Scott Gregory defeats Curtis Luck in Georgia Cup Playoff
Scott Gregory <br>(Golfweek Photo)
Scott Gregory
(Golfweek Photo)
ALPHARETTA, GA (March 28, 2017) -- For the second straight year the British Amateur champion has defeated the U.S. Amateur champion at the Georgia Cup.

On a perfect day for golf the spectators at The Golf Club Of Georgia were treated to an instant classic between U.S. Amateur winner Curtis Luck and British Amateur winner Scott Gregory. In a match that was never saw a player take more than 1 up lead, it was finally Gregory who won on the match on the 19th hole.

Luck won the opening hole and after Gregory claimed the next hole the seesaw match was on. With the match all-square Gregory won the 17th hole with a par only to bogey the next hole and watch Luck even the match.

Heading back to the 18th hole for a playoff Luck found himself in the green side bunker and when he was unable to get up for bogey Gregory was able to claim the victory with a par.

With the win the British Amateur champion now holds an 11-9 all-time lead in the Georgia Cup. Both players will now make their way up to Magnolia Lane and next weeks Masters.

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ABOUT THE Georgia Cup

Established at The Golf Club of Georgia in 1998, The Georgia Cup annually brings together the reigning United States Amateur and British Amateur Champion for an 18-hole match in advance of the Masters.

All Georgia Cup participants and Georgia Cup Honorary Captains are guests of the Club during Georgia Cup Week and become Honorary Lifetime Members of The Golf Club of Georgia.

Tee off time is typically 1:00pm. The club asks attendees (a gallery typically forms and is allowed to walk alongside players without ropes, in the spirit of the "old time game") for a small donation to one of two charities.

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