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Alabama's Bobby Wyatt wins Sunnehanna
Bobby Wyatt
Bobby Wyatt
JOHNSTOWN, Penn. (June 17, 2012) -- Alabama junior Bobby Wyatt shot a 2-under 68 in Sunday's final round to claim the 59th annual Sunnehanna Amateur. Wyatt, who entered the final round tied for the lead with Mike Miller of Brewster, N.Y., and Sebastian Vazquez of Mexico, finished at 9-under 271 at Sunnehanna Country Club to win by two shots over Miller (70), a former Penn State player who was coming off a June 8 victory at the Westchester (N.Y.) Golf Association's Amateur Championship.

Alabama's Justin Thomas (70), Golfweek's College Player of the Year, tied for third with Vazquez (71) and Georgia's Nicholas Reach (68).

Cory Whitsett, who had joined Crimson Tide teammates Wyatt and Thomas in the top 5 at the start of the final round, shot 3-over 73 and finished 11th.

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 amateurs 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 play format has been emulated by countless amateur tournaments across the country.

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Results For Sunnehanna Amateur Golf Tournament
Place  PtsScores
1ALBobby WyattMobile, AL100065-70-68-68--271
2NYMike MillerBrewster, NY70068-69-66-70--273
T3PANicholas ReachMoscow, PA50067-71-68-68--274
T3KYJustin ThomasGoshen, KY50065-69-70-70--274
T3MexicoSebastian VazquezMexico50067-69-67-71--274

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