HAYMARKET, VA. (May 26, 2011) -- Scott Shingler added a second round five-under par 67 to his morning 70 to secure a seven stroke margin over morning leader Ryan Patrick in the 25th Metro Mid-Amateur at Evergreen Country Club on Thursday, May 26th. Shingler recorded 70-67--137 while Patrick notched 68-76--144.
In third place was Steve Douglass with 73-73--146. In the logjam tie for fourth at 147 were 2007 Virginia Mid-Am champion Dan Hosek (74-73), Billy Mellon (74-73), 2010 Maryland APL champion Jeff Lim-Sharpe (69-78), 2009 and 2010 Maryland Senior Open champion John Howson (72-75), 2010 Metro Mid-Am champion Chris Baloga (74-73), Tracy Vallandingham (72-75) and Brent Davis (79-68).
Tied for eleventh at 148 were Joe Scheffres (73-75), Dan Hurley (74-74), 2007 North & South finalist Ray Sheedy (76-72), David Ogden (76-72), Lee Flemister (71-77) and Terry Reilly (74-74).
Shingler's second round surge was reminiscent of his first Metro Mid-Am win at Musket Ridge in 2008, where he closed with a 68 that gave him a four-stroke win over runner-up Vance Welch. Shingler is also the current Virginia State Mid-Am champion as well as a recent VSGA Player-of-the-Year and USGA State Team Member from Virginia.
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