Rotz wins Cardinal Amateur

GREENBORO, NC (August 16, 2009) -- After firing an amazing 64 in the first round of the Cardinal Amateur, Clayton Rotz kept the red figures going, posting a second round 69 good for a 36-hole total of 133 and an eight stroke lead.

Just one day shy of his 21st birthday, Rotz posted a 75 in the last round, winning the tournament by three strokes at 2-under 208 at the par 70, 7002 Cardinal Country Club.

Rotz is about to enter his Junior year at LSU.

Drew Younts of Stokesdale, NC finished solo second at 1-over 211.

Results For Cardinal Amateur Golf Tournament
1PAClayton RotzChambersburg, PA70064-69-75--208
2NCDrew YountsStokesdale, NC50073-68-70--211
T3NCWill BowmanGreensboro, NC40072-73-69--214
T3VADustin GrovesKeswick, VA40073-72-69--214
T3KoreaJin JeongKorea40073-72-69--214

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ABOUT THE Cardinal Amateur

The Cardinal Amateur, presented by McConnell Golf, is held at the Sedgefield Country Club, Pete Dye Course in Greensboro, NC. 54-hole stroke play tournament. Many former competitors are now on the PGA, Senior PGA and Nationwide tours. The field consists of 78 contestants, chosen among college level and mid-amateurs. Jay Sigel, a winner on the senior tour, has been quoted as saying that the Cardinal Am is one of the finest amateur tournaments in the country and one which he wishes he had won during his amateur career.

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