AGC Christmas Classic: Hansen, McElyea declared co-Champions
The Del Monte practice green was flooded Sunday morning
MONTEREY, Calif. (Dec. 2, 2012) -- When the
second of two rain storms swept through the
Monterey Peninsula, the only suspense was
about whether any golf would be played.
Indeed, after an hour delay, the "heavy stuff"
that only Bishop Pickering (Caddy Shack) could
play through did in fact come down, forcing
the amateurgolf.com staff to declare it an 18-
Matt Hansen and Cory McElyea each fired
opening-round 3-under 69s to take the lead
entering Sunday's final round and were
McElyea, a junior at University of San
Francisco, recorded four birdies in his round.
Hansen, a sophomore at UC Davis, was able to
keep up, though.
LaMothe, Sathvik Krishnamurthy
Alex Franklin and Keelan Kilpatrick shot 2-under
70 and tied for third.
Cody Blickensderfer, Andrew Morgan and
Hunter Rappleye tied for fifth place entering
after shooting 1-under 71.
Pierre LaMothe fired an even-par 72 to win the
senior championship by one over Rob Adolph
while Sathvik Krishnamurthy and Austin Steele
tied atop the net division leaderboard.
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ABOUT THE AGC Christmas Classic
The Christmas Classic was
founded by 2-time
California State Amateur Champion Casey
Boyns over 20 years ago and it always
a great field. This is our most popular event,
and year in and year out it sells out. Field
limited to 104 players.
Your entry fee includes two rounds of
(cart at players expense), $4500 in
$20 lunch certificate,
weekend at one of the Monterey Peninsula's
wonderful classic courses, "Old" Del Monte.
Players age 25 and over compete in the
Championship Division, (same tees, same prize
opportunities) and if there are at least 10 Mid-
Ams, a separate prize will be awarded.
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