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Stewart Whitt Wins Back-to-Back Alabama State Mid-Amateur Titles

2017-2018 Alabama State Mid-Amateur Champion - Stewart Whitt of Athens

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – Final 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 Sunday, September 30, 2018 (7067 yards, par 36-36—72, 73.4/128).

LINKS: Hole-by-Hole Scoring

Defending champion Stewart Whitt of Athens led wire-to-wire to win his second consecutive Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship title. The 34-year-old posted a final round one-under 71 for a 207 (-9) total that was five shots clear of Trip Smalley of Mobile.

“I played well all week. Obviously started well with a 64 on the first day. And then was pretty steady the next two days. It’s really cool to win this thing twice in a row,” Whitt said.

There was a four-way tie for third place at 213 (-3) with Clay Guerin of Hoover, Matt Johnson of Dothan, Steve Muncher of Birmingham and Sam Audia III of Birmingham.

Notes:

  • 9 players finished under par with a final round field average score of 75.39
  • 68 (-4) was the low round of the day carded by Matt Ritchie of Mobile
  • 145 birdies and 2 eagles posted in round three
  • Easiest hole: No. 6, 518 yard par 5, 4.94 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 1, 433 yard par 4, 4.50 scoring average

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This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Final Results

Place

Competitor

Score

Amt. Won

1

Stewart Whitt, Athens, Ala.

64-72-71--207  (-9)

$500.00

2

Trip Smalley, Mobile, Ala.

71-70-71--212  (-4)

$325.00

T3

Clay Guerin, Hoover, Ala.

67-75-71--213  (-3)

$212.50

T3

Matt Johnson, Dothan, Ala.

71-73-69--213  (-3)

$212.50

T3

Steve Muncher, Birmingham, Ala.

69-72-72--213  (-3)

$212.50

T3

Sam Audia III, Birmingham, Ala.

73-69-71--213  (-3)

$212.50

7

Jason Tate, Owens Cross Roads, Ala.

71-70-73--214  (-2)

$150.00

T8

Alan Coshatt, Birmingham, Ala.

65-73-77--215  (-1)

$135.00

T8

Ty Cole, Albertville, Ala.

72-70-73--215  (-1)

$135.00

T10

Wes Carter, Helena, Ala.

70-72-74--216  (Even)

$115.00

T10

Matthew Myers, Auburn, Ala.

74-72-70--216  (Even)

$115.00

T12

Jordy Hayden, Fairhope, Ala.

66-78-73--217  (+1)

$95.00

T12

Blair Hamm, Helena, Ala.

68-77-72--217  (+1)

$95.00

T14

Blake Watts, Valley Head, Ala.

70-70-78--218  (+2)

$69.29

T14

Jake Nolen, Birmingham, Ala.

69-76-73--218  (+2)

$69.29

T14

Robert Nelson, Fairhope , Ala.

73-71-74--218  (+2)

$69.29

T14

Ryan Campbell, Meridianville, Ala.

72-74-72--218  (+2)

$69.29

T14

Scott Cornette, Montgomery, Ala.

72-75-71--218  (+2)

$69.29

T14

Matt Ritchie, Mobile, Ala.

73-77-68--218  (+2)

$69.29

T14

John Wright, Fairhope, Ala.

69-75-74--218  (+2)

$69.29

T21

Jack Brown III, Birmingham, Ala.

77-71-71--219  (+3)

 

T21

Steven Groover, Hoover, Ala.

70-75-74--219  (+3)

 

T21

Tobin Ayers, Auburn, Ala.

73-70-76--219  (+3)

 

T21

Scott Barranco, Montgomery, Ala.

71-68-80--219  (+3)

 

T25

Lew Mitchell, Dothan, Ala.

73-77-70--220  (+4)

 

T25

Richard Douglas, Birmingham, Ala.

73-72-75--220  (+4)

 

T27

Brock Bates, Birmingham, Ala.

74-72-75--221  (+5)

 

T27

Lance Goodson Jr, Birmingham, Ala.

73-74-74--221  (+5)

 

T27

Scott Weaver, Madison, Ala.

71-69-81--221  (+5)

 

30

McGowin Miller, Brewton, Ala.

74-74-74--222  (+6)

 

T31

Andy McRae, Hoover, Ala.

70-74-79--223  (+7)

 

T31

Jeff Taylor, Montgomery, Ala.

74-72-77--223  (+7)

 

T31

Scott Gilreath, Montgomery, Ala.

76-71-76--223  (+7)

 

T34

Alex Balog, Millbrook, Ala.

81-71-72--224  (+8)

 

T34

Mike Greer, Birmingham, Ala.

73-76-75--224  (+8)

 

T34

Robson Copenhaver, Scottsboro, Ala.

74-76-74--224  (+8)

 

T34

Stan Sherlin, Montgomery, Ala.

76-70-78--224  (+8)

 

T34

Jackson King, Hoover, Ala.

78-71-75--224  (+8)

 

T34

Braxton Gillespie, Irvington, Ala.

70-75-79--224  (+8)

 

T40

Brad Dahlke, Athens, Ala.

72-77-76--225  (+9)

 

T40

Tripp Owens, Brewton, Ala.

74-73-78--225  (+9)

 

T40

Walker Grant, Montgomery, Ala.

75-74-76--225  (+9)

 

T40

William Angel, Hoover, Ala.

76-76-73--225  (+9)

 

T44

Charles Noto, Birmingham, Ala.

73-77-76--226  (+10)

 

T44

Dusty Ellison, Wilsonville, Ala.

75-76-75--226  (+10)

 

T44

Clayton Calkins, Jacksonville, Ala.

74-73-79--226  (+10)

 

T44

Stewart Alexander, Auburn, Ala.

73-78-75--226  (+10)

 

T44

Thomas Kayworth, Auburn , Ala.

79-72-75--226  (+10)

 

T49

Dana Amberson, Hartselle, Ala.

74-76-77--227  (+11)

 

T49

Kevin Carden, Hoover, Ala.

73-76-78--227  (+11)

 

T49

Robbie Cotten, Brewton, Ala.

72-77-78--227  (+11)

 

T49

Chris Jones, Birmingham, Ala.

77-75-75--227  (+11)

 

T49

Josh Finlay, Montgomery, Ala.

77-74-76--227  (+11)

 

T49

Richard Schmidt, Birmingham, Ala.

77-75-75--227  (+11)

 

T49

Hank Lamberth, Alexander City, Ala.

73-78-76--227  (+11)

 

T56

Brinson Holder, Point Clear, Ala.

70-76-82--228  (+12)

 

T56

Doug Davis, Birmingham, Ala.

77-72-79--228  (+12)

 

T56

Matthew Gourgeot, Decatur, Ala.

69-79-80--228  (+12)

 

T56

Kevin Speaks, Alexander City, Ala.

74-76-78--228  (+12)

 

T60

Chase Kennedy, Morris, Ala.

74-78-77--229  (+13)

 

T60

Major Lee, Montgomery, Ala.

71-76-82--229  (+13)

 

T60

James Salter, Auburn, Ala.

76-76-77--229  (+13)

 

T60

Ryan Till, Montgomery, Ala.

74-76-79--229  (+13)

 

64

Vess Hollingsworth, Hamilton, Ala.

77-75-78--230  (+14)

 

65

Josh Nagel, Auburn, Ala.

74-76-81--231  (+15)

 

66

Scott McGee, Birmingham, Ala.

77-75-83--235  (+19)

 

67

Steve Hudson, Birmingham, Ala.

77-73-WD--WD  (WD)

 
 

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)

 

T141

Alan Allgood, Fairhope, Ala.

WD  (WD)

 

 

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