BURBANK, Calif. — Despite beginning the Kelly Cup on a bad note, shooting 76 in the opening round at Lakeside Golf Club, Tim Hogarth won his second straight title with rounds of 72 and 68 on the weekend to win by six.
Hogarth, a five-time winner of the SCGA Mid-Amateur, won by four in last year's event, took third in 2013, and tied for first in 2012.
Casey Kirkman of Los Angeles took second place at 222, which was backloaded with 77 and 75 on Saturday and Sunday. Kirkman shot 70 in the first round and trailed opening-round leaders David Bartman and Casey Steinburg by a stroke.
Steinburg shot a pair of 77s in the last two rounds and tied for third while Bartman placed 12th, going 79-78 on the weekend.