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Depasquale Wins 2022 South Mid-Amateur

Briefly: Daniel Depasquale of Austin hangs on to win the Texas South Mid-Amateur at Forest Creek Golf Club. Depasquale carried a six stroke lead going into the final round, which proved to be just enough. Randy Lance of Spring finishes runner-up by one stroke, following three birdies over the last seven holes.

LEADERBOARD:
1) Daniel Depasquale, Austin, 73-68-81 | 222
2) Randy Lance, Spring, 76-71-76 | 223
3) Padden Nelson, Houston, 75-75-64 | 224
4) Jonathan Keane, Austin, 84-68-74 | 226
T5) Tino Flores, Houston, 72-78-77 | 227
T5) Brandon Rougeau, Round Rock, 79-71-77 | 227
7) Tim Hamm, Austin, 78-73-77 | 228
T8) Logan Boatner, Humble, 73-80-76 | 229
T8) Bill Shock, Houston, 81-76-72 | 229

Complete Results

GOLF COURSE: Forest Creek Golf Club provides a tough test with it’s rolling fairways and pristine greens. The Dick Phelps-designed course, built in 1990, underwent extensive renovations in the fall of 2018 that included the rebuilding of the greens with Tif-Eagle Bermuda, reconstruction of the bunkers, and a new irrigation system.

WEATHER: Players battled the elements during Friday’s first round as morning temperatures were in the low 50’s and wind gusts reached over 30 mph. Both the second and final rounds had temperatures reach into the 70’s, with the final round also having wind gusts of over 20 mph.

WINNER’S INFO: Daniel Depasquale posted a first round 1-over-par 73 in difficult weather conditions, leaving him one stroke behind Tino Flores of Houston. In the second round, Depasquale fired 6 birdies and an eagle to tie the low round for the event at 4-under-par 68. His third round was a grind, finishing at 9-over-par 81 and securing the victory by a single stroke.

IN CONTENTION: Randy Lance, of Spring, started the final round six strokes back. Three birdies on the final nine (including holes 16 & 17), put him within two of the lead. Ultimately, he would fall one short of the lead with a 76-71-76—223 total. Finishing third was Padden Nelson of Houston. His steady play of 75-75-74—224 was unbothered by the windy conditions on Friday and Sunday.

ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: Peter Trivanovich, of League City, carded a hole-in-one during the second round. The ace came on the sixth hole with a four hybrid, which was playing approximately 180 yards.

WHAT’S NEXT: The 2022 season continues with the South Senior Amateur at Beaumont Country Club on March 30-31. You can view the entire Texas Golf Association calendar HERE.

MORE INFO: The Texas Golf Association extends its sincere appreciation to the staff and members of Forest Creek Golf Club, the city of Round Rock, and our volunteers for their integral part in making the South Mid-Amateur a memorable and success event. For more information on the South Mid-Amateur, CLICK HERE.

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TGA Regional Mid-Amateurs Set for March 18-27

The Texas Golf Association’s 2022 tournament season rolls on this month with the back-to-back playing of the Regional Mid-Amateurs.

First up is the South Regional Mid-Amateur to be held March 18-20 at Forest Creek Golf Club in Round Rock. The North Regional Mid-Amateur will be played March 25-27 at Paris Golf & Country Club in Paris.

Forest Creek Golf Club was designed by Dick Phelps and opened for play in 1992. Colligan Golf Design supervised a $5.1 million dollar renovation of the course in 2018. Paris Golf & Country Club was founded in 1916 and is one of the oldest clubs in Northeast Texas. The course was redesigned in 2000 by PGA Tour player and Paris resident John Adams.

First conducted in 2003, the Regional Mid-Amateurs are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the tournament start date, belong to a TGA Member Club, have a World Handicap System Index of 8.4 or less and reside in the region relative to their respective championship. The TGA uses the 31st parallel in Salado as the delineation between the North and South regions.

Both events are contested using the same tournament format. The staring field of 84 players will play 54 holes of individual stroke play over three days with no cut. In addition to crowning an overall champion, special recognition will be given to the low Mid-Master (player aged 40 and older). The top three overall finishers and ties in each event, as well as low Mid-Master, will earn exemptions into this year’s Texas Mid-Amateur to be held Sept. 23-25 at Abilene Country Club in Abilene.

Live scoring updates and daily recaps, as well as tee times and pairings, will be available at once the action gets underway from Forest Creek Golf Club and Paris Golf & Country Club.

Paul McNamara of Dallas won the 2021 North Regional Mid-Amateur held at Twin Creeks Golf Club in Allen. McNamara’s 12-under-par 204 was good for a five-shot victory over defending champion Anthony Estorga, also of Dallas. Gary Ezmerlian of Fort Worth finished at 2-under 214 to claim low Mid-Master honors. At the 2021 South Regional Mid-Amateur, played on the Weiskopf Course at Bentwater Yacht & Country Club in Montgomery, local resident Robert Gwin captured the title with rounds of 69-70-72. His 5-under 211 was two strokes ahead of runners-up Todd Albert of Katy and Kevin Liberto of Cypress. Padden Nelson of Houston was the low Mid-Master with a three-day total of 2-under 214.

South Mid-Amateur

Forest Creek Golf Club
March 18-20, 2022

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

General Information

Date: March 18-20, 2022
Host Club: Forest Creek Golf Club
Address: 99 Twin Ridge Pkwy, Round Rock, TX 78664

Phone: Golf Shop – (512) 388-2874
TGA Staff Contact: Tournament Director – Read Langhenry

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: January 26th, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Deadline: February 16th, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: March 11th, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Entry Fee: $290

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the first round of tournament play, and reside in the South Texas region (31’ parallel, Salado, TX and South is the break point). Applicants must have a certified WHS Handicap Index of 8.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Exemptions: Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following:
a) Top five (5) players (and ties) on 2021 Medalist Hill Country points list;
b) Last five (5) South Mid-Amateur champions;
c) Last five (5) South Amateur champions;
d) Previous year’s South Mid-Amateur Low Mid-Master;
e) Previous year’s South Senior Amateur champion (Senior Division);
f) Top ten (10) finishers (and ties) in previous year’s South Mid-Amateur;
g) Three (3) Host Club exemptions.

Entry Procedure: The field will be established in the order in which entries are received with a priority for exempt players until the published exemption deadline of Wednesday, February 16th at 5:00 PM. Once the exemption deadline has passed, and if the field is not full, the TGA will fill the remaining spots in the field with waitlisted entries. These entries will be accepted into the field in the order in which they were received. For additional information regarding the wait list and when the number of applicants exceeds the field capacity, please refer to the TGA Policies and Procedures.

The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. For exemption request details, please view TGA Policies and Procedures. Exempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of individual stroke play with no cut. The field is limit 84 players.
Mid-Master Recognition: In addition to the overall champion, an award will be given to the low Mid-Master finisher. (Mid-Master – any player 40+ years of age)

What’s Included: The championship entry fee includes greens, cart, and range fees for all championship rounds.

Hotel: There is no host hotel for the South Mid-Amateur. TGA Members can take advantage of Affinity Travel Benefits by utilizing their hotel search engine by clicking here.

Practice Round Information: Each player is allowed one (1) practice round at the negotiated rate of $50 (plus applicable taxes) including cart. Please contact the host club golf shop to schedule a practice round. Availability: Monday – Thursday (anytime).

Registration Information: Registration will take place under the TGA tent located near the driving range. At check-in players will complete their required COVID-19 assessment and receive digital scoring information. It is asked that players check-in first thing when arriving onsite. All players MUST check-in prior to their assigned starting time.

Starting Times/Pairings Information: Starting times/pairings for the first and second rounds will be made available no later than Wednesday, March 16th online at www.txga.org. Final round starting times/pairings will be available in the evening preceding play (approximately one hour after the completion of play) online at www.txga.org. Final round starting times/pairings will be re-drawn based on total score following the previous rounds of play.

Policies & Procedures
To ensure that competitors have the best possible experience when competing in the championship, it is helpful to be knowledgeable of Texas Golf Association (TGA) Policies and Procedures, Terms of Competition and Local Rules (Hard Card), as established by the association. For more information, please click here. For information specific to the Terms of Competition applicable to this championship, please see below:

TGA Cart Policy: Information regarding the use and availability of transportation varies between TGA Championships – refer to Tournament Information for the championship in question. Please be advised that in championships where carts are provided, players are encouraged to utilize motorized transportation. In doing so, carts will be limited to two (2) carts per group. Beginning in 2020: While a caddie is not prohibited from riding in the cart, the TGA has adopted a ‘one-seat’ policy as explained below.

‘One-Seat’ Policy: The “one-seat” policy allows either the player or the player’s caddie to ride in or move a golf cart, but not at the same time. The player and the player’s caddie are not allowed to ride in the same or separate carts at the same time.

The player can ride in or move a golf cart with another player in it, so long as the player’s caddie is not riding in another cart at that time.

The player can ride in or move a golf cart with another player’s caddie in it, so long as the player whose caddie is in the cart is not riding in another cart at the same time. As a reminder, players are responsible for the actions of their caddie (when applicable).

TGA Medical Cart Request Policy

Spectators carts are prohibited. However, spectators in accordance of ADA compliance may request golf carts. Requests for golf carts must be supported by complete documentation, including the fully-completed Cart Request Form and the required accompanying medical documentation specified in that form for all first-time requests. Any medical cart request that is granted by the TGA will be good for that individual for the remainder of that calendar season. A request will not be deemed complete until all required information and documentation has been provided. For further information and details contact Director of Competitions – South Texas, John Cochran IV, [email protected].

Score Posting: At the conclusion of each round each player’s score will be automatically posted to the World Handicap System. Please do not enter your own scores from the competitive rounds, as this will result in a double post.

Schedule of Events
All events will take place at Forest Creek GC, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.

Friday, March 18
8:00 AM – Round 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Saturday, March 19
8:00 AM – Round 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Sunday, March 20
8:00 AM – Final Round begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play – Awards Presentation


South Mid-Amateur

Forest Creek Golf Club

March 18-20, 2022

General Information

Date: March 18-20, 2022

Host Club: Forest Creek Golf Club

TGA Staff Contact:  Tournament Director - Read Langhenry

Entry & Eligibility Information

Entries Open: January 26, 2022 at 9:00 AM
Exempt Entry Deadline: February 16, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Entries Close: March 11, 2022 at 5:00 PM 

Entry Fee: $290 

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the first round of tournament play, and reside in the South Texas region (31’ parallel, Salado, TX and South is the break point). Applicants must have a certified WHS Handicap Index of 8.4 or less. Please reference TGA Policies and Procedures for further details, including Policies and Procedures, and Terms of Competition.

Entry Procedure: The field will be established in the order in which entries are received with a priority for exempt players until the published exemption deadline of Wednesday, February 16th at 5:00 PM. Once the exemption deadline has passed, and if the field is not full, the TGA will fill the remaining spots in the field with waitlisted entries. These entries will be accepted into the field in the order in which they were received. For additional information regarding the wait list and when the number of applicants exceeds the field capacity, please refer to the TGA Policies and Procedures

The TGA reserves the right to select players to be in the field. For exemption request details, please view TGA Policies and Procedures. Exempt players must enter by the published deadline or they will lose their exempt status and spot in the final field.

Championship Information

Format/Field Size: Play will be contested over 54 holes of individual stroke play with no cut. The field is limit 84 players. 

Mid-Master Recognition: In addition to the overall champion, an award will be given to the low Mid-Master finisher. (Mid-Master – any player 40+ years of age)

Click here for the full player information for the South Mid-Amateur

All events will take place at Forest Creek GC, unless otherwise noted. Championship schedule is subject to changes and additions.

Friday, March 18
8:00 AM – Round 1 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Saturday, March 19
8:00 AM – Round 2 begins (#1 & #10 Tees)

Sunday, March 20
8:00 AM – Final Round begins (#1 & #10 Tees)
Following Play – Awards Presentation

Provided players are otherwise eligible, exemptions are given to the following: 

a) Top five (5) players (and ties) on 2021 Medalist Hill Country points list;

  • Todd Albert, Austen Fulmer, Blake Benson, Joshua Lim

b) Last five (5) South Mid-Amateur champions;

  • 2021 - Robert Gwin
  • 2020 - N/A
  • 2019 - Devin Young
  • 2018 - Broc Haymon
  • 2017 - Broc Haymon
  • 2016 - Danny Simmerman

c) Last five (5) South Amateur champions;

  • 2021 - Padden Nelson
  • 2020 - N/A
  • 2019 - Cody Banach
  • 2018 - Jacob Davis
  • 2017 - Tim Hamm
  • 2016 - Danny Simmerman

d) Previous year’s South Mid-Amateur Low Mid-Master;

  • Padden Nelson

e) Previous year’s South Senior Amateur champion (Senior Division);

  • David Ortego

f) Top ten (10) finishers (and ties) in previous year’s South Mid-Amateur;

  • Robert Gwin, Todd Albert, Kevin Liberto, John Hunter, Padden Nelson, Clay Fullick, Kurtis Lilley, Brandon Turner, Logan Boatner, Scott Loving, Christian Delacruz

g) Three (3) Host Club exemptions.

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Robert Gwin Wins South Mid-Amateur

Gwin Wins South Mid-Amateur

MONTGOMERY – Bentwater Yacht & Country Club’s own Robert Gwin claimed the South Mid-Amateur title after shooting even-par 72 on the final day, for a three-day score of five-under-par on the Weiskopf Course at Bentwater Yacht & Country. Entering the final round, Gwin was one stroke behind Cypress’ Kevin Liberto, who finished tied for second going three-over-par 75, for a tournament score of three-under-par. Tied with Liberto was Todd Albert, of Katy, who fired a four-under-par 68 final round. John Hunter, The Woodlands, and Padden Nelson, Houston, finished tied for fourth with three-day scores of two-under-par. With Nelson’s final round two-over-par 74, he claimed Mid-Master Award, which recognizes players in the field that are 40 years of age or older.  Clay Fullick, from Conroe finished one stroke behind Nelson, while Cypress’ Kurtis Lilley was two strokes behind Nelson in the Mid-Master Recognition.

 

LEADERBOARD

 

1. Robert Gwin, Montgomery                             69-70-72 – 211

T-2. Todd Albert, Katy                                          73-72-68 – 213

T-2. Kevin Liberto, Cypress                                  72-66-75 – 213

T-4. John Hunter, The Woodlands                     72-71-71 – 214

T-4. Padden Nelson, Houston                             70-70-74 – 214

 

FULL LEADERBOARD

 

Top Finishers – Robert Gwin finished the first round leading by one stroke, only to find Kevin Liberto one stroke ahead of him after the second round of play. Gwin’s birdie on the par four 16 on Sunday provided enough cushion to take a two-stroke lead after Liberto bogeyed that same hole. Todd Albert battled the windy conditions and was able to climb up the leaderboard to finish in a tie for second following his four-under-par 68 on the final day. John Hunter’s one-under-par 71 on Sunday allowed him to move into a tie for fourth with Padden Nelson.

 

Notable Moment: Michael Glisan, from ­­­­Houston, had a hole-in-one on the par three hole 3 from 197 yards during the second round play on Saturday. This was Michael’s first career hole-in-one.

 

Weather: The sun shined across clear skies for the first round of play on Friday as the temperature rose to around 85 degrees by mid-afternoon. Saturday morning began with overcast skies that lingered for much of the second round, with the high for the day at 82 degrees. The course wasn’t the only challenge for the field on Sunday, as wind was a big factor with gusts reaching 24 mph by noon. Light rain fell early in the afternoon while the temperature eventually got to 65 degrees as the final round finished.

 

Host Course: Bentwater Yacht & Country Club in Montgomery features 36-holes across the Miller and Weiskopf courses. The 18-hole Weiskopf Course at is a collaboration between Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish. Rolling fairways and TifEagle greens are surrounded by thick forests of hardwood and pines. The 14th hole par three offers a picturesque setting, perched on the water’s edge from tee to green.

 

Next Up: The South Regional Series next event will be at the South Senior Amateur at Kissing Tree Golf Club in San Marcos on April 5-6.

 

Registration for the 112th Texas Amateur at Midland Country Club is open until Wednesday, March 31. Players can register for a qualifier by following this link.

 

For more information on the South Regional Series and South Mid-Amateur, please visit www.TXGA.org.

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TGA Regional Mid-Ams Set for March 26-28

The 2021 North and South Regional Mid-Amateur Championships will be held concurrently from March 26-28. The North Regional Mid-Amateur will be played at The Golf Club at Twin Creeks in Allen. The Weiskopf Course at Bentwater Yacht & Country Club in Montgomery will host the South Regional Mid-Amateur.

The TGA Regional Mid-Amateurs are open to male amateur golfers who are 25 years of age or older by the tournament start date, belong to a TGA Member Club, have a World Handicap System Index of 8.4 or less and reside in the region relative to their respective championship. The TGA uses the 31st parallel in Salado as the delineation between the North and South regions.

The staring field of 84 players in both Regional Mid-Amateurs will play 54 holes of individual stroke play over three days with no cut. In addition to crowning an overall champion, special recognition will be given to the low Mid-Master (player age 40 and older). The top three overall finishers and ties in each event, as well as low Mid-Masters, will earn exemptions into this year’s Texas Mid-Amateur to be held Sept. 10-12 at The Clubs at Houston Oaks in Hockley.

The 2020 championships were canceled due to health concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthony Estorga of Dallas won the 2019 North Regional Mid-Amateur with a 54-hole total of 9-under 207 at Waterchase Golf Club in Fort Worth. Mike Lohner of Southlake finished at 4-under 212 to claim low Mid-Master honors. At the 2019 South Regional Mid-Amateur held at Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin, local resident Devin Young carded a final round 3-under 69 to win the overall title. Kurtis Lilley of Cypress won the Mid-Masters by five shots with a three-day total of 220 (+4).

Live scoring updates, daily recaps, as well as tee-times and pairings, will be available once the action gets underway from Twin Creeks and Bentwater.

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Final Round 69 Propels Young to South Mid-Amateur

Final Round 69 Propels Young to South Mid-Amateur Title
 
Briefly: Devin Young of Austin wins the South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf by two shots after stellar final round. Kurtis Lilley of Cypress earned Mid-Master honors.
 
Leaderboard:

1) Young, Devin                     Austin                   72-75-69—216
2) Liberto, Kevin                    Cypress                72-75-71—218
3) Lilley, Kurtis                       Cypress                71-74-75—220
T4) Griffin, Will                       Austin                   75-72-74—221
T4) Haymon, Broc                 Pearland               71-74-76—221
T6) Woodward, Alex              Austin                   72-71-81—224
T6) Sandefur, Barrett             Austin                   74-75-75—224
8) Kearney, Bob                     Houston               78-75-72—225
T9) Albert, Todd                     Katy                      78-74-74—226
T9) Hansen, Wesley              Austin                   78-71-77—226                      

Final Results
 
Golf Course: Grey Rock Golf Club is located in Austin, just south of downtown Austin. Built in 1992, the Jay Morrish designed golf course features 18 premier golf holes over 160 acres. The par-72 course reaches a max yardage of 6,909 yards. Saturday’s round was contested at 6,867 yards.
 
Weather: 76 degrees and mostly cloudy through the day with wind gusts up to 22 mph.
 
Winners’ Info: Young, who played in the second to last group of the day, carded a final round score of 3-under par 69 to claim the 2019 South Mid-Amateur title. His final round score of 3-under par got him back to even par 216 for the tournament. On the day, Young carded seven birdies, two bogeys and what he thought would be a costly big number on the par-4 18th. His double-bogey ended up inconsequential, however, as he overcame a four-shot deficit to win the tournament by two strokes.
 
In Contention: Kevin Liberto of Cypress finished in second behind Young after a 1-under 71 final round. Liberto finished with a tournament total of 2-over 218. Kurtis Lilley, also of Cypress, finished in solo third, with a tournament total of 4-over 220. Lilley’s third place finish earned him Mid-Master honors which is awarded to the low player in the field 40 years of age or older. Will Griffin of Austin, and Broc Haymon of Pearland finished in a tie for fourth with a tournament total of 5-over 221.
 
What’s Next: The South Regional Series presented by Impact Precision Golf will continue at River Crossing Club in San Antonio on April 1-2 for the South Senior Amateur. You can view the entire Texas Golf Association calendar by clicking here.
 
As a reminder, 110th Texas Amateur Qualifying registration is currently open, and will close this upcoming Wednesday, March 27, at 5 p.m. For Texas Amateur Qualifying information, click here.
 
More Info: The TGA extends its sincere appreciation South Regional Series sponsor Impact Precision Golf and to Grey Rock Golf Club, the welcoming membership and hard-working staff, as well as our volunteers, for all their dedication and efforts in making the 2019 South Mid-Amateur a memorable event. For more information you can visit the tournament homepage here.
 

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Woodward Leads South Mid-Amateur After 36 Holes

Woodward leads South Mid-Amateur after 36 Holes
 
Briefly: Alex Woodward of Austin leads the South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf by two strokes through 36 holes. Woodward had three birdies and two bogeys on Saturday to card a 1-under-par 71. After an even-par 72 in Friday’s opening round, Woodward moves to 1-under 143 overall with Sunday’s final round looming.  
 
Leaderboard:
​1) Woodward, Alex          Austin              72-71—143
T2) Lilley, Kurtis               Cypress           71-74—145
T2) Haymon, Broc           Pearland          71-74—145
T4) Liberto, Kevin            Cypress           72-75—147
T4) Young, Devin             Austin              72-75—147
T4) Griffin, Will                 Austin              75-72—147
                      
Round 2 Results | Final Round Pairings
 
Golf Course: Grey Rock Golf Club is located in Austin, just south of downtown Austin. Built in 1992, the Jay Morrish designed golf course features 18 premier golf holes over 160 acres. The par-72 course reaches a max yardage of 6,909 yards. Saturday’s round was contested at 6,832 yards.
 
Weather: 74 degrees and mostly cloudy through the day with wind gusts up to 23 mph.
 
In Contention: Five players are within four shots of the clubhouse leader after 36 holes of the 2019 South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf. Within two shots of Woodward and tied for second are Kurtis Lilley of Cypress and Broc Haymon of Pearland. Both Lilley and Haymon posted 1-under 71s in the first round; they each shot 2-over 74 on Saturday. Kevin Liberto of Cypress, Devin Young of Austin and Will Griffin of Austin are in a tie for fourth place after two rounds with a tournament total of 3-over 147. The three sit two shots back of second, and four shots back of our leader.
 
What’s Next: Final round tee times start tomorrow at 8 a.m. off both No. 1 & 10 tees. Leaders will tee off No. 1 in the final group at 9:21 a.m.
 
More Info: For more information on the South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf, you can visit the tournament homepage here.
 

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Lyons Takes One-Shot Lead at South Mid-Amateur

Lyons Takes One-Shot Lead at South Mid-Amateur
 
Briefly: Redmond Lyons of San Antonio holds a one-shot lead after Friday’s first round of the South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf. Lyons had one eagle, four birdies and a lone bogey on his way to a 5-under-par 67 at Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin. Seth Stuart from Austin trails Lyons by one stroke after Stuart posted 4-under 68.
 
Leaderboard:
1) Lyons, Redmond                San Antonio        32-35—67
2) Stuart, Seth                        Austin                  31-37—68
T3) Lilley, Kurtis                     Cypress                35-36—71
T3) Haymon, Broc                  Pearland              33-38—71
T5) Liberto, Kevin                  Cypress                38-34—72
T5) Young, Kevin                   Austin                   34-38—72
T5) Hamm, Tim                     Austin                    36-36—72
T5) Woodward, Alex             Austin                    36-36—72
 
Round 1 Results | Round 2 Pairings
 
Golf Course: Grey Rock Golf Club is located in Austin, just south of downtown Austin. Built in 1992, the Jay Morrish designed golf course features 18 premier golf holes over 160 acres. The par 72 course reaches a max yardage of 6,909 yards. Friday’s round was contested at 6,825 yards.
 
Weather: 78 degrees and sunny with wind gusts up to 18 mph.
 
In Contention: Seven players sit within five shots of our leader after round one of the 2019 South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf. Behind Lyons and Stuart, tied for third place, are Kurtis Lilley of Cypress and Broc Haymon of Pearland. Lilley and Haymon both carded first round scores of 1-under par 71. Sitting in a four-way tie for fifth place at even-par 72, five shots off the lead, are Kevin Liberto of Cypress, Kevin Young, Tim Hamm and Alex Woodward, all of Austin.
 
What’s Next: Second round tee times start tomorrow at 8:00 AM off both No. 1 & 10 tees.
 
More Info: For more information on the South Mid-Amateur presented by Impact Precision Golf, you can visit the tournament homepage here.
 
 

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Haymon Surges to Defend South Mid-Am Title

Katy – Defending champion Broc Haymon of Pearland on Sunday fired a final round 5-under-par 67 to win the 2018 South Mid-Am, presented by Impact Precision Golf, at The Club at Falcon Point. He finished the tournament at even par after shooting 74-75-67–216 overall. Haymon started the day five strokes behind 36-hole leader Ryan Clarke, who shot a final round 76 to finish in a tie for second place with Clint White.
 
Haymon started his final round with three pars before a birdie on number four put him in red numbers. He also birdied the par-4 eighth hole to finish his front nine at 2-under par. He also shot 2-under on his first nine holes on Saturday, but stumbled to the finish by shooting 5-over on his final five holes. That wouldn’t be the case again though.
 
“It’s a new day,” Haymon said of his mindset heading into the final round. “If I broke the front down into three three-hole segments and try to pick up a stroke on each segment, then I’d only be two back heading into the back nine.”
 
Haymon did that and more, picking up six strokes on the front nine to make the turn one stroke ahead of Clarke. Haymon added three more birdies on the back nine on his way to a bogey-free 67; helping him pull away from an otherwise crowded leaderboard.  
 
“I felt like 67 was the worst I was going to play today,” said Haymon.
 
Clarke did enough on Sunday to hold off Mike Booker as the lowest Mid-Master with a 4-over-par 220 overall.
 
White matched Haymon with a tournament-low 67 on Sunday to make a late charge up the leaderboard. White recorded six birdies in his round, but a bogey on 18 dropped him into a tie with Haymon for the tournament-low score.
 
The Texas Golf Association extends sincere gratitude to the members and staff at The Club at Falcon Point for their hospitality throughout the week. Click here for the full leaderboard and more information.