Southwestern Am: Poston rallies for win
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (June 21, 2013) -- J.T. Poston of Hickory, North Carolina, made his first visit to the deserts of Arizona a good one in capturing the 98th Southwestern Amateur

Poston jumped six places by firing a 5-under 65 in the final round to finish at 276 (-4), two shots clear of defending champion Kevin Dougherty of Murrieta, California, and Max McGreevy of Edmond, Oklahoma.

“I felt good coming into today," Poston said. "I had lots of birdies yesterday but made some dumb bogeys. Today my warm-up was good and I had five birdies and no bogeys.”

Anthony Maccaglia and Kyle Westmoreland used terrific closing rounds to finish tied for fourth place.

ABOUT THE Southwestern Amateur

Scratch players eligible to enter the Championship must have a USGA Handicap Index of 1.4 or less. 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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Results For Southwestern Amateur Golf Championship
Place  PtsScores
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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