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Results from the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifier

Wil Clowdus fired a four-under par 66 to take medalist honors.

Final results from U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Montgomery Country Club in Montgomery, Ala. Monday, August 20, 2018 (6418 yards, par 35-35—70, Course/Slope Rating: 70.5/122).

Heavy rain and thunderstorms forced a suspension of play at 11:05a.m. Play did not resume until 2:45p.m. with the rest of the round played in heavy showers. Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 

Wil Clowdus of Auburn, Ala. fired a four-under par 66 to take medalist honors at Montgomery Country Club. The other qualifying spots went to Stephen Behr of Florence, S.C. with a three-under par 67, and Cates Culpepper of Columbus, Ga. also with a three-under par 67. The final spot was played off between Clark Brown of Navarre, Fl. and Blair Hamm of Helena, Ala. who tied on two-under par 68. Clark Brown won the two-hole playoff securing a spot in the championship while Blair Hamm takes the first alternate spot.

Tied on one-under par 69, Crenshaw Pritchett of Montgomery, Ala. and Elliott Jones of Tuscaloosa Ala. competed in a playoff for the second alternate spot. Ellliott Jones won the four-hole play off and will be second alternate for the championship.

The 38th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship will take place at Charlotte Country Club in Charlotte, N.C. on September 22-27, 2018.

Hole-by-hole scoring can be viewed here:

This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.


Name                          Place                           Score

Wil Clowdus                 Montgomery, Ala.         34-32—66

Stephen Behr               Florence, S.C.              32-35--67

Cates Culpepper          Columbus, Ga.             34-33--67

Clark Brown                 Navarre, Fla.                34-34--68 (Qualified in a Play Off)

Blair Hamm                  Helena, Ala.                 33-35--68 (First Alternate)

Elliott Jones                 Tuscaloosa, Ala.          33-36--69 (Second Alternate)

                                     Failed to Qualify

Crenshaw Pritchett      Montgomery, Ala.         35-34--69

Matthew Gourgeot       Decatur, Ala.                35-34--69

Austin Hynson              Mobile, Ala.                 34-36--70

Joseph Bolen               Birmingham, Ala.         35-35--70

Jordy Hayden              Fairhope, Ala.              37-33--70

Edward Hubbard          Tuscaloosa, Ala.          38-32--70

Alan Coshatt                Birmingham, Ala.         37-34--71

Woodie Eubanks          Oneonta, Ala.              33-38—71

Jackson King               Birmingham, Ala.         36-35--71

Hunter Bronson           Montgomery, Ala.         37-35--72

Thomas Kayworth        Auburn, Ala.                 36-36—72

Forrest Crabtree          Mobile, Ala.                  37-35--72

Scott Weaver               Madison, Ala.               36-36--72

David Murvin                Birmingham, Ala.         36-36--72

McGowin Miller            Brewton, Ala.               38-34—72

Sam Audia III               Birmingham, Ala.         38-34--72

Lee Davis                    Daphne, Ala.                38-34--72

Matthew Burrow           Birmingham, Ala.         36-37--73

Matthew Myers            Auburn, Ala.                 38-35--73

Bo Bradford                 Savannah, Ga.             39-34--73

Taylor Hereford            Birmingham, Ala.         38-35--73

Jackson Beindorf         Birmingham, Ala.         38-35--73

Matthew Johnson         Dothan, Ala.                 35-38--73

Will Swift                     Vestavia, Ala.               38-35--73

Tobin Ayers                 Auburn, Ala.                 38-35--73

Claud Cooper              Birmingham, Ala.         36-37--73

Lance Goodson           Birmingham, Ala.         37-37--74

Jake Nolen                  Homewood, Ala.          37-38—75

Bo McCullough            Aiken, S.C.                   35-40--75

Todd Eaker                  Lawrenceville, Ga.       40-36--76

Robbie Cotten              Brewton, Ala.               38-38--76

Richard Heatly            McDonough, Ga.          40-36--76

Stewart Alexander       Auburn, Ala.                 40-36--76

Jack Brown                  Birmingham, Ala.         38-38--76

Henry Lamberth           Alexander City, Ala.     38-38--76

Brannan Reaves          Montgomery, Ala.         41-36--77

Levi Shelton                 Scottsboro, Ala.           35-42--77

Chris Hancock             Scottsboro, Ala.           37-40--77

Spencer Green            Atlanta, Ga.                  39-38--77

William McGowin         Montgomery, Ala.         40-37--77

Phillip Weaver              Tuscaloosa, Ala.          36-42--78

Cason Hammock         Columbus, Ga.             39-39--78

Andrew Kniphfer          Tuscaloosa, Ala.          36-42--78

Zachary Taft                 Atlanta, Ga.                  40-38--78

Porter Reaves              Montgomery, Ala.         39-39--78

Joshua Gamble           Prattville, Ala.               40-38--78

Brett Ialacci                  Homewood, Ala.          41-38--79

Jason Ondriezek         Atlanta, Ga.                  41-38--79

Arthur Taft                    Augusta, Ga.                40-40--80

Lee Birchall                  Birmingham, Ala.         40-40--80

Wesley Rogers            Montgomery, Ala.         37-43--80

Brandon Griffin            Hoover, Ala.                 40-41--81

Rick Riley                    Sylacauga, Ala.            40-41--81

Jay Austin                    Brownsboro, Ala.         44-45--89

John Bailey                  Nashville, Tenn.           WD-WD--WD

Scott Cooper                Point Clear, Ala.           NS-NS--NS

Mason Seaborn           Montrose, Ala.             WD-WD--WD

Richard Douglas          Birmingham, Ala.         WD-WD--WD

Jared Ross                  Huntsville, Ala.             WD-WD--WD

Eric Howle                   Chelsea, Ala.               WD-WD--WD

Earle Bidez                  Birmingham, Ala.         WD-WD--WD

Brett Marler                  Mobile, Ala.                  WD-WD--WD

Clay Guerin                  Hoover, Ala.                 WD-WD--WD

Cary Tremper              Dallas, Texas               WD-WD--WD

Jon Hunt                      Birmingham, Ala.         WD-WD--WD

Jason Jackson             Montgomery, Ala.         WD-WD--WD

Bo Farlow                    Birmingham, Ala.         WD-WD--WD

Kelly Padgett               Vestavia Hills, Ala.       WD-WD--WD

Corey Ray                   Boaz, Ala.                    WD-WD--WD

Richard Schmidt          Birmingham, Ala.         WD-WD--WD

Damon Boyette            Johns Creek, Ga.         WD-WD--WD

Rob Butler                   Atlanta, Ga.                  WD-WD--WD


About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 130 member clubs represented by nearly 18,500 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 13 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

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