Metropolitan (Missouri) Amateur: Welden wins it
04 Aug 2012
see also: Metropolitan Amateur Championship, Country Club Of St Albans

- Metropolitan G.A. photo
- Metropolitan G.A. photo

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2012) -- Kyle Weldon (Metropolitan GC) captured the 22nd Amateur Championship Saturday by firing a final round 68. The final round began after waiting out a 4 hour and 15 minute weather delay Saturday morning. The delay didn't seem to effect Weldon. Beginning the Final round tied with Brett Meeske (Meadowbrook CC) and Skip Berkmeyer (Aberdeen GC), Weldon got things going with a birdie at the 2nd hole.

Berkmeyer, 2009 Champion, would finish Runner-Up at 1-under along with Kevin Bell (Bellerive CC). Jeremy Franklin (Gateway National GL) would finish in 4th alone at 4-over. Franklin aced the par 3 17th in Round 2.

Weldon, pictured at left, with the Jim Tom Blair Trophy. He adds his name to the trophy along with Bliss, Holtgrieve, Berkmeyer, Schnurbusch, Estes, Barry and many other St. Louis's great amateurs.

Many thanks to Old Warson CC for their hospitality during the Championship. The golf course was in such wonderful condition for the players in the Championship. See all the scores via the Leaderboard below.


54-hole championship of the Metropolitan Amateur Golf Association (MAGA). Entries are open to amateur golfers who are affiliated with or are a member of a club which is a Member Club of the MAGA.

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