Round Two Leader of the State Senior Amateur Championship: Mike Arasin
Round Two Leader of the State Super-Senior Amateur Championship: Buddy Alexander
MONTGOMERY, AL (October 31, 2020) – Second round results of the 23rd Alabama State Senior and 2nd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championships of the Alabama Golf Association hosted by Wynlakes Golf & Country Club in Montgomery, AL on Saturday, October 31, 2020 (Senior: 6580 yards, par 36-36—72, 71.8/135; Super-Senior: 5928 yards, par 36-36—72, 68.9/123).
Mike Arasin of Auburn, Alabama leads round two of the 23rd Alabama State Senior Amateur Championship. He posted two-under 70 to hold a four-stroke lead. Overall, Arasin is five-under 139.
“The greens played true again, just like they did yesterday,” Arasin said. “I hit 16 greens and putt well. It was just a solid round of golf, today.”
Emile Vaughan of Pike Road, Alabama and Joey Holley of Troy, Alabama stand T2 at two-under 70 for the day and two-under 142 overall.
Stewart “Buddy” Alexander of Auburn, Alabama leads round two of the 2nd Alabama State Super-Senior Amateur Championship. He shot four-under 68 and remains six-under 138 in total.
“Today, I got off to a nice start and birdied the first hole, which is always great,” Alexander said. “I only made one bogey today, so that’s good in terms of over-par avoidance. I still feel like I can do better.”
Alexander holds a two-stroke lead over Richard Jeffers of Mobile, Alabama. Jeffers stands second heading into the final round.
Fred Clark of Mobile, Alabama posted an even 72 to maintain an even 144 for both rounds.
The Senior Division’s final cut includes 36 players advancing to the Championship round. The line fell at 12-over 156.
The Super-Senior Division’s final cut includes 14 players advancing to the Championship round. The line fell at 11-over 155.
The final round begins tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. from both the No. 1 and No. 10 tees. Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, November 1, 2020.
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This championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.
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.