Southwestern Am: McGreevy holds lead
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz (June 20, 2013) -- Max Mcgreevy of Edmond, Oklahoma, followed his three under par 67 Wednesday with an outstanding 65 (-5) for a three-day total of 206 (-4) to take a three-shot lead into the final round at Desert Mountain.

Andrew Cornella of Colorado Springs, Colorado, shot 66 (-4) to join local player Jimmy Kozikowski and Ryan Mulvany of Reno, Nevada, in a tie for second place at 209 (-1).

Brian Campbell of Irvine, California, fired the low round of the day, 64 (-6), to move up twenty-four spots to fifth place. Twenty-four players are within eight shots of the leader as final-round play is set for Friday

Results For Southwestern Amateur Championship
1NCJ.T. PostonHickory, NC70069-71-71-65--276
T2CAKevin DoughertyMurrieta, CA50074-71-67-66--278
T2OKMax McGreevyEdmond, OK50074-67-65-72--278
T4GAAnthony MaccagliaAtlanta, GA40073-72-68-66--279
T4TXKyle WestmorelandKaty, TX40073-71-68-67--279

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ABOUT THE Southwestern Amateur

First played in 1915, the Southwestern Amateur has been played at a variety of sites throughout Arizona, California, Texas, Nevada and New Mexico on annual basis with the exception of a three-year hiatus from 1943-45 because of World War II. On four occasions the event has been played in Mexico.

Originally founded as a regional match play invitational tournament for private golf course members to compete against the nation’s best amateur players, the Southwestern Amateur has developed a stellar reputation as a high-quality competition for the nation’s top players. The tournament was changed to a stroke play event in 1966 to meet the growing demands of the tournament and the increased popularity of the game created during the Palmer-Nicklaus era.

The SWGA reserves the right to invite amateurs of national and international reputation, as well as other amateurs "of note", to enter into the tournament. Applicants are urged to submit their entries with golf resumes of accomplishment in major tournaments and other competitive track record information.

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