Sunnehanna Amateur: Long leads at six under
09 Jun 2011
by Mike Stubbs of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Sunnehanna Amateur Tournament for Champions, Sunnehanna Country Club


JOHNSTON, PA (June 9, 2011) -- Jace Long, from Dixon, MO, put together a clean card, that included six birdies, to lead the prestigious 2011 Sunnehana Amateur by two shots over a trio of players.

Will Collins, a recent grad from the University of Virginia, John Peterson, the reigning NCAA Individual champion from LSU and Justin Thomas, an incoming freshman at the University of Alabama are all tie for second place with scores of 66 for the opening round.

Past winners of the Sunnehana Amateur include Rickie Fowler, Lucas Glover and Scott Verplank.

Results For Sunnehanna Amateur Tournament for Champions
T1PANathan SmithPittsburgh, PA100068-68-70-66--272
T1NCLee BedfordCary, NC70068-64-69-71--272
T1UTZac BlairOgden, UT70071-67-66-68--272
T4NCWill CollinsSalisbury, NC50066-67-66-75--274
T4ILBrad HopfingerLake Forest, IL50067-69-69-69--274

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ABOUT THE Sunnehanna Amateur

The Sunnehanna Amateur was inaugurated in July of 1954 -- it was the first country club sponsored 72-hole stroke play competition for amateurs in the United States. The tournament is played on a classic A.W. Tillinghast design. Only one other amateur tournament in the United States can list the likes of Chick Evans, Arnold Palmer, Julius Boros, Art Wall, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, and Rickie Fowler as contestants: the United States Amateur. Its medal play format has been emulated by countless amateur tournaments across the country.

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