Joe Cheves, Morganton, N.C.
Cheves, 81, shot an eight-under 64 on the 6,280-yard Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club course in Morganton. A former head pro at Mimosa, Cheves has bettered his age at least once a year since turning 65 and has failed to accomplish that feat only once in roughly 200 rounds over the past two years.
Gregg LaVoie, Pasco, Wash.
Ryan LaVoie, Pasco, Wash.
Gregg, 15, a sophomore at Pasco High, became the youngest golfer to play in a Nike tour event when he competed in last week's Tri-Cities Open in Richland, Wash. He shot 78-74 to miss the cut at the Tri-Cities, which he qualified for with a four-under 68 that included an eagle 2 on the 360-yard 4th hole at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Ryan, 21, Gregg's brother, won the Oregon stroke-play with a 15-under 201 at the Oregon Golf Association Members Course in Woodburn. A senior and team captain at Oregon, Ryan also won the Oregon match play and the Pacific Coast and Washington amateurs this summer.