South Georgia Classic2016/02/02
Photos by Val Ford, C Bar C Photography
The USTRC South Georgia Classic, sanctioned qualifier event, ran January 1-3, 2016 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. Host of the event was USTRC of Georgia. ProView US Open Tour Points were awarded through 10th place in the Average. And the event guaranteed 2/3 cash payback, with 80% payback in the Gold Plus #10 and #12. Three trophy Cowboy Gold Saddles were awarded to the high money winners each day. Twenty-three trophy Gist Buckles were awarded to the Average winners of the #11, #10, and #9; the Incentive Average winners of the #12, #11, #10, and #9; the first through third place Average winners of the #8 Pick/Draw; and to winners of the Junior Looper Divisions. Six trophy Gist Knives were awarded to the Average winners of the #15, #13, and #12. Jx2 Productions and John Johnson produced the Classic.
The Georgia Classic Century Bonus went to Brother Campbell of Franklin, TN and Glen Terrell of Notasulga, AL with 26.51 on 3.
In the #15 Handicap, Zep Chapman of Lipan, TX and Justin Yost of Rices Landing, PA were the top team, earning $3,220 in 27.12 on 4.
In the #13 Handicap, Will Batchelor of Lagrange, GA and Billy Lam of Canton, GA were the winners, taking home $5,110 with 29.35 on 4.
In the #12, the top team was Coty Long of Bonifay, FL and Ben Whiddon of Havana, FL, taking home $5,600 with 32.49 on 4.
Colt Tritt of Jasper, GA and Billy Lam won the #12 Gold Plus, taking home $5,340 with 32.71 on 4.
In the #11 it was Bucky Nastri of Screven, GA and Tyler Tatum of Douglas, GA taking the win with 33.41 on 4 and earning $6,150. Mason Johnson of Piney Flats, TN and Billy Lam were a close second with 33.97 on 4.
Full results are posted at the USTRC website: http://www.ustrc.com/Results/Details1.asp?EventUID=11758
The next mid-south USTRC event will be the Muddy River Classic in Memphis, TN on February 12-14, 2016 at the Show Place Arena.
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