McKeever grabs lead at the Lupton Invitational
25 May 2012
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: The Honors Course, Tyler McKeever Rankings

OOLTEWHA, Tenn (May 25, 2012) -- Tyler McKeever carded a first round 69 to lead the Mid-Am division at the 2012 Lupton Invitational and the Honors course in Ooltewha, Tennessee. Andrew Lawson, Brad Wilder and Carlton Forrester are just a stroke with with 2- under-par 70's while Jimmy White is alone in third with 71.

Defending champion Kris Mikkelsen is in a group of 8 players tied at even-par 72 and in sixth place.

This event, named after club founder John T. Lupton, debuted in 2005 on a spectacular Pete Dye golf course near Chatanooga. Mitch Voges won the 1991 U.S. Amateur here, and Tiger Woods won the 1996 NCAA Championship here despite a final round 80. 54 hole individual event with a 36 hole cut. Stroke play format for the Championship division and Stableford format for the Senior division. Committee will invite 72 mid ams and 54 senior ams.

The Lupton invitational is a Golfweek/amateurgolf.com rankings event,

Results For John T. Lupton Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1GAKris MikkelsenAtlanta, GA40072-72-70=214
T2TXAndrew LawsonDallas, TX30070-69-78=217
T2GATyler McKeeverAtlanta, GA30069-71-77=217
T2TNTim JacksonGermantown, TN30072-72-73=217
T5INKenny CookNoblesville, IN20077-68-73=218

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