Michael Perras jumps into Texas South Amateur lead
Michael Perras
Michael Perras

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Michael Perras, of Pasadena, fired the low round of the day with a 6-under par 66. Perras’s two round total of 135, 9-under par, puts him atop the leader board of the Texas South Amateur Championship heading into the final round at La Cantera Golf Club.

Perras carded a 4-under par 32 on his first 9 holes at the Resort Course. Michael carried his momentum to his second nine and carded a 2- under par 34 on his way to a 6-under par 66. Perras will begin his final round at 10:00 AM off of hole #1.

Nick Thornton, of Boerne, carded a 1-under par 71 in his second round. Thornton is four strokes back with a two-day total of 139. Thornton, our co-leader after the first round, is in the final pairing with Michael Perras and Nicholas Cristea, of Houston. Cristea is one behind Thornton at 4- under par 140.

John Hunter, of Houston, carded a 2 over par 74 to give him a two-day total of 142. The first round co-leader will go off in the penultimate group with 2015 Texas South Mid-Amateur Champion Jay Reynolds, who is at 3-under par 141, and Colby Harwell, who sits at 1-under par 143 after two days.

The final round of the Texas South Amateur Championship, presented by Club Champion, begins tomorrow August 9th at 7:54 AM off both the first and tenth tees.

ABOUT THE Texas South Amateur

Eligibility: Entries are open to male amateur golfers that reside in South Texas as defined by the Texas PGA Sections (South of 31 degree parallel, Salado TX and south is break point), with a certified USGA Handicap Index of 8.4 or less.

Format: 54 holes Stroke Play. No Cut.

Field limit: 81 players

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