Steve Schneiter came from behind to edge Glen Spencer by a stroke Wednesday in the Utah Section PGA Championship at Toana Vista GC in West Wendover, Nev.
Schneiter, a pro at Pebblebrook GC in Sandy, shot 70-68 to earn $2,500 with a 6-under total. Spencer (65-74), representing Golf Galaxy, took a three-stroke first-round lead but placed second.
Troy Watkins (70-71) and Henry White (70-71) tied for third, followed by defending champ Jimmy Blair (69-74). Brad Stone (69-76), Dave DeSantis (72-73) and Kim Thompson (68-77) tied for sixth, Scott Brandt (70-76) was ninth and Kury Reynolds (72-75), Allen Enochson (74-73), Ryan Rhees (69-78) and Kent Abegglen (75-72) were 10th.
Roy Christensen (69-72) took a two-stroke win over Jeff Jerman (71-72) in the senior division. Reid Goodliffe (70-74) and Kean Ridd (69-76) tied for third, followed by Ron Branca (70-75). M. Don Larsen (74-75) won the super senior division. by eight strokes over Lanny Nielsen (78-79) and Bob Flagler (79-78).