Richard James in control at South Beach Intl Am
MIAMI BEACH, Florida (December 21, 2014) --
Richard James of Ceredigion, Wales has led the
Beach International from the first round on and
one over par 72 (-9) at Miami Beach Golf Club
him up with a two stroke lead going into the
round. The former University of South Florida
a two stroke lead over the upstart high school
Gabriel Lench of Lake Mary, Florida. Lench’s
71 puts him one shot closer to, and two shots
James at 7 under par. Joining Lench at 7 under
rounds of 70 are UNC’s Ben Griffin of Chapel
North Carolina and Barry University’s Adam
of Surry, Canada.
Three players tied for low round of the day at
golfer Adam Ball’s 67 moved him up to a tie for
place with Edward Figueroa of Naples, Florida
shot a 2 under par 69. Tennessee golfer Kyle
Kochevar of Glen Ellyn, Illinios and Andre
Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil also carded the day’s best
scores, moving them up to a tie for 9th and 12th
“Today’s results and the tightening of the field
be expected, and has happened every year.”
SBIA Executive Director Jeff Hunt. “With this
the world’s best amateur golfers, I can
tomorrow’s final round is going to be very
the greens get even faster than the 11.5 they
rolling at today, and firmer,” Hunt added.
Sunday’s round four of South Beach International
Amateur action starts at 7:30am with the final
teeing off at 11:37 at the Miami Beach Golf Club.
Spectators are encouraged to come and watch
admittance is free.
Story courtesy Tournament Committee
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