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Southeastern Am: Beck leads
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COLUMBUS, Georgia (June 13, 2013) -- While much of the east coast was under wet weather, the field at the Southeastern Amateur managed to get through its second round.

Kennesaw State's Jimmy Beck followed his opening-round 65 with an even par 72 Thursday for a two-shot lead heading into Friday's final round at Country Club of Columbus.

Beck's opening 65 gave him a three-shot lead over the field and he managed to withstand a slew of low Thursday rounds to remain the leader.

Cates Culpepper, Adam Schenk and Brian Carter are all two shots back and tied for second plate at 3-under.

Culpepper and Schenk, of Purdue, compiled identical rounds in each of the first two rounds (68-71). Carter, an incoming senior at Georgia, followed up his first-round 71 with a 68 on Thursday to get into contention.

The Southeastern Amateur is an annual competition at the Donald Ross-designed Country Club of Columbus, a par-71, 6,398 track. The field consists of some of the best up-and-coming golfers on the college scene and many collegiate golfers from the southeastern U.S.

Results: Southeastern Amateur
1GASeth ReevesDuluth, GA70069-71-66-67--273
2GAJimmy BeckColumbus, GA50065-72-68-71--276
T3INSean StoneEvansville, IN40069-72-68-68--277
T3GARoss ThomsonMarietta, GA40071-70-66-70--277
T3ALWill McDonaldBirmingham, AL40070-72-68-68--278

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ABOUT THE Southeastern Amateur

The Southeastern Amateur is a top-level amateur golf tournament with a rich history dating back to 1922 - when the tournament was created by Fred Haskins. Each year, the Southeastern Amateur has the great honor of hosting many of the nation's top amateur golfers, from Division I NCAA National Champions to the nation's top Mid- Amateurs.

Field is limited to 90 players. The format is 72 holes of stroke play. The field will be cut to the low 60 and ties after 54 holes.

$295 entry fee includes practice round, at least three tournament rounds, and breakfast/lunch each day.

Open qualifier held the day before the tournament.

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