Southeastern Am: Derek Chang by 7 Shots
22 Jun 2009
see also: Southeastern Amateur 2019, Country Club of Columbus


COLUMBUS, GA (June 21, 2009)--Derek Chang of Alpharetta, GA broke away from the field in the final round of the Southeastern Amateur to win by 7 over Wade Binfield of Fayetteville, GA.

Chang was the only player with all four rounds in the 60's, shooting 69-63-68-68 for a 16-under 268 total. Binfield matched Chang's 69-63 start but closed with rounds of 72-71 for a 9-under total. Drew Ernst of Seneca, SC and Zeyu He of Bradenton, FL tied for fourth at 8-under.

Defending champion Mitch Krywulycz of Australia finished tied 44th at 6-over.

Top finishers are listed below.

Results: Southeastern Amateur
1GADerek ChangAlpharetta, GA70069-63-68-68--268
2GAWade BinfieldFayetteville, GA50069-63-72-71--275
T3SCDrew ErnstSeneca, SC40068-68-73-67--276
T3FLZeyu HeBradenton, FL40070-65-71-70--276
5GATaylor FloydMacon, GA40066-75-63-73--277

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ABOUT THE Southeastern Amateur

National invitational traditionally played during U.S. Open week, Wednesday through Saturday. Field is limited to 90 players. The format is 72 holes of stroke play. The field will be cut to the low 60 and ties after 54 holes.

$295 entry fee includes practice round, at least three tournament rounds, and breakfast/lunch each day.

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