The national and regional schedules are
heating up as the golf season begins to hit its
across the country. This past weekend was
among the busiest we've had all year and a
of important events took place. Here's a
snapshot of the Best of the Weekend:
In what has quickly become one of the nation's
best events, Blair Scurlock withstood a final-
round surge to win the Mid-Amateur Division at
the 2013 Timuquana
Scurlock led the division after a Saturday 72
and shot 75 on Sunday to win by two.
In the Senior Division, David Anthony clipped
Doug Hanzel by one shot.
Hanzel, ranked No. 36 in the
Golfweek/amateurgolf.com Senior Player
Rankings, was in the lead
after the first round of action but Anthony
shot a second straight 72, besting Hanzel by
Mike Vallencourt and former PGA Tour member
Steve Melnyk were tied for third after identical
rounds of 74-72--146.
The Timuquana Cup is an invitational
tournament with a field consisting of 40 of the
Amateur players in the country, together with
20 of the top Senior Amateurs.
ACES WILD AT AMATEURGOLF.COM TWO-
MAN LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP
Cinco de Mayo wound up as Cinco de Uno for
Steven Bobus during the first round of the amateurgolf.com Two Man Links
. An easy winner of the
day" compeititon that takes place each day,
Steven Bobus made a hole-in-one on the 170-
8th hole, a downhill par-3 with a huge redan
The two posted 1-over par 72 on the day, five
behind leaders Dieter Dammeier and Chris
(67). A stroke back is the father/son team
from Savannah, Gary and Scott Friend. Three
are tied at Net 70.
n the Championship Division, the lead belongs
to another father/son team - Bill and Alec
The younger Tahy, Alec, is a high school senior
who missed his prom to attend the event with
dad. He made four solid birdies on his first tour
of Old Mac, while his father posted a beautiful
on the par-3 second hole and saved par in
some other key spots. In the fall, Alec will
University of Arkansas on a golf scholarship.
AUE TOPS BERMAN IN FINALE AT
Russ Aue defeated top-seeded Hal Berman 2-
up in the championship match to win the 2013 Richardson Invitational
6,767-yard Sewanee Golf Club.
Aue earned the No. 3 seed after stroke-play
qualifying and the Bethpage State Park player
through the 16-man bracket with wins over
Pat Wilson of Pine Valley, Phillip Gutterman and
PAUL TUCKER, BRENT ROOF WIN
Paul Tucker buried an 18-foot birdie
on the first playoff hole to clinch
himself and partner Brent Roof at Camden
The win was at the hands of defending
champions Brian Westveer and Matthew
Crenshaw, two of
the southest region's best mid-amateurs and
was a source of revenge for Tucker and Roof,
lost in the final match last year.
JOE ALFIERI GOES WIRE-TO-WIRE AT
FLORIDA MID-AM STROKE PLAY
Joe Alfieri fired rounds of 67-71-69--207 to win with ease
Beach Country Club.
Alfieri got off to a hot start in the first round
posting the low round of the tournament with
five-under par 67 to take a two-shot lead into
the second round --- and never looked back.
ABOUT THE Timuquana Cup
Invitational tournament with a field
of 40 of the top Mid Amateur players in the
country, together with 20 of the top
Amateurs and 18 more Super Senior amateurs
(new for 2015).
The theme of the event will be a
Friends" with a small, select field
those individuals whose passion is
golf. The Timuquana Cup will be a
of amateur golf.
The tournament chairman is Steve Melnyk,
USGA Rules Official Tom Dudley will be in
charge of course set up and the rules of
competition. One of the highlights of this
year's event will be a cocktail cruise on the
Johns River departing from the Timuquana
Country Club dock and housing will be
for many competitors in members' homes.
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