Hunter O’Neal and Brian Hart of Bluefield take 2024 WV Golf Association Two-Man Scramble title

The 2024 West Virginia Two-Man Championship saw the winning team of Hunter O’Neal of Bluefield, Va. and Brian Hart of Bluefield, W. Va. come from one stroke behind yesterday’s leaders to win the championship by four strokes for a final (-18) 126 thanks, in part, to scoring eight birdies and one eagle.

The Championship, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association on the Palmer Course at Stonewall Resort, saw five teams tied for second in the Championship Flight at (-14) 130:

  • Jeremy Vallet of Logan and Cory Hoshor of Eleanor;
  • Noah Mullens of Milton and Jack Michael of Huntington;
  • Davey Jude of Kermit and Cam Roam of Huntington;
  • Christian Brand of Scott Depot and Bosten Miller of Hurricane; and
  • Bryson Beaver of Elkview and Lucas Lange.

In the First Flight, Wes Duncan of Daniels and Tad Tomblin of Alums Creek finished at (-11) 133 defeating Brian Anania of Scott Depot and Jonathan Clark of Hurricane in a scorecard tie-breaker.  Rounding out the top five in the First Flight were:

  • Ben Palmer and Brett Fluharty, both of Parkersburg, (-10) 134;
  • Tyler Hartzell of Fairmont and Kolbe Kimbrew of Grafton, (-9) 135; and
  • Jacob Workman and Chase Preston, both of Chapmanville, (-8) 136.

In the Second Flight, Christian and Jerry McKisic, both of Buckhanon, came from a five-way tie for the lead yesterday to finish at (-10) 134, leading the remainder of their flight by seven strokes.  Rounding out the top five teams were:

  • Brian Morrison of Barboursville and Tyler Hetzer of Milton, (-3) 141;
  • Buddy Butler of Williamstown and Scott Cozzens of Vincent, Ohio, (-3) 141;
  • Wesley and Jared Butler, both of South Charleston, (-1) 143;
  • Mark Newfeld of Huntington and Jacob Haynes of Hurricane, even par 144; and
  • Lee van Horn of Huntington and Jamie Field of Morgantown, even par 144.

“It was a good finish for the teams, but I thought the course might actually win,” said Mike Rogers, head golf professional at Stonewall Resort.  “We are honored to host this WVGA tournament.”

“There was some great action on the course today, showing what a difference a day can make in the sport of golf,” said WVGA’s Executive Director Chris Slack.

Click here for Saturday’s leaderboard.

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