World Am low gross winners, field announced
29 Aug 2013
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Myrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Tournament, Barefoot Resort - Dye Course

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Aug. 29, 2013) -- The field for the Championship Round of the 2013 World Amateur Handicap Championship is set.

More than 70 golfers will be taking aim at the overall handicap title Friday at the Dye Course at Barefoot Resort.

Friday also marks the inaugural grouping for the event's low gross players. The low gross competitors in each of the event's five divisions will be part of the field in the championship round and they'll be competing for the overall gross title.

All low gross winners will receive a terrific prize package sponsored by amateurgolf.com. The package includes a 30th anniversary World Amateur Original Jones Golf bag and amateurgolf.com memberships.

This is the first year the event has put a premium on gross play and the turnout was terrific. Here are the low-gross winners who will be competing Friday for the overall gross title:

Men's 49 & Under: Lyon Lazare (Villa Park, CA), 77-70-75-71--293

Men's Senior: Mike Westrum (Humble, TX), 72-70-78-73--293

Men's Mid-Senior: Lynn Cormier (Missouri City, TX), 75-72-72-77--296

Men's Super Senior: Ray Darmstadt (Cocoa Beach, CA), 75-75-77-71--298

Women's Division: Gigi Kimball (Cape Coral, FL), 74-75-72-70--291

*Note: Westrum will also be vying for the net championship after winning his flight during qualifying.

Amateurgolf.com will have more coverage of the World Amateur's championship round, including a full rundown of the gross competitors.

ABOUT THE Myrtle Beach World Amateur

"The largest amateur golf tournament in the world" now has a gross division. The event attracts 3500 players annually. Barefoot Resort is just one of over 40 of Myrtle Beach area’s championship courses on which this tournament is contested. The winner of each flight competes on the fifth day for the overall title Senior Division ages 55-64, Super-Senior ages 65 and up.

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