Constable wins North and South

PINEHURST, North Carolina (July 3, 2010) -- It took 33 holes on Saturday for Donald Constable to win the 110th North & South Amateur Championship. But it could have been over much quicker -- his opponent in the 36-hole championship match, Kelly Kraft, didn't go down without a fight.

The 31st seeded Constable jumped out to an 8-up lead through 25 holes and literally held on for a 4 and 3 win.

The lefthander's round included three birdies and two eagles, one apiece on the par-5 16th and the par-5 22nd.

- story courtesy Patrick Love, for The Pilot

ABOUT THE North & South Amateur

The North & South Amateur Championship is the longest consecutively run amateur tournament in the U.S. Its past winners list includes names like Walter Travis, Francis Ouimet, Billy Joe Patton, Jack Nicklaus and Curtis Strange. The field is made up of invited players as well as open applications, from players with a maximum handicap of 5.0. Three rounds of stroke play are followed by four rounds of match play (16 qualifiers) to determine the Champion. All stroke & match play rounds are contested on Pinehurst No. 2.

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Results For North & South Men's Amateur Golf Championship
Place  Pts
WinMNDonald ConstableWayzata, MN1000
Runner-upTXKelly KraftDenton, TX700
SemifinalsNCDavid ChungFayetteville, NC500
SemifinalsILKyle PetermanSherman, IL500
QuarterfinalsMDJosh EureCrofton, MD400

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