Bert Atkinson will be going for his third consecutive Charleston City Senior Amateur championship when a field of 112 golfers age 50 and older tee off Friday at Municipal Golf Course.

Atkinson beat Andy Gianoukos by two shots in last year’s event with three rounds of 71. He won the 2011 City Senior by nine shots.

John Frye, the 2009 winner, and 2010 champion Kent Hall also are entered. Tee times Friday and Saturday begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 12:21 p.m.