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Mark and Jacob Phillips win AG Two Man Links at Bandon Dunes
25 Apr 2022
by Pete Wlodkowski of AmateurGolf.com

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Jacob and Mark Phillips won the overall title at 19-under
Jacob and Mark Phillips won the overall title at 19-under

Adding a father & son division to the Two Man Links Championship has helped the tournament grow in scope and become a very quick sellout. And rather than turning the tournament into a ceremonial travel event, we have only boosted the level of competitiveness.

Witness Mark and Jacob Phillips' 19-under performance at this year's tournament. The Georgia duo held off a charge by defending champs Scott Pitts and Tim Lovell (also from Georgia) to capture the title. Pitt's and Lovell finished at 17-under, and four other teams finished in double-digit red numbers -- including two more father & son teams and a senior team.

With players from all over the United States and Canada competing in the 21st annual championship, it was nice to see Bandon Dunes fully open for indoor dining, including our traditional Sunday evening dinner before the final round. The weather was amazing with even the traditionally windswept Old Macdonald laying down in comparison to some of the days we've played there.

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Pete & Lawson Wlodkowski
Pete Wlodkowski and his son Lawson won the net title at 30-under.

The duo was paced by Lawson's much-improved play after taking a series of lessons in Tucson, where he is a junior at the University of Arizona. The big breakthrough for Lawson was on Sunday when he knocked off two firsts. Breaking 80 at Sheep Ranch with a 75 on his own ball for the first time was nice. But beating his dad for the first time after many close tries was the icing on the cake.

SENIOR, FATHER & SON DIVISIONS


Senior champs Norm Lewis & Brad Kropp
Brad Kropp (Edmond, Okla.) and Norman Lewis (Madison, NJ) posted 10-under to win the Senior title by a single shot over Mark Macejko and Duff Meyer of Pinehurst, NC.

Playing together in the final round, the teams traded jabs all day, and things got interesting on the final three holes. Meyer birdied No. 16 to close the gap to two, and the North Carolinians made up another shot on No. 17 when Kropp and Lewis made bogey. Meyer hit the par-5 18th green in two but three-putted from long range, the pair fell just short of a tie.

With Team Phillips winning the overall gross title, the Father & Son award was presented to Donald and Zack Miller at 13-under. The Millers tied for the lowest Saturday round with a 67 at

Zack & Don Miller
Bandon Trails, son Zack hit prodigious drives -- leaving him just a 9-iron into the par-5 9th. Don recorded 5 birdies on his own on Saturday.

Joseph and Joseph Mark Kowalski of Scottsdale, Arizona defended their Father & Son net title, firing 23-under over the four rounds.

AmateurGolf.com would like to thank the Bandon Dunes Resort for hosting our group for the 21st straight year. We will return on April 20-24 for the 22nd edition of our favorite tournament and hope you will consider joining us.

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ABOUT THE AGC 2022 Two Man Links

PAIRINGS | RESULTS

He who hesitates is lost. And the 21st Two Man Links Championship is going to fill quickly! So don't wait! Join us for AmateurGolf.com's flagship best-ball event at the highly-acclaimed Bandon Dunes Resort - site of the 2020 U.S. Amateur! The tournament features Championship, Senior Championship, and Net and Father & Son Divisions (with gross and net prizes) and it always draws a diverse group of players from across the U.S. and Canada.

GEORGE AND MICHAEL STEVENS FATHER & SON CHAMPIONSHIP
AmateurGolf.com is pleased to report that the Father & Son division continues to grow, with 50% of the field in 2021 comprised of Father & Son teams! We award gross and net prizes in this division, with teams also eligible for the overall gross or net championship.
WHAT'S INCLUDED:

(4) nights lodging at Bandon Dunes Resort (see options below)
(4) tournament rounds (1) at each at four of the resort's five courses
(1) gala tournament dinner (golf attire fine)
$10,000 in prizes (based on 80 players)
Tournament awards for division winners
Welcome gifts for all players

ITINERARY

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Arrival day, golf at player's expense today for those that arrive early enough or complimentary use of awesome range
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Friday, April 22, 2022
Tournament Round 1 at Old Macdonald
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Tournament Round 2 at Bandon Trails
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Tournament Round 3 at Sheep Ranch
- evening: 7:00pm - Dinner at Bandon Dunes- Macdonald Hall (above McKee's Pub)
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Monday, April 25, 2022
Final Round at Bandon Dunes
- morning tee times tbd based on number of players -- please check out of your room prior to play unless arrangements have been made to stay over
- Tournament Awards immediately following play at Bandon Dunes.

COMPETITIONS

Everyone in the field will play for the overall gross and net; in addition there will be prizes awarded based on the number of players in two main divisions:

Father & Son Team (Low Gross and Low Net)
Open Team (Low Gross and Low Net)

SENIORS: A bonus will be awarded to the lowest gross score among teams where both players are age 50 and over)

For net scoring, play will be at 80% of course handicap, with a maximum allowance of 18 for each player, and using the low handicap index for the past year from the USGA GHIN System. A maximum combined team handicap of 36.0 is suggested.

Play will be from the Orange Tees, except that those aged 70+ may elect to play from the Sand Tees.

**PRICING OPTIONS (per player)**

$2695 -- ** DOUBLE OCCUPANCY **
(rooming with another tournament player only) includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of prizes plus welcome gifts for all players

$3195 -- ** SINGLE OCC. - LODGE OR INN **
includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of tournament prizes and welcome gifts for all players

$3395 -- ** CHROME LAKE LOFT **
(separate bedrooms and bathrooms, shared common area). includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of tournament prizes and welcome gifts for all players

$3595 -- ** GROVE COTTAGE **
(4) separate bedrooms and bathrooms, shared common area. (Note - this is for four friends sharing the same cottage) - includes 4 rounds of golf, 4 nights of lodging, one big dinner, plus $10,000 of tournament prizes and welcome gifts for all players

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