Douglasville, GA — Paul Claxton, a PGA life member from Brunswick Country Club in Brunswick fired a final round of 6-under par 65 to win the inaugural West Pines Classic supported by Wealthwise Marketing, Club Car, New Balance and Ahead contested at the City of Douglasville’s West Pines Golf Club.

The 52-year-old Claxton finished with a two-day total of 7-under par 135.  Claxton defeated a trio of players who all tied for second place at 4-under par 137.   The trio included PGA associates Greg Edwards of East Lake Golf Club, Maddux Lytle of Highland Country Club, and amateur Brent Hamm from Warner Robins. Claxton’s round today was the low round of the tournament.

For his efforts, Claxton earned the first-place check of $2,200. Hamm, a rising senior playing collegiately at Troy University captured low amateur honors. West Pines Golf Club is a par 71 golf course that played to 6843 yards.  It is one of the finest municipal golf courses in the state.

In the senior division, the low professional was Bill Johnstone of Marietta who fired a two-round total of 5-over par 146.  The low senior amateur was Gary Woodell from Douglasville with a two-round total of 19-over par 161.

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