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LIVE SCORING: Lloyd Jefferson Go takes Southern Amateur Lead
Llloyd Jefferson Go has the Southern Amateur lead
Llloyd Jefferson Go has the Southern Amateur lead
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (July 16, 2016) – 2016 Big East conference champion and player-of-the-year Lloyd Jefferson Go of Cebu, Phillippines (68, 71, 68) goes into the final round of the Southern Amateur Championship with a two-stroke lead over Zachary Bauchou of Forest, VA (71-70-68) at the Dunes Beach & Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, SC. Defending Champion Taylor Funk of University of Texas slid to a 74 on Saturday, but is well within striking distance at 6-under (67-69-74).

Also at 6-under are Australian Brett Coletta (69, 74, 67) of Melbourne, Australia and Jimmy Stranger of Tampa, FL (72-68-70).



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Defending Champion, and son of PGA TOUR player Fred Funk, Taylor Funk of Ponte Vedra, FL (67-69) has taken the lead as he begins the 3rd Round of the Southern Amateur on Saturday at The Dunes Beach & Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, SC. After posting eight birdies in the first two rounds, he leads the field by two strokes.

Standing alone in second place is Michael Nagy of Knoxville, TN (68,70) with Scott Stevens of Chattanooga, TN (71,68), Jack Smith of Knoxville, TN (69,70) and Lloyd Jefferson Go of Cebu, Phillippines (68, 71) tied for third.

The cut was made after the conclusion of the 2nd Round this morning at 147 and 63 players will advance to the third round, which will begin today with a shotgun start at 1:15pm.

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (July 15, 2016) -- Michael Nagy of Knoxville, TN (68-70) is the leader in the clubhouse at the 110th Southern Amateur Championship with a one- stroke lead over Lloyd Jefferson Go of Cebu, Philippines (68-71). Round two play was suspended for the day at 2:55 p.m. due to lightening and will resume at The Dunes Beach & Golf Club in Myrtle Beach tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. EST.

Defending Champion, and son of PGA TOUR player Fred Funk, Taylor Funk of Ponte Vedra, FL is currently T2 with three holes completed on his 2nd Round after posting a -5 (67) on Thursday.

Roughly half the field still needs to complete their second round. The low 66 and ties advance to the third round.

ABOUT THE Southern Amateur

The Southern Amateur, which dates back to 1902, is one of three competitions held by the Southern Golf Association. Its champions roster is like a who’s who’s of competitive golf. (And the same could be said of the standing of its host clubs.) Leading this group is Robert T. (Bobby) Jones, Jr., who was the Southern Amateur Champion in 1917, 1920, and 1922. Others who have won or finished in a challenging position and gone on to national and/or international prominence include Tommy Barnes, Dale Morey, Don January, Gay Brewer, Doug Sanders, Billy Joe Patton, Lew Oehmig, Hubert Green, Downing Gray, Marvin (Vinny) Giles, Lanny Wadkins, Steve Melnyk, Tom Kite, John Mahaffey, Ben Crenshaw, Gary Koch, Bill Rogers, Gil Morgan, Danny Edwards, Andy Bean, Vance Haefner, Jerry Pate, Chip Beck, David Edwards, Jay Sigel, Bob Tway, Mark Brooks, Gene Sauers, Davis Love, Justin Leonard and more recently PGA Tour standouts Webb Simpson and Kyle Stanley, who won twice each between 2005 and 2008 in alternate years.

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Results For Southern Amateur Golf Championship
Place  PtsScores
1FLJimmy StangerTampa, FL125072-68-70-66=276
2VAZach BauchouForest, VA90071-70-68-68=277
3PhilippinesLloyd Jefferson GoPhilippines70068-71-68-71=278
4FLTaylor FunkPonte Vedra, FL70067-69-74-69=279
T5NCAlex SmalleyWake Forest, NC70073-72-68-69=282

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