The Richmond Register

Sports

June 21, 2013

GOLF: Witt finishes fifth at state amateur

RICHMOND — Richmond native Stuart Witt posted a +1, 73, Thursday in the final round of the 102nd Kentucky State Amateur Championship at the Bowling Green Club.

Witt, a former Madison Central golfer and senior on the EKU golf team, finished with a three-round total of 215 (-1) and tied for fifth place.

Tyler McDaniel of Manchester ran away with the title, posting a   -13, 203. Patrick Newcomb of Benton was second at -7, 209, while Matthew Zakutney of Paducah was third at -6, 210 and Karsten Clements of Fisherville was fourth at -2, 214.

Witt shot a 73 in the first round, then jumped up to sixth place Wednesday after shooting a -3, 69 in the second round.

Witt tied for fifth place with Taylor Thompson of Anchorage.

EKU junior Taylor Riggs shot a 79 in the third round and finished with a total score of +11, 227. He tied for 52nd.

EKU sophomores Garrett Hinton and Ben Purcell finished tied for 81st with scores of +13, 229.

Nowlin finishes fourth

Richmond’s Tristyn Nowlin finished fourth in the girls 13-15 year-old division Thursday at the Kentucky PGA Junior Championship Qualifier at the Bardstown County Club.

Nowlin posted a second-round score of 76, six strokes better than her first-round mark from Wednesday (82).

She finished at +14, 158, and was just three strokes behind the second-place finisher, Lauren Hartlage of Elizabethtown.

Mary Joiner of Franklin took the title at +3, 147.

Nowlin’s score also gave her an eighth-place finish in the girls overall competition.

Richmond’s Mason Hamrick shot a 51 on Thursday and finished seventh in the boys 12-and-under division.

Hamrick finished with a two-round score of +23, 95.

1
Text Only
Sports
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Should Madison County’s three local governing bodies ban smoking in indoor public places?

Yes
No
     View Results