Southwestern Amateur: Mulvany leads
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (June 18, 2013) -- Ryan Mulvany of Reno, Nevada, took
advantage of one of the earliest tee times and shot 66 (-4) to take he first round
lead. Tied for second are local players Jimmy Kozikowski and Michael Anderson
who are one shot back at 67 (-3). They also came out of the morning wave
where there were near perfect conditions - pleasant temperatures and light
The second round resumes at 7:30am Wednesday. Upon completion of play, the
field will be cut to those players with the lowest sixty scores and ties.
As the highest-ranked amateur golf tournament in the Southwest, the
championship attracts the world’s best amateur golfers who will have a rare
opportunity to compete on Renegade, which has won international accolades for
its scenic beauty and appeal to golfers of varying levels. This 7,412-yard course
is also known for its four sets of tees on 16 holes. It has earned a place on Golf
Digest’s list of “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.”
Renegade is also home to the $1.6 million Jim Flick Golf Performance Center
equipped with the most advanced technology in the industry today, all in one
place. Among the center’s capabilities are 3-D motion capture, Doppler radar and
four-camera video motion analysis.
Desert Mountain is one of the world’s premier, private golf meccas offering six
award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, more than any other private
community in the world. The club’s Cochise Course was the site of the 2012
Charles Schwab Cup Championship, the season-ending event on the Champions
Tour. Desert Mountain also features six clubhouses, a fitness center with world-
class tennis complex and hiking trails.
ABOUT THE Southwestern Amateur
72-hole stroke play championship for national-
amateurs with a handicap index of
1.4 or better. After 36 holes, the field will be
cut to the low 36 and ties. The
SWGA Selection Committee will select players
compete based upon
exemptions, playing resume and rankings.
The SWGA reserves the right to invite
amateurs of national and international
reputation, as well as other amateurs "of
note", to enter into the tournament.
Applicants are urged to submit their entries
with golf resumes of accomplishment in
major tournaments and other competitive
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