Memorial Amateur: Polski holds on for victory

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 26, 2008)--Chris Polski opened the Memorial Amateur with a 68, one of the few rounds in the 60's throughout in the Memorial Day Amateur, and was able to string together two more steady rounds of 70-72 to finish at even-par 210 and take a two-stroke victory over Derek Ernst.

With the wet and windy weather making the Eugene, Ore., native feel comfortable through two rounds, he was able to hold off challengers Ernst, a Clovis- product who will take his talents to UNLV next year and Kent Yamane and Domingo Jojola.

The 21-year-old Polski currently works at his home golf course in Eugene, with hopes of turning pro in the near future.

Results For Memorial Amateur 2018 Golf Tournament
1ORChris PolskiEugene, OR30068-70-72--210
2CADerek ErnstClovis, CA20070-71-71--212
T3CAKent YamaneSan Jose, CA10072-70-71--213
T3CADomingo JojolaSan Francisco, CA10067-73-73--213
T5CASpencer AndersonPacific Palisades, CA10072-74-68--214

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ABOUT THE Memorial Amateur

Founded by Vietnam Veteran John Rochelle; it's no coincidence that this first class, traditional event takes place on Memorial Day weekend. 54 hole stroke play event w/ 36 hole cut. Field limited to 105 players. NCGA Points Event. Played on one of the great daily fee golf courses in America. One of the most important amateur events in Northern California.

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