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Air Force Men win big at Armed Forces Golf Tournament

The Air Force men’s and women’s golf teams participated in the 2013 Armed Forces Golf Championship Sept. 15 – 18 held at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The tournament featured six-person teams from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy in each division. The Air Force men’s team won gold in their division for the 10th consecutive year and the women’s team came in third. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Cpl. Vincent White)

The Air Force men’s and women’s golf teams participated in the 2013 Armed Forces Golf Championship Sept. 15 – 18 held at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The tournament featured six-person teams from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy in each division. The Air Force men’s team won gold in their division for the 10th consecutive year and the women’s team came in third. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Cpl. Vincent White)

The Air Force men’s and women’s golf teams participated in the 2013 Armed Forces Golf Championship Sept. 15 – 18 held at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The tournament featured six-person teams from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy in each division. The Air Force men’s team won gold in their division for the 10th consecutive year and the women’s team came in third. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Cpl. Vincent White)

The Air Force men’s and women’s golf teams participated in the 2013 Armed Forces Golf Championship Sept. 15 – 18 held at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, S.C. The tournament featured six-person teams from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy in each division. The Air Force men’s team won gold in their division for the 10th consecutive year and the women’s team came in third. (U.S. Marine Corps photo/Cpl. Vincent White)

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- The Air Force men's golf team brought home top honors following the 2013 Armed Forces Golf Championship held Sept. 15 - 18 at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, S.C.

The four-day competition featured four six-person teams from the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy.

The Air Force, led by 1st Lt. Thomas Whitney and Maj. Andy Aduddell, opened strong, leading the field by six stokes by the end of day two.

On day three, the Marine Corps rallied, narrowing the Air Force's lead to two.

It was all Air Force during day 4, as the Air Force pulled further away from the Corps to take a 29-stroke lead and win a 10th consecutive Armed Forces Championship.

At the individual level, the Air Force took gold and silver, with Whitney in first place at 7-under par and Aduddell in second with 2-under par. Army 1st Lt. Morgan Montgomery shot 1-under par and took home bronze.

The Air Force women's golf team came in third place for the women's portion of the tournament.

The Air Force Sports Program is designed to allow active duty, Reserve, and Air National Guard personnel an opportunity to participate at the Air Force, Armed Forces, national and international sports events. For more information about the 2013 golf team and other Air Force sports, visit www.usafsports.com.

Here is a list of the 2013 Air Force Men's Golf Team:

Maj. Andy Aduddell, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.
Maj. Chad Hess, National Reconnaissance Office, Va.
1st Lt. Thomas Whitney, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo.
Senior Master Sgt. Spencer Mims, Langley AFB, Va.
Tech. Sgt. Brent Will, Fort Indiantown Gap, Penn.
Staff Sgt. John-Paul Hansen, Edwards AFB, Calif.