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Whitt Maintains Lead at Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship

Defending Champion Stewart Whitt of Athens Holds 36-Hole Lead

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – Round two results of the 30th Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Willow Point Golf and Country Club in Alexander City, Ala. on Saturday, September 29, 2018 (7067 yards, par 36-36—72, 73.4/128).

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Defending champion Stewart Whitt of Athens posted an even par 72 to take a two stroke lead into the final round at Willow Point. His eight-under 136 total is two shots ahead of Alan Coshatt of Birmingham. Coshatt carded a one-over 73--138. Three strokes back is Scott Barranco of Montgomery at 139 (-5) who posted the low round of the day with four-under 68.

The field was cut to the low 60 scores and ties for the final round. Cutline fell at eight-over par 152 with 67 players advancing to Sunday.

Round 2 Notes:

  • 13 players are under par through 36 holes with field average score of 77.09
  • 68 (-4) was the low round of the day carded by Scott Barranco of Montgomery
  • 302 birdies and 3 eagles posted in round two
  • Easiest hole: No. 18, 520 yard par 5, 4.81 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 14, 443 yard par 4, 4.60 scoring average

Round three begins tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. from both the first and tenth tees.

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This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Round 2 Results

Place

Competitor

Score

1

Stewart Whitt, Athens, Ala.

64-72--136  (-8)

2

Alan Coshatt, Birmingham, Ala.

65-73--138  (-6)

3

Scott Barranco, Montgomery, Ala.

71-68--139  (-5)

T4

Blake Watts, Valley Head, Ala.

70-70--140  (-4)

T4

Scott Weaver, Madison, Ala.

71-69--140  (-4)

T6

Trip Smalley, Mobile, Ala.

71-70--141  (-3)

T6

Steve Muncher, Birmingham, Ala.

69-72--141  (-3)

T6

Jason Tate, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.

71-70--141  (-3)

T9

Clay Guerin, Hoover, Ala.

67-75--142  (-2)

T9

Wes Carter, Helena, Ala.

70-72--142  (-2)

T9

Sam Audia III, Birmingham, Ala.

73-69--142  (-2)

T9

Ty Cole, Albertville, Ala.

72-70--142  (-2)

13

Tobin Ayers, Auburn, Ala.

73-70--143  (-1)

T14

Andy McRae, Hoover, Ala.

70-74--144  (Even)

T14

Matt Johnson, Dothan, Ala.

71-73--144  (Even)

T14

Robert Nelson, Fairhope , Ala.

73-71--144  (Even)

T14

John Wright, Fairhope, Ala.

69-75--144  (Even)

T14

Jordy Hayden, Fairhope, Ala.

66-78--144  (Even)

T19

Jake Nolen, Birmingham, Ala.

69-76--145  (+1)

T19

Steven Groover, Hoover, Ala.

70-75--145  (+1)

T19

Richard Douglas, Birmingham, Ala.

73-72--145  (+1)

T19

Blair Hamm, Helena, Ala.

68-77--145  (+1)

T19

Braxton Gillespie, Irvington, Ala.

70-75--145  (+1)

T24

Brinson Holder, Point Clear, Ala.

70-76--146  (+2)

T24

Brock Bates, Birmingham, Ala.

74-72--146  (+2)

T24

Jeff Taylor, Montgomery, Ala.

74-72--146  (+2)

T24

Ryan Campbell, Meridianville, Ala.

72-74--146  (+2)

T24

Stan Sherlin, Montgomery, Ala.

76-70--146  (+2)

T24

Matthew Myers, Auburn, Ala.

74-72--146  (+2)

T30

Lance Goodson Jr, Birmingham, Ala.

73-74--147  (+3)

T30

Major Lee, Montgomery, Ala.

71-76--147  (+3)

T30

Scott Cornette, Montgomery, Ala.

72-75--147  (+3)

T30

Scott Gilreath, Montgomery, Ala.

76-71--147  (+3)

T30

Tripp Owens, Brewton, Ala.

74-73--147  (+3)

T30

Clayton Calkins, Jacksonville, Ala.

74-73--147  (+3)

T36

Jack Brown III, Birmingham, Ala.

77-71--148  (+4)

T36

Matthew Gourgeot, Decatur, Ala.

69-79--148  (+4)

T36

McGowin Miller, Brewton, Ala.

74-74--148  (+4)

T39

Brad Dahlke, Athens, Ala.

72-77--149  (+5)

T39

Doug Davis, Birmingham, Ala.

77-72--149  (+5)

T39

Kevin Carden, Hoover, Ala.

73-76--149  (+5)

T39

Mike Greer, Birmingham, Ala.

73-76--149  (+5)

T39

Robbie Cotten, Brewton, Ala.

72-77--149  (+5)

T39

Walker Grant, Montgomery, Ala.

75-74--149  (+5)

T39

Jackson King, Hoover, Ala.

78-71--149  (+5)

T46

Charles Noto, Birmingham, Ala.

73-77--150  (+6)

T46

Dana Amberson, Hartselle, Ala.

74-76--150  (+6)

T46

Robson Copenhaver, Scottsboro, Ala.

74-76--150  (+6)

T46

Steve Hudson, Birmingham, Ala.

77-73--150  (+6)

T46

Matt Ritchie, Mobile, Ala.

73-77--150  (+6)

T46

Lew Mitchell, Dothan, Ala.

73-77--150  (+6)

T46

Ryan Till, Montgomery, Ala.

74-76--150  (+6)

T46

Josh Nagel, Auburn, Ala.

74-76--150  (+6)

T46

Kevin Speaks, Alexander City, Ala.

74-76--150  (+6)

T55

Dusty Ellison, Wilsonville, Ala.

75-76--151  (+7)

T55

Josh Finlay, Montgomery, Ala.

77-74--151  (+7)

T55

Hank Lamberth, Alexander City, Ala.

73-78--151  (+7)

T55

Stewart Alexander, Auburn, Ala.

73-78--151  (+7)

T55

Thomas Kayworth, Auburn , Ala.

79-72--151  (+7)

T60

Alex Balog, Millbrook, Ala.

81-71--152  (+8)

T60

Chase Kennedy, Morris, Ala.

74-78--152  (+8)

T60

Chris Jones, Birmingham, Ala.

77-75--152  (+8)

T60

Scott McGee, Birmingham, Ala.

77-75--152  (+8)

T60

Richard Schmidt, Birmingham, Ala.

77-75--152  (+8)

T60

William Angel, Hoover, Ala.

76-76--152  (+8)

T60

James Salter, Auburn, Ala.

76-76--152  (+8)

T60

Vess Hollingsworth, Hamilton, Ala.

77-75--152  (+8)

 

Failed to Qualify for Final Round

 

T68

David Malone, Birmingham, Ala.

80-73--153  (+9)

T68

Seth Bryan, Huntsville, Ala.

78-75--153  (+9)

T68

Victor Kyatt, Bessemer, Ala.

80-73--153  (+9)

T68

Wes Coleman, Athens, Ala.

78-75--153  (+9)

T68

Ty Thompson, Point Clear , Ala.

80-73--153  (+9)

T68

Doug Carter, Chelsea, Ala.

82-71--153  (+9)

T74

Jayson Cox, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

79-75--154  (+10)

T74

Jeremy McGatha, Jacksonville, Ala.

77-77--154  (+10)

T74

John Darby, Hoover, Ala.

76-78--154  (+10)

T74

Blake Mozley, Albertville, Ala.

80-74--154  (+10)

T74

Joseph Bolen, Birmingham, Ala.

73-81--154  (+10)

T74

Nick Lee, Guntersville, Ala.

76-78--154  (+10)

T74

Anthony Wallen, Athens, Ala.

77-77--154  (+10)

T74

Brian Baker, Birmingham, Ala.

75-79--154  (+10)

T74

Brent Boyles, Calera, Ala.

78-76--154  (+10)

T74

Brandon Griffin, Hoover, Ala.

76-78--154  (+10)

T74

Jeff Chastain, Auburn, Ala.

79-75--154  (+10)

T74

Michael Manakides, Birmingham , Ala.

78-76--154  (+10)

T86

Ty Patterson, Hoover, Ala.

77-78--155  (+11)

T86

Tony Parrish, Prattville, Ala.

77-78--155  (+11)

T86

Kevin Thompson, Dothan , Ala.

78-77--155  (+11)

T86

Michael Dalton, Montgomery, Ala.

76-79--155  (+11)

T90

Matt Rogers, Anniston, Ala.

79-77--156  (+12)

T90

Michael Watson, Birmingham, Ala.

77-79--156  (+12)

T90

Alan Johnson, Pleasant Grove, Ala.

79-77--156  (+12)

T93

Joey Fortner, Birmingham, Ala.

79-78--157  (+13)

T93

Jon Key, Hoover, Ala.

79-78--157  (+13)

T93

Hamp Andrews, Daphne, Ala.

77-80--157  (+13)

T96

Jonathan Spann, Florence, Ala.

80-78--158  (+14)

T96

Nick Wintermantel, Vestavia, Ala.

79-79--158  (+14)

T96

Richard Jeffers, Mobile, Ala.

81-77--158  (+14)

T96

Jimmy Finnerty, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

78-80--158  (+14)

T96

Michael Hicks, Birmingham, Ala.

75-83--158  (+14)

T96

Corey Ray, Boaz, Ala.

76-82--158  (+14)

T102

Clark Alexander, Prattville, Ala.

79-80--159  (+15)

T102

Mitch Pugh, Auburn , Ala.

79-80--159  (+15)

T102

Dalton Cox, Pike Road, Ala.

82-77--159  (+15)

T102

Darrell Wyatt, Homewood, Ala.

82-77--159  (+15)

T106

Lee Dzwonkowski, Mobile, Ala.

83-77--160  (+16)

T106

Brent Spink, Auburn, Ala.

81-79--160  (+16)

T106

Joseph Brooks, Gadsden, Ala.

83-77--160  (+16)

T109

Cameron Smith, Mobile, Ala.

81-80--161  (+17)

T109

Kevin Newton, Birmingham, Ala.

84-77--161  (+17)

T109

Raines Welden, Birmingham, Ala.

84-77--161  (+17)

T109

David Dougherty, Auburn, Ala.

81-80--161  (+17)

T109

David Kyatt, Hoover, Ala.

78-83--161  (+17)

T114

Chris Hancock, Scottsboro, Ala.

79-83--162  (+18)

T114

Kevin Terrell, Brewton, Ala.

77-85--162  (+18)

T114

Mark Daniels, Wilsonville, Ala.

84-78--162  (+18)

T114

Beau Boyd, Selma, Ala.

78-84--162  (+18)

T114

Rucker Brown, Brewton, Ala.

83-79--162  (+18)

T114

Michael White, Scottsboro, Ala.

81-81--162  (+18)

T120

Jeffrey Dunn, Montgomery, Ala.

82-81--163  (+19)

T120

Jim Kent, Decatur, Ala.

82-81--163  (+19)

T120

Jeremy Stephens, Vestavia Hills, Ala.

82-81--163  (+19)

T120

Jeramy Woody, Auburn, Ala.

86-77--163  (+19)

T120

Les Higginbotham, Birmingham, Ala.

78-85--163  (+19)

T120

Donnie Kuba Jr., Hoover, Ala.

80-83--163  (+19)

T120

Levi Shelton, Scottsboro, Ala.

78-85--163  (+19)

127

John Broam II, Harvest, Ala.

83-81--164  (+20)

T128

Jody Guffey, Meridianville, Ala.

86-79--165  (+21)

T128

Ryan Bradberry, Hoover, Ala.

84-81--165  (+21)

T128

Joshua Winn, Harvest, Ala.

84-81--165  (+21)

T131

Bill McGowin, Montgomery, Ala.

78-88--166  (+22)

T131

Will Jourdan, Birmingham, Ala.

75-91--166  (+22)

133

Chris Cook, Calera, Ala.

82-85--167  (+23)

T134

Randy Jones, Athens, Ala.

78-90--168  (+24)

T134

Stan Shaw, Hoover, Ala.

81-87--168  (+24)

136

Michael Thomas, Maylene, Ala.

82-87--169  (+25)

137

Joey Turner, Brewton, Ala.

81-89--170  (+26)

138

Porter Reaves, Montgomery, Ala.

83-89--172  (+28)

139

Wade Rackley, Auburn, Ala.

88-89--177  (+33)

140

Jacob Schrimsher, Athens, Ala.

90-90--180  (+36)

T141

Claud Cooper, Birmingham, Ala.

75-WD--WD  (WD)

T141

David Baker, Harvest, Ala.

75-NC--NC  (NC)

T141

Lee Davis, Daphne, Ala.

79-WD--WD  (WD)

 

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