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Kraft leads by 3 shots at the Trans-Mississippi
13 Jul 2011
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MISSION HILLS, KS (July 13, 2011) -- Southern Methodist University golfer Kelly Kraft follows up is his opening round 65 with a second round 66 and holds a three shot lead heading into the final day of the 108th Trans-Mississippi Championship at Kansas City Country Club.

The field was cut to the low 60 players and ties following the second round with the cut being at 3-over par 143. 61 players made the cut for the final day which is a 36-hole day on Thursday, July 14th.

ABOUT THE Trans-Miss Championship

The Trans-Mississippi Championship -- commonly called the "Trans-Miss" -- is one of the oldest and most storied golf tournaments in the United States. For 106 prior years the championship was played in a match play format. Past champions include Jack Nicklaus (1958 and 1959), Charles Coe (1947, 1949, 1952 and 1956), Deane Beman (1960), George Archer (1963), Ben Crenshaw (1972), Gary Koch (1973), Bob Tway (1978), Mark Brooks (1978) and other professional tour notables. In 1987 the championship was changed to a mid- amateur age requirement, and a senior division was also added. Starting in 2010, the Trans- Mississippi Championship, returned to its roots as an open amateur tournament, and immediately established itself as a "must-play" among top collegiate and mid-am players, while changing to a 72-hole stroke play format. The field size starrts at 144 players from Trans- Mississippi Golf Association member clubs (or players receiving a special invitation from the Championship Committee). After 36 holes, a cut is made to the low 54 and ties who play the final two rounds.

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Results For Trans-Mississippi Championship Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1TXKelly KraftDenton, TX70065-66-69-66--266
T2South AfricaDylan FrittelliSouth Africa50066-68-66-70--270
T2TXTanner KestersonPlano, TX50068-67-66-69--270
4TXAlex MoonDallas, TX40070-68-65-68--271
T5INBrad GehlCarmel, IN40074-66-65-67--272

View full results for Trans-Mississippi Championship Golf Tournament

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