Amateur Fly captures Tenn. State Open
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (May 12, 2011) -- Jonathan Fly shot a final round 67 (3-under par) to finish with a 54-hole total score of 127 (13-under par) which was good enough to capture the 63rd Annual SunTrust State Open Championship presented by Coca-Cola which was contested at Brentwood Country Club in Brentwood, Tennessee. Fly becomes one of a select few of golfers who have captured both the Tennessee Open and Tennessee Amateur Championships (Fly captured the 2010 Tennessee Amateur at Foxland Harbor).
Fly won the State Open by eight shots and finished the week with twelve birdies, an eagle and amazingly only one bogey on a course where the average score for the week was 74.08. Fly is a junior at the University of Memphis where he recently capturing the Conference USA men’s golf championship.
Alan McAfee and Matthew Mincer shared low professional honors as they both finished the tournament with a three-day total of 205 (5-under par). They both will take home $7,750 for their fine play.
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