Ihm holds lead at Sunnehanna Amateur
(Photo by Associated Press)
JOHNSTOWN, Penn. (June 15, 2013) — Steven
Ihm held off a hard charge from Rodolfo
Cazaubon on Saturday to take a one-shot lead
into the final round of the Sunnehanna
Amateur. Ihm, an Iowa senior, posted a third-
round 2-under 68 and is at 5-under 205.
Ihm, of Peosta, Iowa, interspersed three
birdies with two bogeys on the front nine at
Sunnehanna Country Club in Johnstown, Pa.
He birdied No. 10 then parred out.
Cazaubon, who recently capped his career at
North Texas, began the day in a tie for 24th
place but made seven birdies and no bogeys
on his way to a final-round 63, the lowest 18-
hole round of the tournament. Cazaubon, of
Mexico, is one shot back at 4-under 206.
Stewart Jolly, an LSU junior who hails from
Birmingham, Ala., is joint third with Alabama
senior Cory Whitsett. Both players are at 3-
under 207 for 54 holes.
ABOUT THE Sunnehanna Amateur
The Sunnehanna Amateur was inaugurated in July of
1954 -- it was the first country club
sponsored 72-hole stroke play competition for
in the United States. The
tournament is played on a classic A.W. Tillinghast
design. Only one other amateur
tournament in the United States can list the likes of
Chick Evans, Arnold Palmer, Julius
Boros, Art Wall, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger
Woods, and Rickie Fowler as
contestants: the United States Amateur. Its medal
format has been emulated by
countless amateur tournaments across the country.
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