Shufflebotham wins the 2011 Welsh Men's Amateur

ABERDOVEY, WALES (July 31, 2011) -- Rising senior Jason Shufflebotham has won the 2011 Welsh Men's Amateur Golf Championship, which was held here at the Aberdovey Golf Club. Shufflebotham defeated Rhys Pugh, a 2011 Walker Cup selection, by one hole in the 36 hole final on Saturday.

"This is a terrific accomplishment for Jason," UAB head coach Alan Kaufman said. "He is coming off a great season and winning this event will no doubt give him a lot of confidence. I think he is going to have an excellent senior season."

Shufflebotham, who was an No. 8 seed, reached finals of the championship when he defeated countryman Lee Jones 3-and-2 in the semifinals. Pughs was the number two seed and is considered one of the top golfers in Wales. 

Results For Welsh Amateur Championship
WinWalesJason ShufflebothamWales300
Runner-upWalesRhys PughWales200
SemifinalsWalesRichard HooperWales100
SemifinalsWalesLee JonesWales100
QuarterfinalsWalesMitchell ReidWales50

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Match play championship, with each match consisting of 18 holes except for the final which will be 36 holes.

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