Round two leaders of the 38th Alabama State Four-Ball Championship, George Hall (Left) and Harlan Winn (Right)
POINT CLEAR, AL (September 12, 2020) – Second round results of the 38thAlabama State Four-Ball Championship of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Lakewood Golf Club (Dogwood) in Point Clear, AL on Saturday, September 12, 2020. (6964 yards, 73.2/135).
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George Hall of Auburn, AL and Harlan Winn of Birmingham, AL fired six-under 66 to lead round two of the 38th Alabama State Four-Ball Championship. Overall, they are 14-under 130, holding one-stroke over Brett Greene and John Wright of Fairhope, AL and Brinson Holder of Point Clear, AL and Matt Gourgeot of Decatur, AL.
Winn secured his team lead by sinking a 40-footer putt on No. 11 for birdie.
“We brother-in-lawed it really well,” Winn said. “We hit it straight but putting well really helped us today.”
Tied for second place, Holder and Gourgeot carded seven-under 65 for the day. Greene and Wright shot five-under 67. In total, each team remains 13-under 131.
“As I’ve been reminded by some of the other guys, we’re the second oldest team in the field,” Greene said. “Experience does matter a little bit. But we are going into tomorrow, just like we have the past few days, to have fun.”
The final cut includes 32 teams advancing to the Championship round. The line fell at one-under 143.
The final round begins Sunday, Sept. 12, 2020, at 7:30 a.m.
Entries are open to sides of male amateur golfers who are legal residents of Alabama and have an active GHIN® USGA Handicap Index® at an AGA member club. Maximum allowable combined team handicap is 16.8 under the USGA Handicap System™. Two players who play as partners comprise a side. Partners are not required to be from the same club. A college student is considered a resident of their parent(s)/guardian(s) “Legal Residency Criteria” as stated in the AGA Tournament Manual unless said student (a) has no dependency on his/her parents; and (b) lives full time in Alabama.
For more information about the 38th Alabama State Four-Ball Championship, please visit the Championship website.
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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 23 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.