Nesmith and Comie lead at the Azalea
31 Mar 2012
by Mike Stubbs of amateurgolf.com

see also: Country Club of Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 30, 2012) --   Matthew Nesmith, North Augusta, S.C., carded his second consecutive 66 to share the lead of the 64 Azalea Invitational with Michael Comie of Cary, N.C. Nesmith posted rounds of 72-66-66--204 while Comie has signed for 71- 66-67--204.

Jim Liu of Smithtown, NY (65-72-68- -205), Garland Green of Tazewell, VA (65-71-69- -205), and second round leader Brad Wilder from Fort Wright, KY (64-70-71--205) all share third place going into the final round tomorrow.

Michael Miller from Bewster, NY has three rounds in the 60's (68-69-69--206) and tied for sixth with Rob Simmons of Beaufort, SC (64-71-71--206).

Three-time US Mid-Am Champion and Walker Cupper, Nathan Smith, is alone in seventh place but just three strokes back with rounds of 72-69-66-207

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is in a log jam at 80th place with rounds of 77- 72-75- -224.

Play continues with the fourth round beginning Sunday morning. Click here for the pairings
ABOUT THE Azalea Invitational

72 hole stroke play with a 54 hole cut on a 1925 Seth Raynor design. Good mix of college players and mid amateurs. 7 spots available in a qualifier. Impressive list of past champions at this traditional event. The Country Club of Charleston underwent a major renovation in 2006 (the tournament took at one year hiatus) and was ready for play for the 2007 Azalea.

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Results For Azalea Invitational Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1SCMatt NeSmithNorth Augusta, SC100072-66-66-66--270
2NYJim LiuSmithtown, NY70065-72-68-68--273
3TNKeith MitchellChattanooga, TN50070-69-70-65--274
T4KYBrad WilderFort Wright, KY50064-70-71-70--275
T4NYMike MillerBrewster, NY50068-69-69-69--275

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