Tim Hogarth wins second straight Kelly Cup
BURBANK, Calif. — Despite beginning the Kelly Cup on a bad note, shooting 76 in the opening round at Lakeside Golf Club, Tim Hogarth won his second straight title with rounds of 72 and 68 on the weekend to win by six.
Hogarth, a five-time winner of the SCGA Mid-Amateur, won by four in last year's event, took third in 2013, and tied for first in 2012.
Casey Kirkman of Los Angeles took second place at 222, which was backloaded with 77 and 75 on Saturday and Sunday. Kirkman shot 70 in the first round and trailed opening-round leaders David Bartman and Casey Steinburg by a stroke.
Steinburg shot a pair of 77s in the last two rounds and tied for third while Bartman placed 12th, going 79-78 on the weekend.
ABOUT THE Kelly Cup
Invitational tournament contested in honor of
Lakeside Golf Club's finest amateur golfer, Roger
Kelly, who was at the top of California amateur
golf in the 1930's.
The tournament is flighted by handicap,
every player is eligible to win the overall
competition. There is also a senior flight for ages 55
Prizes are awarded in each flight, with
all first-place ties broken by sudden-death
playoff.Tim Hogarth has captured the title an
amazing 9 times.
Host course Lakeside Golf Club is one of
California's finest with a long history of competitive
golf. Celebrity contestants have included Bing
Crosby (who was a club champ) and more recently
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