Ask 69-year old Paul Simson how many golf tournaments he has won and he laughs.
The number is somewhere north of 200 but he lost count a while ago.
Paul Simson (right) with his caddie/son Phillip Simson at the 2019 U.S. Senior Amateur Photo: Chris Keane, Copyright USGA
“I used to tell my son when he wanted to read the paper about what we’d done yesterday that was history. The challenge is today,” said Simson, who is chasing another title in the inaugural Society of Seniors super senior national championship this week at Forest Creek Golf Club in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Push Simson a little about the trophies he’s collected and he will admit he has 60 or more at his home in Raleigh, many of them in the family room and a few others in the scotch room he created years ago when he developed an appreciation of single malts through the friends he met playing golf overseas.
Among the collection are a record 39 wins in Carolinas Golf Association events, nine North & South Amateur titles in various divisions and two U.S. …
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