Kentucky Am: Worth the Wait for Blann
12 Jun 2009
see also: Kentucky Amateur Championship, Hunting Creek Country Club


NICHOLASVILLE, KY (June 12, 2009)--Bowling Green's Jordan Blann capped off a "pretty good" week by winning the 2009 at&t Kentucky State Amateur Championship today at Champion Trace Golf Club. His opening round of 67 was followed up with a 2 under par 70 and a two shot win over Crit Reddick of Bardstown who shot 70-69 for his 139 total.

Lee Chaney of Morehead closed his week with a 3 under par 69 to go with his opening 71 and third place.

After enduring a couple of days of inclement weather and cancellations of rounds, a field of 75 made the cut and played today in the final round of the 36 hole championship; a first for this championship in the modern era.

Blann began his week at the US Open Sectional Qualifier in Memphis and was paired with a couple of professionals from Australia. "That was one of the best times of playing golf that I can remember in my life", said Blann. "Not only were they good players but they were funny and kept getting after each other, which kept it light." Although Blann did not qualify, his experience was valuable and will be a highlight of golf for a long time.

Final results of the Kentucky State Amateur Championship (shortened to 36 holes because of rain), played June 9-12, 2009 at Champion Trace Golf Club:

1 Jordan Blann, Bowling Green, KY 67-70--137
2 Thomas Reddick, Bardstown, KY 70-69--139
3 Lee Chaney, Morehead, KY 71-69--140
T4 Ben Fuqua, Danville, KY 72-71--143
Jesse Massie, Louisville, KY 70-73--143
T6 Brandon Berry, Lagrange, KY 73-71--144
Brett Munson, Louisville, KY 70-74--144
Doug Wilkinson, Louisville, KY 72-72--144
Jim Volpenhein, Union, KY 67-77--144
Robbie Crockett, Louisville, KY 76-68--144
Tyler Sharpe, Greensburg, KY 71-73--144
T12 Hunter York, Hardin, KY 72-73--145
Tyler Mitchell, Cadiz, KY 73-72--145
T14 Derek Oldham, Lexington, KY 75-71--146
Erik Davis, Smithfield, KY 74-72--146
Jared Wolfe, Louisville, KY 77-69--146
Joshua Rhodes, Louisville, KY 73-73--146
Ryan Tucker, Somerset, KY 72-74--146
Seth Blann, Bowling Green, KY 71-75--146
T20 Alex Volpenhein, Edgewood, KY 75-72--147
Brooks Herrick, Louisville, KY 77-70--147
Bryan Ratterman, Louisville, KY 73-74--147
Buddy Bryant, Lexington, KY 74-73--147
Mark Knecht, Paducah, KY 76-71--147
Micah Dean, Nicholasville, KY 75-72--147
Zack Butler, Lexington, KY 73-74--147
T27 Brian Fister, Lexington, KY 74-74--148
Cody Martin, Union, KY 77-71--148
Jason Witten, Leitchfield, KY 76-72--148
Kent Bulle, Glasgow, KY 70-78--148
T31 Andy Roberts, Owensboro, KY 75-74--149
Chase Carpenter, Salyersville, KY 76-73--149
Michael Asay, Lexington, KY 77-72--149
Steven Clark, Lexington, KY 70-79--149
Trevor Glass, Tompkinsville, KY 75-74--149
Trey Shirley, Edmonton, KY 72-77--149
Will Beard, Bowling Green, KY 75-74--149
T38 Blanton Farmer, Lexington, KY 75-75--150
Daniel DeLuca, Lexington, KY 70-80--150
Daniel Iceman, Louisville, KY 74-76--150
Danny Bishop, Lexington, KY 76-74--150
Grant Price, Paducah, KY 74-76--150
Kevin Lawson, Stanton, KY 76-74--150
Stuart Witt, Richmond, KY 76-74--150
T45 Chris Griffin, Paducah, KY 73-78--151
Eric Straub, Paducah, KY 74-77--151
Kenny Goodykoontz, Lexington, KY 74-77--151
Kyle Leach, Louisville, KY 74-77--151
Mark Phillips, Nicholasville, KY 72-79--151
Shawn Tipton, Clay City, KY 76-75--151
T51 Adam McDonald, Franklin, KY 75-77--152
Ben Fister, Lexington, KY 76-76--152
Michael Dees, Louisville, KY 73-79--152
Thomas Carrico, Lebanon, KY 76-76--152
T55 Andrew Heiser, London, KY 75-78--153
Andrew Hodge, Hebron, KY 76-77--153
Jerred McCarty, Shelbyville, KY 75-78--153
T58 Joseph Barr, Versailles, KY 76-78--154
Matthew Martin, Winchester, KY 77-77--154
T60 Charles Schaffer, Lexington, KY 71-84--155
Davis Boland, Louisville, KY 75-80--155
Dustin Stovall, Scottsville, KY 75-80--155
Jared Baysinger, Burlington, KY 75-80--155
T64 Cory Prewitt, Lexington, KY 77-79--156
Patrick Kelly, Lexington, KY 77-79--156
T66 Alex Wright, Lexington, KY 77-80--157
Sean Leslie, Prestonsburg, KY 77-80--157
68 Marty Anderson, Stanford, KY 74-84--158
T69 Franklin Stivers, London, KY 77-83--160
Zach Schrodt, Louisville, KY 77-83--160
71 Grant Blevins, Danville, KY 77-84--161
T72 Jordan Voss, Lexington, KY 77-WD--WD
Justin Price, Lexington, KY 76-WD--WD
Matthew Anderson, Tompkinsville, KY 75-WD--WD
Richard Hayden, Owensboro, KY 77-WD--WD
Tom Musselman, Lexington, KY 76-WD--WD

ABOUT THE Kentucky Amateur

54-hole stroke play championship. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Section Medalist, Low Scorer in each round, Low Junior, Low Senior, Low Public Links contestant, runner-up and champion.

Entrants in all KGA tournaments shall be required to have an active Handicap Index at a Kentucky Golf Association Member Club at the time of entry and meet the championship’s residency requirements.

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