Memphis Amateur: Clayton Ellis rolls
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (July 29, 2013) -- Former University of Memphis golfer Clayton Ellis held on to his 4 stroke lead headed into the final round of the MGA Amateur Championship after following up his opening 68 with an even-par 70 at Memphis Country Club in round two.

Ellis, a member of Windyke Country Club, leads Tim Jackson of Ridgeway Country Club who rebounded from an opening round 75 on day one with a three-under par 67 on day two.

Robert Adams of Windyke is alone in third place after rounds of 73-71, and Buzz Fly of Spring Creek Ranch (76-69) and Tyler Peggs of Ridgeway (75-70) are another stroke back in a tie for fourth. The final round will be held at Colonial Country Club's North Course.

ABOUT THE Memphis Amateur

The Memphis Golf Association Amateur Championship is a 54-hole individual men's medal play tournament open to members of MGA member clubs. The field is limited to a maximum of 72 players and email notices will be sent to confirm those entries that have been approved.

The overall champion will have his name engraved on the perpetual MGA Amateur Championship trophy and take posession of it for one year. Also, the overall champion and runner-up will receive engraved, keepsake crystal trophies and the top three finishers (minimum) in each flight will receive merchandise certificates as prizes.

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