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Red-Hot Yun wins the Dogwood

After making history at Druid Hills Golf Club earlier in the week, Andrew Yun held on for a one-shot win Saturday at the Dogwood Invitational.

Yun, a rising sophomore at Stanford, shot a second-round 10-under 62 at the Atlanta course, which ties the course record set by Tour player Webb Simpson at the 2008 Dogwood Invitational. The round gave Yun the lead after his first-round 66, and he never looked back.

It’s the second week in a row a Stanford player has won big on the amateur circuit, after recent graduate Joseph Bramlett’s Northeast Amateur victory.

Yun, of Chandler, Ariz., closed the week with two more rounds under par (71-69) to get to 20-under 268 for the championship. His win comes on the heels of a T-4 at the Northeast Amateur, and moves him from No. 17 to No. 5 in the Golfweek/amateurgolf.com Men's World Rankings.

Anders Albertson, of Atlanta, finished one shot behind Yun after carding nearly identical rounds. Albertson’s best effort was a first-round 9-under 63 that gave him the early lead. He followed with rounds of 66-71-69. Albertson has committed to Georgia Tech.

Bryden Macpherson, a rising sophomore at Georgia, and Connor Arendell, a rising junior at UCF, tied for third at 15-under 273.

Three more players were at 14-under 274, including Si Hwan Kim, Yun’s teammate at Stanford.

Cory Whitsett, the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur champion who will play for Alabama in the fall, recorded a solid finish - a tie for eighth, at 13-under 275.



Results: Dogwood Invitational
1AZAndrew YunChandler, AZ100066-62-71-69--268
2GAAnders AlbertsonWoodstock, GA70063-66-71-69--269
T3AustraliaBryden MacphersonAustralia50072-69-64-68--273
T3FLConnor ArendellCape Coral, FL50064-69-72-68--273
T5NCJohn-Tyler GriffinWilson, NC50065-72-73-64--274

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ABOUT THE Dogwood Invitational

Tournament week is June 3-8 at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. The entry fee is $350.00 US and includes breakfast and lunch tournament days as well as special events.

The history of this prestigious event extends back to 1941, when legendary amateur Tommy Barnes captured his first of five Dogwood titles. Evolving with the times, the modern Dogwood has produced fine champions like Webb Simpson (’07), Brian Harman (’09), Dawson Armstrong (’15), Charles Huntzinger (’16) and in 2018 Ashton Poole. This evolution can be seen also in our course renovations and set-up, our relaxed tournament atmosphere, and our spirit of social responsibility.

Players are required to walk during tournament play and may carry their golf bag themselves (push carts are allowed) or take a caddie. Caddies may be requested in advance during registration, or players may select one on their own.

Player housing is provided on an as available basis to players only, caddies and traveling companions are not provided housing.

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