Southwestern Amateur Championship: 3 players tied for the lead
EL PASO, TX (June 15, 2011) -- Three players
share the second round lead after 36. First
round leader Alex Estrada of Belen, New Mexico
followed up his course-record tying 64 in the
first round with another solid round of 3 under
par 69 in round 2 to share the lead at 11 under
Tim Madigan (67-66) of New
Mexico and Stephen Carney (68-65) joined
Estrada at 11 under par for 2 rounds.
The largest move of the day came from
Alex McMahon of Tucson, Arizona. The 18 year
old soon to be Arizona Wildcat, posted a new
course record 63 during round 2 to finish 1
shot out of the lead at 10 under par 134.
Logan McCracken (66-69) and Parker Page
(68-67) round out the top 6 finishers after
round 2 with a 9 under par total of 135.
ABOUT THE Southwestern Amateur
72-hole stroke play championship for national-
amateurs with a handicap index of
1.4 or better. After 36 holes, the field will be
cut to the low 36 and ties. The
SWGA Selection Committee will select players
compete based upon
exemptions, playing resume and rankings.
The SWGA reserves the right to invite
amateurs of national and international
reputation, as well as other amateurs "of
note", to enter into the tournament.
Applicants are urged to submit their entries
with golf resumes of accomplishment in
major tournaments and other competitive
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