Charleston (SC) City: Scott Usher leads by six after second round
CHARLESTON, SC (May 14, 2016) - Scott Usher a former mini-tour player who has regained his amateur status currently leads the Charleston City Amateur by six-strokes with just 18-holes remaining. Usher has posted two round scores of 64-70 to reach 10-under at Charleston Municipal Golf Course.

Usher began his second round slowly with a first hole bogey but rebounded with a birdie on the 6th and then an eagle on the par-5 7th. As Usher, a former USC-Aiken player, made the turn he was 2-under for the day and 10-under overall. Two more birdies on the homeward nine were offset by two bogeys leading to an even-par back nine.

2014 Charleston City runner-up Patrick Mallard is currently 4-under and in second place. Gettys Glaze and Matthew Laydon share third at 3-under.

Defending champion Christian Sease struggled during the second round, shooting a 5-over 77 and is 17 strokes off the pace at 7-over.

Sunday's final round begins at 7:00 a.m. local time but the final group won't hit the course until 2:00 p.m.

-Tommy Boswell and The Post and Courier contributed to this story

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