Amateur of the Month

Braden Thornberry Named Southern Golf Association’s Amateur of the Month for June

BIRMINGHAM, AL (July 29, 2017) – Braden Thornberry, a 20-year-old rising junior at Ole Miss, has been named Amateur of the Month for June by the Southern Golf Association (SGA). Thornberry, a native of Olive Branch, MS, continued the hot play in June following his victory at the Division I Men's Golf Individual National Championship at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois back in May. He began the month with a tie for fourth finish at the PGA TOUR FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind in Memphis, TN. The following week, Thornberry won the Sunnehanna Amateur in Johnstown, PA in a three-hole aggregate playoff over defending champion Collin Morikawa of La Canada, CA. Thornberry is curr

Stanford Commit Vilips Wins 111th Southern Amateur Championship

PINEHURST, NC – Final results of the 111th Southern Amateur Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by The Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood) in Pinehurst, NC on Saturday, July 22, 2017 (7301 yards, par 36-36—72, 74.9/135). 15-year-old Karl Vilips of Australia earned his first major amateur championship title firing a five-under par 67 leading to a one shot victory over Stoney Crouch of Mount Juliet, TN at the 111th Southern Amateur Championship played at The Country Club of North Carolina. His round of 67 was the low round of the day. Vilips, a 2020 Stanford commit, finished the 72-hole championship at 273 (-15) that fell just shy of Webb Simpson’s record at CCNC of 272 p

Packed Leaderboard for Southern Amateur Final Round

PINEHURST, NC – Third round results of the 111th Southern Amateur Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by The Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood) in Pinehurst, NC on Friday, July 21, 2017 (7301 yards, par 36-36—72, 74.9/135). Stoney Crouch of Mount Juliet, TN and Lloyd Jefferson Go of the Philippines share a one shot lead heading into the final round of the 111th Southern Amateur Championship at 205 (-11). Six players are within two strokes of the lead including 18 hole and 36 hole co-leader Karl Vilips of Australia. Defending champion, Jimmy Stanger of Tampa, FL carded a third round 72 (213) and stands in a tie for 31st place. Round 3 Notes: 50 players are under par thr

Vilips and Crouch Share 36-Hole Lead at Southern Amateur

PINEHURST, NC – Second round results of the 111th Southern Amateur Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by The Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood) in Pinehurst, NC on Thursday, July 20, 2017 (7301 yards, par 36-36—72, 74.9/135). First round leader Karl Vilips of Australia and Stoney Crouch of Mount Juliet, TN share a one shot lead at the halfway point of the 111th Southern Amateur Championship at 133 (-11). Defending champion and No. 12 ranked amateur in the world, Jimmy Stanger of Tampa, FL carded a second round 73 (141) stands in a tie for 21st place. The field was cut to the low 66 scores and ties for the final two rounds. The cut line fell at 144 with 71 players adva

Vilips and Go Share First Round Lead at Southern Amateur

PINEHURST, NC – First round results of the 111th Southern Amateur Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by The Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood) in Pinehurst, NC on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 (7301 yards, par 36-36—72, 74.9/135). Lloyd Jefferson Go of the Philippines and Karl Vilips of Australia each fired a seven-under 65 to share the first round lead at the 111th Southern Amateur Championship. Defending champion and No. 12 ranked amateur in the world, Jimmy Stanger of Tampa, FL started his title defense with an opening round of 68 placing him only three shots off the lead. Round 1 Notes: 69 players are under par through the first 18 holes with the field average score of

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