Warne takes lead at Monterey Bay
26 May 2012
by Lynne Cowan of AmateurGolf.com

see also: amateurgolf.com 2012 Monterey Bay Championship, Bayonet Black Horse - Black Horse

SEASIDE, Calif. (May 26, 2012) – The 12th annual amateurgolf.com Monterey Bay Championship got underway today at the Blackhorse Golf Course at Bayonet-Blackhorse which will be hosting the 2012 PGA Professional National Championship next month.

As the raingear and umbrellas came out to battle the rain and cold, Steven Warne of Santa Rosa fired a 1-over-par 73 and holds a two stroke lead over defending champion Jered Stone of Tarzana, CA who shot 75. Danny Ro of Alameda is three off the pace with a 76.

Warne, a member of the Santa Rosa Country Club and a player on the Sonoma State men’s golf team is playing in his ninth amateurgolf.com tournament. His best finish was two years ago where he finished T3 for this event.

In the net division, 2009 champion Andrew Loftus of Salinas, CA posted a 1-under-par 71 and sits four ahead of Korsen Yu of Sunnyvale who shot a net 75. Matt Romig of Los Gatos is in third with a 76.

The second and final round will be played on the challenging Bayonet Course tomorrow.

Results For amateurgolf.com 2012 Monterey Bay Championship
1CARobert SalomonPortola Valley, CA6078-72--150
2CAJered StoneTarzana, CA4075-75--150
3CAChristopher TuulikSan Diego, CA2079-72--151
T4CASteven WarneSanta Rosa, CA2073-79--152
T4CADylan JacksonSeaside, CA2078-74--152

View full results for amateurgolf.com 2012 Monterey Bay Championship

ABOUT THE AGC Monterey Bay Championship

Tournament Description:
Challenge your game at Bayonet Black Horse, which has hosted the California State Amateur, the Champions Tour First Tee Classic, the PGA Tour's west coast qualifying events, and more.

You won't believe the makeover that is now complete at all 36 holes, which can only be said to move the resort from fantastic to truly world class.

The tournament is 36 Holes, with three Divisions:

-Championship (5.4 and under)
-Senior (8.0 and under)
-Handicap (5.5-15.0)

** NCGA Points event- part of the amateurgolf.com Tournament Series

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