Huskey Claims 2015 Amateur Title
At the completion of the 84th SCGA Amateur Championship, Keenan Huskey is the 2015 Champion after mastering the difficult Robert Trent Jones, Chanticleer layout of Greenville Country Club. Local resident and Greenville Country Club member Lee Palms could only watch as he comfortably wrapped up second place honors with a respectable ten under par 278.
Huskey Maintains Lead Into Final Round
Staying composed and focused throughout intense moments is what defines greatness. And through three rounds of the 84th SCGA Amateur Championship, Keenan Huskey of Greenville has shown both.
Starting the third round with a six stroke lead, Huskey looked to add another consistent round to head into Sunday. He began on the front nine plodding along with six pars and three birdies, two of which came on holes 8 and 9. The back nine became a story of make par and move on with pars on holes 10 through 12 until an unfortunate bogey on hole 13. Huskey then bounced back with pars on the next three holes along with adding an eagle on hole 17 for the second straight day. He finished with another steady round of four under par 68.
Huskey Steadily Climbs To the Top
The goal on the second day of the 84th SCGA Amateur Championship at Chanticleer was to complete two rounds of golf, and what an exhilarating two rounds of golf it was. With the second wave of groups from round one having to finish their final holes in the morning, the second round of the Amateur Championship began on a one hour delay behind them.
Round one was completed with 15 year old Trent Phillips of Inman holding onto the lead after an opening round 66. What transpired after that in round two, showed that consistency is a trait needed stay at the top of the leaderboard while playing the strategically navigable Chanticleer course. Keenan Huskey, Greenville native and a rising sophomore golfer at The University of South Carolina, will take the lead into the third day of the SCGA Amateur Championship after a second round five under par 67 in addition to his first round score of 68.
Phillips Leads After Completion of Round One
Trent Phillips of Inman leads the 84th SCGA Amateur Championship with an opening round of six under par 66. After heavy storms and two weather delays on Thursday, the first round had to be completed on Friday morning. Round two is currently underway with live scoring available again after 9 & 18 holes. Click on the 2015 Amateur Scoring Button for scoring details.
Mother Nature Decides Round One Plans
The day began as a bright and sunny morning for the first wave of players at the 84th SCGA Amateur Championship at Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer Course but mother nature would have her fair share to say for the afternoon groups. With the morning groups finishing up on the course early, two weather delays have forced round one to be completed on Friday morning ahead of the second round tee times.
Trent Phillips of Inman will be atop the leader board heading into the continuation of round one after an opening round 6 under par 66.
The battle for The Billy Lewis Trophy is underway at Greenville Country Club’s Chanticleer Course for the 84th showing of the South Carolina Amateur Championship. Live scoring will be available during the Championship with hole by hole scoring after 9 holes and at the end of the round. Click on the 2015 Amateur Scoring button for detailed scoring information.
South Carolina Amateur Championship Qualifying Results – Woodfin Ridge GC
17 players shot a score of 73 or better at Woodfin Ridge Golf Club (6,787 yards, Par 72, 70.0/113) in Inman, SC to qualify for the SCGA’s 84th Amateur Championship. Connor Bruns of Duncan shot the low score of the day at six under par 66.
South Carolina Amateur Championship Qualifying Results – Cobblestone Park GC
Seventeen players shot a score of 73 or better at Cobblestone Park Golf Club (6,638 yards, Par 71, 72.6/131) in Blythewood, SC to qualify for the SCGA’s 84th Amateur Championship. Chase Fisher of Columbia took the Medalist honors over Jake Carter (Aiken) and Mitchell Dickson (Fort Mill) after each player finished at two under par 69. Cobblestone Park Golf Club is the third qualifying site of four with the next qualifier being held at Woodfin Ridge Golf Club in Inman, SC on July 15th.
South Carolina Amateur Championship Qualifying Results – Lake Marion GC
Twenty three players shot a score of 74 or better at Lake Marion Golf Club (6,483 yards, Par 72, 71.6/121) in Santee, SC to qualify for the SCGA’s 84th Amateur Championship. Matt O’Quinn of Beaufort claimed medalist honors in a one hole playoff against Julian Keur of North Charleston. Both players were tied after rounds of six under par 66. Lake Marion Golf Club is the second qualifying site of four with the next qualifier being held at Cobblestone Park Golf Course in Blythewood, SC on July 13th.
South Carolina Amateur Championship Qualifying Results – Greenwood CC
Thirty Six players shot a score of 73 or better at Greenwood Country Club (6,753 yards, Par 72, 73.1/139) in Greenwood, SC to qualify for the SCGA’s 84th Amateur Championship. Austin Langdale of Townville shot the low score of the day at five under par 67. Greenwood Country Club is the first qualifying site of four with the next qualifier being held at the Lake Marion Golf Club on July 8th.