Mike Moyers wins Eastern Amateur
(Courtesy / Hokiesports.com)
(Courtesy / Hokiesports.com)

Mike Moyers of Stanardsville, Virginia held off a surging Bryce Chalkley to take the title at the 2013 Eastern Amateur golf tournament, played at Elizabeth Manor Country Club.

Moyers, a recent graduate of Virginia Tech, shot a 1-under 69 in the final round (14-under for 72 holes) to hold off his former Hokies teammate Chalkley, who posted the tournament's low round of 63, by 2 strokes.

Michigan sophomore Chris O'Neill, a long time member of amateurgolf.com, posted a final round 66 to finish a shot back in third, while Jimmy Stanger finished fourth.

Like the Players Amateur in South Carolina, the Eastern Amateur was plagued by rain this week, but they managed to complete all four rounds.

Results For Eastern Amateur Golf Tournament
1VAMike MoyersStanardsville, VA50064-69-64-69=266
2VABryce ChalkleyRichmond, VA40067-69-69-63=268
3VAChris O'NeillGlen Allen, VA30064-68-71-66=269
4FLJimmy StangerTampa, FL30069-64-67-71=271
5VAAdam HortonChesapeake, VA30070-66-69-67=272

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ABOUT THE Eastern Amateur

The Eastern Amateur is a 72 hole stroke play event that perennially attracts a top-drawer field. The tournament has been played -- with the exception of 1977 and 1999 -- at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club. Elizabeth Manor is a par 70 Dick Wilson design in Portsmouth, Virginia.

The impressive list of winners includes U.S. Open winners Curtis Strange, Ben Crenshaw, Andy Bean, Hubert Green, Jim Furyk and Steve Jones. Other notables who have played in the Eastern Amateur are Lanny Wadkins, Arron Oberholser, Steve Marino, Scott Hoch, Clarence Rose, Gary Koch, Bob Tway, John Rollins, Fred Funk, Carl Petterson, Chip Beck, Jim Simons, Ben Crenshaw, Steve Melnyk, Andy Bean and Steve Liebler. Liebler won the who the Eastern in three different decades and is the only golfer to have ever qualified for the USGA Junior, USGA Amateur, USGA Open, USGA Public Links, USGA Senior Open and USGA Senior Amateur as well as representing his state in the USGA Team competition.

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