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Three-Way Tie atop Alabama State Mid-Amateur Leaderboard

Round One Leaders (L-R): Josh Upton, Alan Coshatt, James Salter

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Round one results of the 31st Alabama State Mid-Amateur Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Pine Tree Country Club in Birmingham, Ala. on Friday, September 27, 2019 (7026 yards, par 36-36—72, 74.2/138).

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Josh Upton of Maylene, Alan Coshatt of Birmingham and James Salter of Auburn share the first round lead after carding a three-under 69 at Pine Tree Country Club.

Two-time defending champion Stewart Whitt of Athens posted an opening round of 77 (+5) and is tied for 45th place.

Round 1 Notes:

  • 6 players are under par through 18 holes with field average score of 79.5
  • 69 (-3) was the low round of the day carded by Josh Upton, Alan Coshatt, James Salter
  • 220 birdies and 13 eagles posted in round one
  • Easiest hole: No. 6, 493 yard par 5, 4.93 scoring average
  • Hardest Hole: No. 14, 409 yard par 4, 4.79 scoring average

Round two begins tomorrow morning at 7:45 a.m. from both the first and tenth tees.

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This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

Round 1 Results

Rank

Player

City

R1

To Par

T1

Alan Coshatt

Birmingham

69

-3

T1

James Salter

Auburn

69

-3

T1

Josh Upton

Maylene

69

-3

T4

Clay Guerin

Hoover

71

-1

T4

Lance Goodson

Birmingham

71

-1

T4

Steven Hudson

Birmingham

71

-1

T7

Claud Cooper

Birmingham

72

E

T7

Shaw Pritchett

Montgomery

72

E

T7

Steven Muncher

Birmingham

72

E

T7

Jay Hayes

Sumiton

72

E

T11

Victor Kyatt

Bessemer

73

1

T11

Jackson King

Hoover

73

1

T11

Matt Ritchie

Mobile

73

1

T11

Jacob Randall

Trussville

73

1

T11

Charles Noto

Birmingham

73

1

T11

Tyler Huckaby

Birmingham

73

1

T17

Josh Nagel

Auburn

74

2

T17

Jack Brown

Birmingham

74

2

T17

Eric Howle

Chelsea

74

2

T17

Nick Lee

Guntersville

74

2

T17

Woodie Eubanks

Oneonta

74

2

T17

Thomas Kayworth

Auburn

74

2

T23

Corey Ray

Boaz

75

3

T23

Richard Douglas

Birmingham

75

3

T23

Brett Baker

Hoover

75

3

T23

Blair Hamm

Helena

75

3

T23

Jonathan Nelson

Huntsville

75

3

T23

Andy McRae

Hoover

75

3

T23

Haymes Snedeker

Point Clear

75

3

T23

Will Thompson

Birmingham

75

3

T23

Jay Austin

Huntsville

75

3

T23

Sam Audia

Birmingham

75

3

T33

Blake De Bruyn

Birmingham

76

4

T33

Jones Brown

Birmingham

76

4

T33

Matt Gourgeot

Decatur

76

4

T33

Neill Hatcher

Birmingham

76

4

T33

Matt Johnson

Rehobeth

76

4

T33

Scott Cornette

Montgomery

76

4

T33

Joshua Winn

Harvest

76

4

T33

Ryan Johnson

Alabaster

76

4

T33

Ryan Campbell

Meridianville

76

4

T33

Michael Watson

Birmingham

76

4

T33

Alex Balog

Millbrook

76

4

T33

Miles Morris

Birmingham

76

4

T45

Braxton Gillespie

Irvington

77

5

T45

Stephen Fike

Birmingham

77

5

T45

Stewart Whitt

Athens

77

5

T45

Jimmy Finnerty

Vestavia Hills

77

5

T45

Seth Bryan

Huntsville

77

5

T45

Will Harrison

Vestavia Hills

77

5

T45

Chase Bagwell

Dothan

77

5

T45

Chase Kennedy

Morris

77

5

T45

Jonathan Spann

Huntsville

77

5

T45

Jordy Hayden

Fairhope

77

5

T45

Andrew Kniphfer

Tuscaloosa

77

5

T56

Brinson Holder

Point Clear

78

6

T56

George Tyner

Pelham

78

6

T56

Wesley Willings

Birmingham

78

6

T56

Scott Weaver

Madison

78

6

T56

Jason Carr

Birmingham

78

6

T56

Taylor Rinks

Birmingham

78

6

T56

Joseph Bolen

Homewood

78

6

T56

Philip Tatum

Pelham

78

6

T56

David Kyatt

Hoover

78

6

T65

Jackson Beindorf

Mountain Brook

79

7

T65

John Allred

Birmingham

79

7

T65

Luke Lanier

Birmingham

79

7

T65

Mitch Pugh

Auburn

79

7

T65

Allen Yeilding

Birmingham

79

7

T65

Cade Oliver

Vestavia Hills

79

7

T65

Kyle Chaffin

Vestavia Hills

79

7

T65

Thomas Twitty

Birmingham

79

7

T65

Matthew Bennett

Leeds

79

7

T65

Levi Shelton

Scottsboro

79

7

T75

Jeremy Willingham

Dora

80

8

T75

Robert Nelson

Fairhope

80

8

T75

Lide Denny

Montgomery

80

8

T75

Chris Mitchell

Hoover

80

8

T75

Chad Edgil

Calera

80

8

T75

Brent Boyles

Calera

80

8

T75

Michael Hicks

Birmingham

80

8

T82

Brandon Scarborough

Auburn

81

9

T82

Will Swift

Vestavia Hills

81

9

T82

Jon Key

Vestavia Hills

81

9

T82

Dustin Schaefer

Huntsville

81

9

T82

Mark Durden

Anniston

81

9

T82

Patrick Kelley

Gardendale

81

9

T88

Tobin Ayers

Auburn

82

10

T88

Doug Carter

Chelsea

82

10

T88

Jason Britton

Hoover

82

10

T91

Brandon Griffin

Hoover

83

11

T91

Chris Cook

Calera

83

11

T93

Chris Hancock

Scottsboro

84

12

T93

Brett Marler

Mobile

84

12

T93

David Mims

Chelsea

84

12

T93

Jeremy Hyde

Calera

84

12

T93

Robert Long

Athens

84

12

T98

Blair Hollan

Birmingham

85

13

T98

Joseph Fortner

Birmingham

85

13

T98

Jeff Frederick

Florence

85

13

T98

Jared Pratt

Northport

85

13

T98

Raines Welden

Birmingham

85

13

T98

Jim Lowery

Hoover

85

13

T104

Ron Jordan

Mobile

86

14

T104

Matthew Merrick

Birmingham

86

14

T106

Mark Dillard

Trussville

87

15

T106

Jonathan Coats

Meridianville

87

15

T108

Doug Duke

Dothan

88

16

T108

T. Chris Jones

Birmingham

88

16

T108

Chad Key

Meridianville

88

16

T111

Derrick Cain

Pinson

89

17

T111

Jeramy Woody

Auburn

89

17

T111

Wendell Underwood

Auburn

89

17

T111

Michael Lovoy

Altoona

89

17

115

Earle Bidez

Birmingham

92

20

T116

Jarrett Shepherd

Northport

93

21

T116

Ken McCullough

Meridianville

93

21

118

Bryan Haynes

Cullman

94

22

T119

Kenny Capouya

Montgomery

95

23

T119

Zac Buchanan

Hartselle

95

23

T121

K. Scott Summers

Birmingham

96

24

T121

Keith Rains

Hoover

96

24

WD

Joey Holley

Troy

WD

-

WD

Walter Olsen

Huntsville

WD

-

 

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