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Charlotte City: Landry holds on to win
22 Aug 2010
see also: Charlotte City Amateur Championship, Cedarwood Country Club

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CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Aug. 22, 2010) -- On a sweaty Sunday filled with foibles and fireworks, Brent Landry, a relative newcomer to the local golf scene, smoked the Myers Park Country Club course with a 5-under 66 and won the Charlotte City Amateur golf tournament in his first try.

How's this for an erratic final round:

Four men led at one time or another. Joe Jaspers took a one-shot lead over Kelly Stimart and a four-shot lead over Bret Boner into the final round. Stimart double-bogeyed the first hole, setting the stage for the day's see-saw fortunes.

Boner, on the other hand, started in style, shooting 5-under 31 on the front side. He took sole leadership on the 10th when Jaspers three-putted. But Boner hit his tee shot on the par-3 11th semi-sideways into a creek. With no place to get a good drop, he returned to the tee and knocked the next one close to set up a bogey that drew applause from the onlookers.

Read more at: http://www.charlotteobserver.com



ABOUT THE Charlotte City Amateur

54 hole stroke play championship that has been played for over 50 years. After 18 holes the field will be cut to the low 50 and ties. After 36 holes the field will be cut to the low 24 (no ties). Ties for the low 24 will be decided by an on course play off. The low 24 will be exempt from qualifying for the following year. Played over three different Charlotte-area courses. Entry is open to any amateur golfer who is a legal resident of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and has a current USGA handicap index of 6.4 or below.

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