Sebastian Pinzon leads by four shots at Dixie Amateur
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2011) -- Sebastian Pinzon exploded out to an impressive four-shot lead after firing a first-round 63 at the 81st Dixie Amateur at Heron Bay Golf Club.
Pinzon of La Calera, Colombia, leads Derek Ernst, who fired a 67, by a commanding four shots heading into Round 2 play. Ernst, of Clovis, Calif., has had a spectacular 2011 year, reaching the semifinals at the U.S. Public Linksand a fourth-place tie at the Pacific Coast Amateur and should be in the hunt throughout the event.
Motin Young of Orlando and Tom Lovelady of Birmingham, Ala. each shot 68 and sit in a third-place tie following the first day of play.
ABOUT THE Dixie Men's Amateur
Historic Florida amateur golf tournament
open to former Dixie Amateur champions,
tournament committee invitees and
major amateur championships.
The Dixie has a traditionally strong
field due to college break, and a
past-champions list that includes many PGA
players as well as top-ranked amateurs.
72-hole stroke play
championship with a 54 hole cut down to 72 players
and ties. The field
limit will be 108 players. Played
at Eagle Trace Golf Club. Apply for
an invitation at www.dixieamateur.com
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