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Acharya goes back-to-back at July Fourth tournament

| July 6, 2022 1:00 AM

Jasi Acharya is now a three-time champion of the Earl Hunt 4th of July Tournament, again topping the women’s field at Whitefish Lake Golf Club on Saturday.

It is the Carver, Minn. resident’s second title in as many years (she also won in 2018). Acharya’s three-day total was 72-76-79—218, well ahead of the next player, Teigan Avery, who ended up with 232 total strokes.

Bozeman’s Cora Rosanova was third with 234 total strokes.

Winning the men’s crown was Drew Kittleson of Scottsdale, Ariz., who notably had a hole-in-one during Friday’s round. His final tally was 69-68-68—205.

Last year’s men’s champion Joey Moore was runner-up this time, totaling 210 strokes.

Bill Dunn of Missoula won the senior championship, his total was 71-74-71—216.

86th annual Earl Hunt 4th of July golf tournament

Saturday

Final round

Men

Championship flight

Drew Kittleson (Scottsdale) 69-68-68—205

Joey Moore (Billings) 67-68-74— 210

Kade McDonough (Missoula) 67-72-71—210

Drew Stoltz (Scottsdale) 67-68-76—211

Byron Olson (Houston) 70-72-71— 213

Joe Wagner (Whitefish) 71-73-71—215

Andrew Medley (Scottsdale) 68-77-71—216

Joey Lovell (Bozeman) 68-78-71—217

Riley Lawrence (Helena) 7 8-66-74—218

Justin Dorr (Spokane) 72-73-74—219

First flight

Spencer Williams (Helena) 69-76-73—218

Shawn Tucker (Whitefish) 71-73-81—225

Scott Friggle (Round Rock, TX) 80-69-79—228

Tyler Avery (Kalispell) 74-73-81—228

Arthur Doorn (Whitefish) 73-76-79—228

Senior

Championship flight

Bill Dunn (Missoula) 71-74-71—216

Gregory Hetzer (Whitefish) 80-76-77-233

Ron Ramsbacher (Missoula) 80-77-80-237

Gene Walsh (Whitefish) 79-77-81—237

Brad Grattan (Whitefish) 77-75-86—238

Darin Vickery (Eureka) 82-77-79—238

Women

Championship flight

Jasi Acharya (Carver, MN) 72-76-79—218

Teigan Avery (Kalispell) 79-78-75—232

Cora Rosanova (Bozeman) 81-75-78—234

Morgan O’Neil (Laurel) 77-85-75—237

Jordan Briggs (Livermore, BC) 84-79-77—240

Hannah Rosanova (Bozeman) 80-82-78—240

Shealyn Hafer (Missoula) 85-79-78—242

Tricia Joyce 79-83-81—243

Emma Woods (Fairfield) 77-81-86—244

Kinsey Irwin (Lewistown) 82-81-82—245

Marcella Mercer (Kalispell) 83-84-81—248

First flight

Marcy Holt (Spokane) 75-79-78—232

Shelby DeVore (San Antonio) 83-80-80—243

Karen Jacobson (Whitefish) 85-82-84—251

Bobbie Lacklen (Libby) 86-84-82—252

Kathy Dodd (Whitefish) 87-87-88—262

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Cameron Kahle watches his tee shot on the second hole of the North Course during the Earl Hunt Memorial Fourth of July Tournament at Whitefish Lake Golf Club on Thursday, June 30. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Teigan Avery lines up a putt on the tenth green of the South Course during the Earl Hunt Memorial Fourth of July Tournament at Whitefish Lake Golf Club on Thursday, June 30. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Art Doorn watches his tee shot on the second hole of the North Course during the Earl Hunt Memorial Fourth of July Tournament at Whitefish Lake Golf Club on Thursday, June 30. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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