Tercero rallies for Whidbey Amateur title

Robert Tercero came from four strokes down to capture the first Whidbey Amateur Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14.

After the first round Saturday at the Gallery Golf Course, this year's Whidbey Golf Club Men's Invitational winner Doug Pierce led with a 72; Tercero shot a 76.

Tercero stormed back with a 70 at the Whidbey Golf Club Sunday to claim the title with a total of 146. Sean Hall finished second with a 148.

Larry Pelham took the low overall net crown "with an astounding 64-62 for an 18 under par 126," according to WGC pro David Phay. He was followed by Todd Harris at 143 and Pierce and John Geragotelis at 144.

In Flight 2, recent Coupeville High School graduate Austin Fields shot the best gross score of 157. David Smith and Doug Rathbun led in net scores with 139.

In Flight 3, Gunnar Loveng topped the field with a gross of 180. Harold Koch carded the best net score of 142; Ken Sargent was next at 147.

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