Justin Thomas steals lead at Sunnehanna
JOHNSTOWN, Penn. (June 15, 2012) -- Alabama star Justin Thomas took a one-shot lead over Crimson Tide teammate Bobby Wyatt in the third round of the 2012 Sunnehanna Amateur.
The NCAA standout fired a 1-under 70 Friday in the second round, jumping ahead of Wyatt, who shared the lead with Thomas after Round 1.
Blake Morris (Waterbury, Conn.) and Sebastian Vazquez (Mexico City) are both two shots back in a third-place tie.
Amateurgolf.com regular and UCLA star Brandon Hagy is in contention, sitting at 1-under after three rounds.
Pennsylvania amateur star Nathan Smith is also 1-under.
ABOUT THE Sunnehanna Amateur
The Sunnehanna Amateur was inaugurated in July of
1954 -- it was the first country club
sponsored 72-hole stroke play competition for
in the United States. The
tournament is played on a classic A.W. Tillinghast
design. Only one other amateur
tournament in the United States can list the likes of
Chick Evans, Arnold Palmer, Julius
Boros, Art Wall, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger
Woods, and Rickie Fowler as
contestants: the United States Amateur. Its medal
format has been emulated by
countless amateur tournaments across the country.
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