Reach, Strohmeyer lead packed Palmetto
AIKEN, S.C. (June 8, 2013) -- Nicholas Reach of Athens, Ga. fired a third-round 2-under 68 to move into a first-place tie with Scott Strohmeyer atop the leaderboard at the Palmetto Amateur entering Sunday's final round.

Reach, a Georgia Bulldogs sophomore, shot 66 on Thursday and followed it with Saturday's 68 to get to 5-under, the tournament's low mark.

Strohmeyer, of the NCAA National Champion Alabama Tide, shot his third straight round in the 60s (69-67-69) and will be in the final pairing on Sunday.

Second-round leader Sam Love shot 72 in Round 3 and sits two shots back in fourth place.

Vanderbilt's Ben Fogler shot 69 and is in third place.

Results For Palmetto Amateur Golf Tournament
T1PANicholas ReachMoscow, PA70071-66-68--205
T1ALScott StrohmeyerAuburn, AL50069-67-69--205
3SCBen FoglerElgin, SC40071-66-69--206
4ALSam LoveBirmingham, AL40070-65-72--207
T5GABilly KennerlyAlpharetta, GA40068-73-68--208

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72-hole stroke play event held on a classic Alister MacKenzie design. The field of 84 is selected from applicants based on handicap, participation in amateur golf events and competitive record, in previous Palmetto Amateurs and other amateur tournaments.

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