Chip Lutz takes low am at Senior British Open
SOUTHPORT, England (July 28, 2013) -- Chip Lutz finished tied for 48th place at the 2013 British Senior Open, firing a final-round 5-over 75 to take low amateur honors at Royal Birkdale.
In making the cut, Lutz shot rounds of 71-71 to open the week and shot 75 in both weekend rounds.
Lutz, of Reading, Penn., was also the low amateur in the 2012 British Senior Open and winner of last year's British Senior Amateur.
He was the only amateur to make the weekend cut. Fellow American Jim Volpenhein shot 77 in both of his rounds.
ABOUT THE Senior British Open
The Senior British Open Championship has been
part of the European Seniors Tour since 1987
and from 2003 is included in the Champions
Tour as one of the five major world events in
senior golf. The event is jointly administered by
the European Seniors Tour and The R&A.
Previous winners include former Open
champions Gary Player, Bob Charles and Tom
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