Billings, Conrad 95 95 102 292

Sophomore Flight 8
Dex Tank, Bozeman 94 90 89 273
Tom Shea, Bozeman 95 92 96 283
Bob Ulrich, Billings 96 93 96 285
Craig Thomas, Butte 97 93 96 286
Rich Soha, Great Falls 95 97 94 286
Wayne Pittard, Billings 97 93 97 287
Joe Barbero, Billings 93 99 97 289
Hal Robbins, Helena 94 101 95 290
Mike Dalton, Helena 96 95 99 290
Don Ryan, Great Falls 95 97 98 290
Joe Benski, Butte 96 98 97 291
Robert Spear, Butte 99 96 97 292
Gary Samuels, Great Falls 105 99 104 308

Sophomore Flight 9
Ronald Fischer, Harlowton 90 90 98 278
Bob Goodan, Lewistown 92 95 93 280
Mark Olson, Shelby 95 97 92 284
Patrick Karns, Great Falls 103 94 90 287
Joel L. Voytoski, Lolo 97 94 98 289
Ed Hughes, Great Falls 101 100 95 296
Brad E. Hicks, Livingston 106 100 97 303
K. C. Sullivan, Superior 96 105 103 304
John Murphy, Great Falls 106 104 98 308
Mel Zuidema, Great Falls 107 99 108 314
Dennis Springer, Livingston 120 113 107 340
Wayne McKay, Great Falls 99 98 wd wd

Junior Flight 1
Monty Kuka, Great Falls 77 72 75 224
Joe Hill, Missoula 77 77 73 227
Robert Cummins, Missoula 79 77 72 228
William Simmons, Bigfork 81 75 77 233
James Mullins, Helena 78 79 78 235
George Geise, Great Falls 86 77 73 236
Mike Walsh, Great Falls 80 79 81 240
Zander Blewett, Great Falls 79 78 83 240
Bill Gilman, Missoula 78 81 86 245
George Chase, Bigfork 79 87 82 248
David H. Shopay, Gallatin Gateway 88 82 79 249

Junior Flight 2
Ace Brown, Anaconda 79 84 82 245
Ken JonasenGreat Falls 81 80 87 248
Dale Huffine, Lewistown 86 82 80 248
Lauren McClurg, Bigfork 87 80 82 249
Bill Sprinkle, Helena 89 78 86 253
Bill Brunskill, Bigfork 84 85 84 253
Greg Barkus, Bigfork 86 81 88 255
Bob Lander, Great Falls 88 84 83 255
Tedd Stanisich, Dillon 88 84 84 256
Frank Williams, Missoula 86 89 84 259
Rex Tanberg, Great Falls 85 87 90 262
Charlie Mueller, Helena 90 83 93 266
Carl McAfee, Missoula 87 91 93 271

Junior Flight 3
John Hayes, Great Falls 84 89 81 254
Chuck Burdette, Wilsall 84 88 86 258
Terry Morton, Great Falls 83 88 90 261
Jim Kernaghan, Great Falls 83 92 92 267
Gary Turcott, Helena 90 90 87 267
Bob Balhiser, Helena 85 90 95 270
Barry Newmark, Great Falls 96 86 88 270
Mick Delaney, Butte 97 86 90 273
John Gilligan, Red Lodge 88 91 96 275
Dave Hilde, Billings 90 94 93 277
Tom L. Schumacher, Malta 94 93 93 280
Bent Petersen, Bigfork 88 96 dq

Junior Flight 4
Don Schaufler, Ennis 77 86 82 245
Dennis C. Smith, Butte 82 87 82 251
Tom Strizich, Kalispell 78 86 90 254
Gary Rodman, Whitefish 84 84 88 256
Jerry Rivinius, Billings 81 87 89 257
Fid Fitterer, Great Falls 83 92 89 264
Bob Slaven, Polson 90 88 90 268
Joel H. Schmidt, Missoula 90 92 92 274
Gary Myers, Whitefish 93 86 98 277
James Valentino, Bigfork 87 100 92 279
Joe McBride, Butte 86 89 92 dq

Junior Flight 5
G. Todd Baugh, Billings 88 91 85 264
Dick Fisher, Fort Benton 89 91 87 267
Gerald Shinn, Whitefish 89 89 89 267
Bruce Hogan, Kalispell 88 97 83 268
Dan Sundling, Livingston 88 87 95 270
Gary Ugrin, Billings 81 95 98 274
Ralph Wetzel Jr., Billings 90 88 98 276
Robert ‘Goose’ Shaw,
Whitehall 96 96 86 278
Jim Nolan, Clancy 97 88 96 281
Tom Vincent, Livingston 88 90 103 281
Ron Olson, Whitefish 93 88 101 282
Mike Karns, Great Falls 95 97 99 291

Junior Flight 6
Morrill Stout, McAllister 92 85 95 272
Keith Olson, Kalispell 86 95 92 273
Duane Behm, Laurel 90 91 97 278
Dale Enerson, Malta 96 95 97 288
Wes Maze, Great Falls 94 99 97 290
Gary Forsman, Great Falls 96 104 90 290
Bill Spear, Spokane 98 98 97 293
Carl Pearson, Ennis 101 102 106 309
Bob Roberts, Stevensville 113 121 121 355
Jack Jensen, Missoula 116 108 wd

Junior Flight 7
Phillip Kulbeck, Missoula 89 97 97 283
David Adams, Livingston 93 96 100 289
Jim Burns, Livingston 91 105 93 289
Gene Markuson, Circle 94 97 99 290
Cecil Dalby, Glasgow 93 104 94 291
Chris Fleck, Great Falls 99 96 98 293
Phil Maurer, Wilsall 92 105 102 299
Phil Koterba, Lewistown 95 96 108 299
Neil Dunham, Kalispell 97 100 103 300
Ron Scott, Missoula 109 99 100 308
Jim Flagg, Lewistown 102 104 111 317

Junior Flight 8
Jim Heaton, Scobey 105 92 100 297
Bob Gersack, Livingston 102 96 102 300
Frank Gonzalez, Stevensville 100 101 106 307
Ole Patterson, Fort Benton 108 93 112 313
Roy Schmidt, Billings 99 106 108 313
John A. Edwards, Three Forks 105 99 114 318
Andy Anderson, Stevensville 108 102 117 327
Ron Hanni, Butte 102 108 118 328
Jim Ruzick, Ryegate 98 110 120 328
Richard Blankenbaker,
Bozeman 111 107 111 329
Dewey Nygaard, Missoula 112 102 121 335

Senior Flight 1
Jim Kelley,
White Sulphur Springs 84 84 82 250
Hollis West, Great Falls 86 88 77 251
Everett Egbert, Belgrade 82 82 89 253
Paul W. Turley, Helena 85 86 86 257
Angelo Veroulis, Helena 81 87 92 260
Richard Newell, Surrey 85 92 85 262
Dave Greenwood, Havre 91 96 87 274
Sam Atkins, Great Falls 84 103 87 274
Lloyd Saunders, Bigfork 93 95 91 279
Kermit Ulstad, Anaconda 102 92 87 281
Jack Countryman, Brentwood 95 92 97 284

Senior Flight 2
Jim Hansen, Bigfork 83 85 93 261
Glenn Kozeluh, Missoula 93 92 92 277
Ted Hodges, Columbia Falls 101 85 92 278
Bob Livesey, Florence 95 91 93 279
Harry Birkenbuel, Great Falls 96 90 95 281
J. T. Brownlee, Wolf Point 90 93 99 282
Bill Rozokat Jr., Great Falls 89 95 99 283
Bob Miller, Butte 94 91 100 285
Norman Carey, Missoula 97 99 107 303
Dave Sauvageau, Three Forks 106 103 98 307
John Dalby, Glasgow 114 112 114 340
Gene Freeman, Great Falls 104 106 wd

Senior Flight 3
Wayne C. Riley, Lewistown 88 102 106 296
William Boley, Three Forks 109 99 109 317
Marvin Mathison, Lewistown 107 117 108 332
Bill Shull, Plains 106 112 117 335
Derk Turner, Stevensville 118 103 118 339
Bill Smith, Malta 116 107 124 347
Phil Rognlien, Bigfork 105 95 wd

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