Kentucky Mid-Am: Jasper catches fire in finale
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (Oct. 1, 2013) -- David Jasper made a statement in the first five holes of his second round of the 2013 Kentucky State Mid-Amateur Championship, which proved to be the key to victory. Jasper, of Prospect, birdied his first three holes, made a crucial up-and-down on four and birdied the fifth en route to final round 69 and a one shot victory over Louisville’s Kyle Leach.

Leach put forth a valiant back-nine effort with two birdies and an eagle on hole # 15 to finish with a round of 2-under-par 70. 2013 Kentucky Match Play Champion, Joseph Deraney, of Lexington, finished with a two-day one-under-par total of 143, which was good enough for third. Gavin Murdoch, of Lexington, took home Low Net honors with a net 147 total.

In the Mid-Senior Division, Ken Francke, of Nicholasville, held onto his first round lead for a low gross victory with a two-round total of 153. He finished two shots ahead of Thomas Kelley of Louisville. On the net side, Sacha Diaj, of Lexington took top honors with a net total of 153.

In the Senior Division, Larry Brown, of Prestonsburg, continued his terrific play on Champion Trace Golf Club and finished with a two-round total of five-under-par 139. He finished seven shots ahead of Steve Humphrey, of Lexington. Joe Bunch used a final round, gross 70 to finish with a net 143 and low net honors in that division.

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