Kemmer Takes Scratch Players Title

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (August 20, 2009)--Dodge Kemmer of Wichita, KS pulled away from Sihwan Kim and David Chung to win the Scratch Players Championship at Quail Creek G&CC.

Kemmer led wire-to-wire after opening with rounds of 63 and 65 and cruising home with rounds of 69 and 67 for a 16-under-par total of 264. Kim and Chung finished four shots back at 12-under.

The Scratch Players Championship, which was not played in 2008, returned to the amateur schedule and once again drew a strong field, with many highly-ranked players preparing for the U.S. Amateur, to be played next week just up the road in Tulsa at Southern Hills.

Top finishers in the Scratch Players Championship appear below.

Results For Scratch Players Championship
1KSDodge KemmerWichita, KS100063-65-69-67--264
T2CASihwan KimBuena Park, CA70065-66-68-69--268
T2NCDavid ChungFayetteville, NC70067-66-66-69--268
4OKKevin TwayEdmond, OK50069-68-65-70--272
5WACameron PeckOlympia, WA50066-68-73-66--273

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ABOUT THE Scratch Players Championship

***NOT HELD IN 2011***

The Scratch Players Championship (SPC) is primarily an exempt player event for top amateur golfers from the United States, western Canada, Mexico and the Pacific Rim although any exempt player worldwide is welcome to enter. Non-exempt amateurs with a USGA Handicap Index of 0.9 or less are eligible to qualify for the SPC. Comprehensive website. Event is played the week before the U.S. Amateur at a nearby location.

72 holes stroke play, 36 holes on the first day followed by 18 hole rounds the final two days.

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