Timuquana Cup: Nelson (68) leads after Round 1
02 May 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: View results for Timuquana Cup, Timuquana Country Club, Danny Nelson Rankings

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 2, 2014) -- Danny Nelson fired a 4-under 68 and leads by three shots at the 2014 Timuquana Cup at Timuquana Country Club.

Nelson, a Savannah, Georgia-area elite player, opened up the three-shot lead on a solid field consisting of 40 of the top mid-amateurs and 20 of the top senior amateurs in the country.

Josh Hammond is alone in second place thanks to his 1-under 71.

Ben Hayes, Blair Scurlock and Charles Waddell all shot even-par 72 and are tied for third place.

Five shots behind and tied for sixth place is a group of three players hoping to make a run on Saturday's second of three rounds, including former NCAA champion Nick Gilliam.

For a full rundown of the Round 1 scores, follow the results link below.

Results: Timuquana Cup
1ILCharles WaddellChicago, IL30072-75-67=214
2FLNick GilliamNewberry, FL20073-73-70=216
T3GADanny NelsonSavannah, GA10068-75-75=218
T3GACameron HooperAtlanta, GA10076-72-70=218
T3FLJosh HammondJacksonville, FL10071-77-70=218

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ABOUT THE Timuquana Cup

Invitational tournament with a field consisting of 40 of the top Mid Amateur players in the country, together with 20 of the top Senior Amateurs and 18 more Super Senior amateurs .

The theme of the event will be a "Gathering of Friends" with a small, select field dedicated to those individuals whose passion is amateur golf. The Timuquana Cup will be a celebration of amateur golf.

The tournament chairman is Steve Melnyk, and 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 St. Johns River departing from the Timuquana Country Club dock and housing will be available for many competitors in members' homes.

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