International Mid-Amateur: Keanu Akina wins in a playoff
Keanu Akina won the 2023 International Mid-Amateur Individual Championship after surviving a three-man playoff.
Akina shot 10-under through the three rounds of stroke play competition to force a playoff with Josh Goldstein and Adam Miller. Akina prevailed in the playoff to win the championship with Goldstein and Miller finishing T2.
Goldstein started his championship with an eagle hole out on the first hole of his tournament.
Akina shot rounds of 67-69-70. His first-round 5-under 67 gave him the solo first-round lead.
Tyler Reynolds and Matt Zions shot 8-under to finish T4, and Jeff Rangel shot 5-under to finish in solo sixth place.
In the team competition, Utah won with a score of 11-under. Northern California finished just one shot back in second place at 10-under. Arkansas 2 finished in solo third place at 9-under.
ABOUT THE International Mid-Am Team and Individual
The International Team and Individual Championship
known as the Midwest Cup)
is a multi-state team golf tournament with
recognition for the individual
stroke-play champion. The event includes the best
Mid-Amateur golfers in the U.S. and Canada with
on the player-of-the-year points list provided by each
TEAM Championship: 4 players per team
represented. 3 out of 4 scores will count for each
day of play.
INDIVIDUAL Championship. The tournament is a
WAGR nationally ranked points event. The
tournament is a 54-hole stroke play championship.
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