Lawson new leader at the Lupton Invitational
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (May 25, 2012) -- Starting his day one off the pace, Andrew Lawson of Dallas, TX fired a second round 69 to take the lead in the Mid-Amateur flight of the Lupton Invitational.

Lawson sits at 139 (70-69) and holds a one stroke lead over first round leader, Tyler McKeever of Atlanta, GA who is at 140 (69-71.)

Carlton Forrester of Atlanta, GA is alone in third at 143 (70-72) and there is a three-way tie for fourth at 144 between Brad Wilder of Fort Wright, KY (70-74,) Kris Mikkelsen (72-72) and Tim Jackson (72-72.)

Results: Lupton Memorial Invitational
1GAKris MikkelsenAtlanta, GA40072-72-70=214
T2TXAndrew LawsonDallas, TX30070-69-78=217
T2GATyler McKeeverAtlanta, GA30069-71-77=217
T2TNTim JacksonGermantown, TN30072-72-73=217
T5INKenny CookNoblesville, IN20077-68-73=218

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ABOUT THE Lupton Memorial Invitational

This event, named after club founder John T. Lupton, debuted in 2005 on a spectacular Pete Dye golf course near Chatanooga. Mitch Voges won the 1991 U.S. Amateur here, and Tiger Woods won the 1996 NCAA Championship here despite a final round 80. 54 hole individual event with a 36 hole cut. Stroke play format for the Championship division and Stableford format for the Senior division. Committee will invite 72 mid ams and 54 senior ams. The field will be cut to approximately 75% in each division following the 2nd round.

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