Magnolia Amateur: Brady pulls away late for title
13 Jul 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: The Magnolia Amateur Golf Tournament, Hattiesburg Country Club

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (July 13, 2014) -- Recent Southern Miss graduate Kevin Brady birdied three of his last four holes to break away from J.T. Taylor and win the 2014 Magnolia Amateur at Hattiesburg Country Club.

Brady carded a final-round 69 to fend off Taylor, who shot a final-round 68 to close the gap Brady entered the final day of action with.

Brady totaled rounds of 69-64-69 for the victory while Taylor, who plays at Sam Houston State, shot 69-68-68.

Benjamin Wolcott closed well, too, shooting a final-round 65 to sneak into a tie for second place alongside Taylor. Wolcott plays at Ole Miss.

Will Thrash of Huntingdon College took solo fourth place after rounds of 67-69-74 while Fernando Cruz Valley of Louisiana-Lafayette and Texas-San Antonio's Bryce Alley tied for fifth place.

ABOUT THE The Magnolia Amateur

The Magnolia Amateur is a limited field event of 156 players consisting of a collegiate division and a mid-amateur division. The field will be cut to the low 60 players and ties after 36 holes of competition has been completed. The overall champion may come from either division, with the competition taking place over 3 days and 54 holes.

Along with the individual tournament, there is a college team competition that will be based on the combined scores of two players on the same team over the 3 rounds.

It is an exclusive amateur tournament, where players are reviewed and accepted by the Tournament Committee.

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