Chris Obert

The top 53 players from this week’s Stroke Play Championship wrapped up at Millwood Golf and Racquet Club on Wednesday. In the final round, Chris Obert (Ozark) fired a 3-under 68 to capture the lead and claim the title of Missouri Stroke Play Champion. Obert, a member of Missouri State’s golf team and a member of Millwood G&RC, used his course knowledge and skill to take the victory. Chris shot back-to-back 67s in the first two rounds of the tournament followed by a 73 in this morning’s third round. In the afternoon Obert carded 5 birdies, 11 pars, and 2 bogeys. He had a four-day combined total of 279.

Nick Westrich (Farmington) came in at a close second with a total score of 280. Dylan Bekemeier (Springfield) and John Fuchs (Springfield) tied for third place with scores of 283.