Weekend Roundup: Neeley rolls in Texas & more
11 Aug 2013
by Benjamin Larsen of amateurgolf.com
see also: Luke Neeley Rankings
Two champions were crowned in Texas this
weekend. Luke Neeley rolled to the Texas North Amateur title
Tony Soerries took the South
Neeley entered the final round of the North
Amateur held at Walnut Creek Country Club's
Pecan Course with a five-shot lead and never
Neeley, a member at the host club, went 4-
under in final-round action and won by 10
In the South, Soerries won in wire-to-wire
fashion at Kingwood's Deerwood Club.
battled wet weather and the field, winning
TIM HOGARTH WINS LA CITY MATCH
Tim Hogarth is the champion of the 2013 Los
Angeles City Championship.
Hogarth, a long time fixture in SCGA and
events (winner of the 1996 U.S. Public Links
finalist at 2011 U.S. Mid-Amateur), defeated
Clayton Yamaguchi, 5-and-4, in Sunday's final
match held at Rancho Park.
Hogarth defeated Michael Brockington in
Saturday's quarterfinals to advance.
had held the bracket's No. 2 seed before
En route to the final match, Hogarth also won
matches over Dylan Neal and Neil Hand.
CHARLOTTE CITY: OWEIDA TOPS
JASPERS FOR TITLE
Phillip OWeida shot 68-68-72 to win the 2013
Charlotte City Amateur Championship.
Oweida, who led after Round 1, won in a
over Joe Jaspers, who shot 65 on Saturday to
get into contention. Jaspers (71-65-72)
alone in second place.
David Sargent shot three straight 70s to place
third alongside William Rainey (73-68-69).
SIMMERMAN ROLLS AT SAN
ANTONIO MATCH PLAY
No. 11 seed Danny Simmerman went the
distance, winning the 2013 Greater San
Match Play Championship at Fair Oaks Ranch.
Simmerman defeated No. 16 Ian Evans by an
impressive marging, taking the championship
Top-seeded Chris Contreras was upset in
2, falling to No. 33 Ryan Luna.
No. 2 seed Bobby Baugh went the distance,
winning the Senior Division.
ILLINOIS AMATEUR INVITATIONAL:
Chadd Slutzky fired rounds of 64-67--131 to
by two shots at the Illinois Amateur
held at Schaumberg Golf Club.
Slutzky raced out to an early advantage,
shooting 64 on Saturday. He took a two-shot
lead over Stephen Kois into Sunday's final
Kois shot 72 to finish tied for fourth but Kyle
Nathan and Daniel Stringfellow both carded
to make things interesting as play concluded.
In the end, though, no one was able to catch
RED HOT EVAN RUSSELL WINS
Evan Russell continued his winning ways with
four-stroke victory at the 2013 Vermont
Championship at the Country Club of Barre.
Russell, winner of the New England Amateur
earlier this summer, shot rounds of 69-68-71-
-279 and won by four shots over Bryan Smith.
Smith (75-65-72-71--283) was the only other
player in red figures.