New Mexico-West Texas Amateur: Sean Carlon takes the title
Sean Carlon during NMWT action <br>(Sun Country Golf Photo)</br>
Sean Carlon during NMWT action
(Sun Country Golf Photo)

COCHITIT, NM (June 26, 2016) -- Sean Carlon finished 10-under as he won the New Mexico-West Texas Amateur at Cochiti Golf Club. Throughout the 54-hole week Carlon rolled in 13 birdies and only three bogeys, one each day.

Carlon, a rising sophomore at New Mexico, posted rounds of 69-69-68 on his way to winning by two-strokes over Evan Macias who finished 8-under.

During the final round Carlon tallied five birdies and a bogey. The birdies came on holes 3, 4, 10, 11 and 13.

Macias, a sophomore at UTEP, made the biggest move of the day firing a 7-under 65. On the par-5's alone Macias was 5-under thanks to a pair of eagles and a birdie. Throughout the day Macias converted three more birdies and one bogey.

Tanner Gore (UT Arlington) was 7-under and in third place while James Lee (Rice) was 4-under and fourth. Two others finished tied for fifth at 3-under.

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Must be a SCAGA member. 54-hole stroke play event, gross only. There will be a cut the low 66% of the field after 36-holes. There will be an additional Mid- Amateur only prize pool; competitors must be 25 and older to be eligible.

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