International Mid-Amateur: Keanu Akina wins in a playoff
Keanu Akina
Keanu Akina

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.

Results: International Mid-Am Team and Individual
1HIKeanu AkinaKahuku, HI30067-69-70=206
T2NVJosh GoldsteinLas Vegas, NV20069-64-73=206
T2WIAdam MillerNekoosa, WI20068-71-67=206
T4ARTyler ReynoldsRogers, AR10069-68-71=208
T4COMatt ZionsDenver, CO10072-68-68=208

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ABOUT THE International Mid-Am Team and Individual

The Mid-Am Team Championship (formerly 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 invitations based on the player-of-the-year points list provided by each state golf association.

TEAM Championship: 4 players per team will be 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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