William Mouw Leads Round 2 of the 114th Southern Amateur Championship
William Mouw, Round Two Leader of the 114th Southern Amateur Championship
CARROLLTON, TX (July 16, 2020) - Second round results of the 114th Southern Amateur Championship of the Southern Golf Association hosted by Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, TX on Thursday, July 16, 2020 (7445 yards, par-72, 77.4/152).
Pepperdine’s William Mouw of Chino, California maintains his placement atop the scoreboard posting a five-under 67 for round two. With only one bogey, Mouw carded six birdies to showcase another day of steady play.
“Being able to come out here and play with some of the best amateurs in the World is a privilege,” said Mouw. “One of my goals coming into this tournament was to play par-five’s well, and I’m looking forward to seeing what I can do in the next few days.”
Closely following the leader is David Perkins of East Peoria, IL, shooting a second round 67 to sit second place. Perkins climbed the leaderboard, after finishing tied for third in round one. Only one-shot behind Perkins is Texas’ Pierceson Coody at 138 (-6).
Round one’s co-leader, Aman Gupta of Concord, NC, finished four-over 76 for the day.
Round 1 Notes
Field average score: 74.2
7 eagles posted in round one
488 birdies posted in round one
18 players broke par
Easiest Hole: #16 -576-yard par 5 (4.70)
Hardest Hole: #12 -530-yard par 4 (4.46)
The field of 156 players was cut to the low 66 players and ties after 36 holes. The cut line fell at 149 (+5) with 68 players advancing to the final 36 holes.
Round three begins on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. off #1 and #10 tees at Maridoe Golf Club.
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Eligibility: Entries are open to any male amateur golfer who has a current USGA Handicap Index® not exceeding 3.4 under the World Handicap System as of the close of entries.
For more information about the Southern Amateur Championship, including hole-by-hole scoring, please visit https://www.southerngolf.org/southern-amateur.
About the Southern Golf Association (SGA)
The Southern Golf Association, founded in 1902, is one of the oldest golf organizations and serves member clubs over a 15-state area. Recognized by the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Regional Golf Associations as one of the leaders in the promotion of Amateur Golf, SGA championships are selected for inclusion as criteria for selecting players for USGA and State team competitions. Through the years, SGA Champions have been chosen to represent various state golf associations in selected team competitions, including the Walker Cup and World Amateur. The SGA is host to the Southern Junior Championship as well as the Southern Amateur Championship and hosts the international award, the “Amateur of the Month”, to a deserving amateur golfer on a monthly basis.