Schell, Stiles and Mosley share 36-hole St. Augustine Amateur lead
(Flagler Athletics Photo)
ST. AUGUSTINE, FL (October 15, 2016) -- Brett Schell
and Ryan Mosley retained there share of the St.
Augustine Amateur lead, but they are now joined at the
top by Kyle Stiles. After 36-holes of play at St. John's
Golf Club all three players are 1-under and ahead of a
group of six players by three shots or less. The closest
pursuers are Michael Saccente and Brandon Mancheno,
both of whom are tied for fourth at even-par.
Schell, a sophomore at Bartram Trail High School,
followed up his 2-under 70 in the first round with a 1-
over 71. The round began slowly for Schell as he
bogeyed the first and double-bogeyed the 7th.
However, a 9th hole birdie stopped the bleeding and he
was able to get one more shot back with a birdie on the
Like Schell, Ryan Mosley has also posted rounds of
70-71. The Flagler College junior started quickly with
2nd and 4th holes to birdies to bring him to 4-under.
Now in the lead Mosley, gave all of his work back one
hole later with a double-bogey before finishing his day
with two bogeys and a birdie on the back nine.
Kyle Stiles was able to join the fray at the top of
the leaderboard with a 1-under 70 in the second round.
Stiles, who shot an even-par 71 Friday, fell to 2-over for
the week with back-to-back bogeys on the 7th and 8th
holes. Not one to give in, Stiles rebounded with an eagle
on the par-5 9th to turn in even-par 35. On the back
nine, fueled by the momentum gained from the eagle,
Stiles brushed off a bogey on the 11th by birdieing the
12th and 15th holes.
Michael Saccente has moved within one shot of the
lead thanks to consecutive even-par 70's while Brandon
Mancheno arrived at the number with tallies of 69-71.
First round co-leader Cole Castro and Kyle
Flexsenhar are tied for sixth at 1-over. Spenser Slayden
and Jeff Golden are only three behind at 2-over.
ABOUT THE St. Augustine Amateur
The St. Augustine Amateur is a national event
established in 2004 for top
amateur and collegiate players. The 54-hole
play, walking only,
competition is conducted over three days with no cut. The
caddies, walking referees, standard bearers and
forecaddies really add to the
experience. The field is
limited to 84 players whose golf resumes and
tournament experience have
earned them a spot in the field. The winner
the John C. Jennison III
is open to Amateurs only whose entry has been
accepted by the Tournament
Committee however there is an open qualifier prior
to the event.
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