Lennie Cole started the summer by winning the Downeast Metro Tournament at Bangor Muni in June. Now he adds the title MSGA Maine Senior Amateur Champion.

Cole is a former Bangor High School and University of Tennessee golfer. He beat out defending Senior Amateur champ Mark Plummer and Tom Palmer at Waterville CC.

The 56-year-old Cole fired rounds of 69 and 74 (143) to win by one stroke over Plummer and Palmer.

Cole now plays out of Falmouth CC.

In 1979, Cole won the Maine Junior Golf Championship. 39 years later, he's Maine Senior Golf champion.

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MAINE SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

YEARSITECHAMPION
1962Lew Hodges
1963Bob Marx
1964Webhannet GCLarry Leete
1965Larry Leete
1966Boothbay Region GCDr. Leonardo Buck
1967Frank Sample
1968Rockland GCDr. Steve Polackwich
1969Rockland GCDr. Leonardo Buck
1971Purpoodock Clubn.a.
1971-73n.a.
1974Augusta CCDr. Leonardo Buck
1975-76n.a.
1977Bath CC
1978Springbrook GCDr. Leonardo Buck
1979-80n.a.
1981Freeport CCn.a.
1982-89
1990Brunswick GCRichard Marshall
1991Portland CCDr. Ray Lebel
1992Purpoodock ClubDick Sheldon
Bunker Spear
1993York G&TCBill Bonney
1994Prouts Neck CCDick Day
1995Brunswick GCDick Sheldon
1996Poland Spring GCDr. Ray Lebel
1997Fairlawn G&CCPaul Renaud
1998Martindale CCLaddie Deemer
1999York G&TCRalph Noel
Sanford CC
2000Poland Spring GCBrent Mohr
Fairlawn G&CC
2001Fairlawn G&CCLowell Watson
Spring Meadows GC
2002Waterville CCRalph Noel
Augusta CC
2003Portland CCAlan Bouchard
Fox Ridge GC
2004Fox Ridge GCPaul Pelletier
Martindale CC
2005Biddeford-Saco CCAlan Bouchard
Purpoodock Club
2006York G&TCGary Laliberte
Cape Arundel GC
2007Purpoodock ClubMark Plummer
Portland CC
2008Cape Arundel GCMark Plummer
Prouts Neck CC
2009Natanis GC (Tomahawk)Jim Quinn
2010Biddeford-Saco CCRon Lehr
Nonesuch River GC
2011Waterville CCMark Plummer
2012Brunswick GCMark Plummer
2013Dunegrass CCJim Van Fleet
2014Penobscot Valley CCLowell Watson
2015Brunswick GCGary Manoogian
2016Biddeford-Saco CCRonald Dery
2017Woodland/FalmouthMark Plummer

* Courtesy MSGA