Guthrie (-11) leads Dogwood at halfway mark
30 Jun 2011
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Druid Hills Golf Club, Luke Guthrie Rankings


ATLANTA, Georgia (June 30, 2011) -- University of Illinois golfer Luke Guthrie is back to his under-par ways, taking the 36-hole lead at the Dogwood Invitational in Atlanta.

Guthrie, who last week fired a record-setting 61 to lead the Northeast Invitational after the first round (he finished 13th), followed his 4-under 68 in round one with a 7-under 65 on Thursday. He is trailed by one stroke by University of Iowa State golfer Nate McCoy (66-68).

A trio of golfers at 8-under includes Vince India, Michael Kim, and recent winner of the Southeastern Invitational (June 18), Seth Reeves.

ABOUT THE The Dogwood Invitational

The first Dogwood Invitational, held in April 1941, validated Druid Hills Golf Club as a challenging venue for amateur golf tournaments. The Club has hosted eight Georgia State Amateur Championships over the years, and the tournament continues as a staple on the major amateur golf circuit. The Dogwood was discontinued in 1973 and did not return until 1994 when a new tournament format was introduced. The new format included entrance into the tournament by invitation only and added an 18-hole qualifier for five to eight open spots prior to the tournament start. A Senior Division was added in 2005.Participation in The Dogwood Invitational is by invitation from the Dogwood Tournament Committee. The tournament is 72 holes of stroke play with a 54 hole cut to low 40 and ties for final round. Players are required to walk during tournament play and may carry their golf bag themselves or take a caddie. 8-spot Qualifier is held Monday of tournament week, prior to the event.

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Results For The Dogwood Invitational Golf Tournament
1IANate McCoyW. Des Moines, IA100066-68-67-65--266
2ALBobby WyattMobile, AL70069-68-66-65--268
3ILLuke GuthrieQuincy, IL50068-65-67-72--272
T4GATaylor FloydMacon, GA50073-67-67-66--273
T4FLBrooks KoepkaWellington, FL50067-70-69-67--273

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