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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Aug. 30, 2013) -- Lyon
Lazare of Villa Park, Calif. is the
Gross Champion at the 2013 World Amateur
Lazare, a recent graduate from Chapman
University, fired a 7-over 79 at the
rugged Dye Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf
Friday to win the gross flight's
championship. Lazare tied senior champion
Cormier in the final round but
won in a tiebreaker.
The focus on a gross championship began this
year. Sponsored by
amateurgolf.com, prizes were awarded to low
gross competitors in each of the
World Am's five divisions. Low gross winners,
and the overall gross champion,
were awarded a 30th Annual World Amateur-
logoed Original Bag from Jones Golf,
an amateurgolf.com membership and more from
our sponsors and partners.
Lazare, who's equally known for his skills as a
musical composer and a golfer,
medaled earlier this year in a local U.S. Open
qualifier. As a senior at Chapman
University, Lazare earned All-Southern
Conference honors thanks to an average round
of 76.2 while leading his team in
five of 12 rounds played.
Lazare won the Men 49-and-under division to
advance to Friday's championship
winners prepare for the final round at The Dye
Cormier won the event's Men Mid-Senior (60-
69) division before placing second
in the championship round.
Mike Westrum took gross and net honors in the
Senior Men (50-59) division.
Westrum shot 80 in the final round to miss the
tiebreaker by one shot.
Ray Darmstadt was the gross winner from the
Men Super Senior (70-over)
division but opted out of the final round.
Gigi Kimball won the Women's Low Gross title
and shot 84 at The Dye Course.
Full World Amateur Gross Results:
Men's 49 & Under: Lyon Lazare (Villa Park, CA),
Men's Senior: Mike Westrum (Humble, TX), 72-
Men's Mid-Senior: Lynn Cormier (Missouri City,
Men's Super Senior: Ray Darmstadt (Cocoa
Beach, CA), 75-75-77-71--298
Women's Division: Gigi Kimball (Cape Coral, FL),
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ABOUT THE World Amateur
"The largest amateur golf tournament in
world" now has a gross division. The event
players annually. Barefoot Resort is just
over 40 of Myrtle Beach area’s
courses on which this tournament is
The winner of each flight competes on the
day for the overall title Senior Division
64, Super-Senior ages 65 and up.
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