Picard Cup: Sam Jackson and Zachary Herold ride birdie binge to victory
18 Aug 2023
by Sean Melia of

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Zachary Herold and Sam Jackson (Canterbury Golf Club Photo)
Zachary Herold and Sam Jackson (Canterbury Golf Club Photo)

Sam Jackson West Columbia, SC) and Zachary Herold (Gilbert, SC) rode a hot stretch in their final round to shoot 8-under par for the 54-hole Picard Cup at Canterbury in Ohio.

The duo shot 69-74-65. The first and third rounds are best ball and the middle round is an alternate shot. Their final round was highlighted by making birdies on nine of their final 14 holes to race to the top of the leaderboard.

Jackson has had a solid summer, with a T3 finish in the Lupton Cup, a 10th place finish in the South Carolina Amateur, and a T11 in the Palmetto Cup. Herold played his college golf at Coker University. He paired up with Dixon Walker to win the 2022 Mid-Am 4-ball championship.

In the senior division, TJ Brudzinski (Columbus, Ohio) and Ken Kinkopf (Jupiter, Fla) took home the trophy in dominating style. They recorded rounds of 69-73-67 to finish at 7-under par to lap the field by seven shots.

It was a special week as some of Henry Picard's family attended the event. The former pro at Canterbury was a Masters champion. His son, John, spoke on Wednesday night, and the family enjoyed taking in the competition on Thursday and Friday.

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ABOUT THE Picard Cup

The Picard Cup is a Major two- man tournament that draws a field of accomplished players from all over the country. 54 holes over two days.

Round One – Better Ball of Partners
Round Two – Alternate Shot
Round Three – Better Ball of Partners

The tournament will have two divisions: Mid-Amateur (ages 25-54) and Senior (ages 55+). The difference in partner handicaps cannot exceed 4 for Mid-Ams, and 6 for Seniors.

The tournament honors Henry Picard, the Head Golf Professional at Canterbury for 25 years. Aside from his many championship victories he was a Masters Tournament and PGA Champion. His Masters Jacket along with other memorabilia is presented in the Picard Lounge at Canterbury.

Canterbury is an older traditional golf course that has hosted several professional major championships, including two U.S. Opens and a PGA Championship as well as two U.S. Amateur championships.

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