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Hall and Winn Lead Round Two of the 38th Alabama State Four-Ball Championship

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.
 

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 115 member clubs represented by nearly 20,000 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 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.

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.
For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.


 

 

 

 

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