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July 21, 2016 - Olsen and Thornberry Qualify for USGA US Amateur
Tupelo, MS-65 Amateur golfers gathered at Tupelo Country Club today to try to qualify for the prestigious USGA United States Amateur Championship. Two spots were available to the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan August 15-21. Golfers had to play thirty six holes today and the top two scores would advance to Oakland Hills. After the first 18 holes, Cameron Clarke (Pittsboro,MS), Braden Thornberry (Olive Branch, MS), and Zachary Olsen (Cordova, TN) were all tied after shooting a -4 (68). After 36 holes, Zachary Olsen and Braden Thornberry were atop the leaderboard with an impressive -10 (134). Congratulations to Zachary Olsen and Braden Thornberry for advancing to the 2016 U.S. Amateur Championship. Jackson Dick (Starkville,MS) finished in 3rd at -5 (139) and was the first alternate. Cameron Clarke (Pittsboro, MS) and T.J. Morgan (Calhoun City, MS) had to go to a playoff to decide the second alternate position after both finishing at (-4) 140. Morgan won the playoff over Clarke and earned the second alternate position. For complete results from today's qualifier, click here.
July 10, 2016 - Lampley is your 2016 Greenwood Invitational Champion
July 19, 2016- Wedgeworth and Mcsweyn take titles at Norman Puckett Junior Championship
Natchez, MS- Duncan Park Golf Course was a true test for our golfers this week at the Norman Puckett Junior. One player under par through 36 holes, Jackson Wedgeworth, of Soso, to win the overall 14-18 Division Championship. Wedgeworth is gulf coast community college bound this fall and we wish him well throughout his college career. The runner up in the A division goes to Will Marble, who improved by 2 strokes in the final round.
A familiar name in the Norman Puckett junior, Lucas agent, came out on top for the B division, with a second round score of 77. Division B runner-up, Wilson Palmertree, of Vicksburg, shot 82, 85. For the girls division, the Mcsweyn sisters, Carrie and Katie, were tied going into the final round. Carrie pulled ahead and took the number one spot, with Katie one stroke behind her.