Harvey new leader at Rice Planters
MT. PLEASANT, SC (June 22, 2012) -- After the third round of the 40th playing of the Rice Planters Amateur a new leader has emerged from the pack. Scott Harvey started his day in fifth place at 135 but a third round 65 and tournament total of 200 had moved him up the leader board into first place.
Thomas Bradshaw, who started his day tied for second shot a 69 today and is at 201 one behind the new leader and is now in solo second.
Second round leader, Stefan Brewer fired a 69 today and sits at 202, two back of Harvey, tied for third. Brewer is tied with Chris Hemmerich who shot a third round 65 moving his from tied for 7th into a tie for third.
Tomorrow marks the final round of the tournament played at the Snee Farm Country Club.
ABOUT THE Rice Planters Amateur
The Rice Planters Amateur was the inspiration of
amateur golfer, Dick Horne. During his first Porter
at the Niagara Falls Country Club in 1973, Horne
befriended the tournament's chairman Dick Harvey.
Harvey encouraged a receptive Horne to develop his
own southern tournament and, consequently, along
with other Porter Cup officials, shared enough useful
information to get Horne started in the South. The
Rice Planters quickly grew to become one of the top
amateur events in the country.
FORMAT AND ENTRY
Like the Porter Cup, the Rice Planters is played over
72 holes of stroke play. While
by invitation only, the tournament typically
holds a 90-player qualifier for the final five spots in
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