Over the summer, many members of the Newberry College men's golf team have been participating in amateur tournaments around the country. The Newberry Sports Information Department is pleased to bring you this update.
Newberry rising seniors Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) and Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) have both qualified for the South Carolina Amateur. Stanley shot a 69 at the par-72, 6,910-yard Cobbs Glen Country Club in Anderson, S.C. on July 19. Stanley's 3-under par round was one stroke behind top-qualifier Adam Black from Greenville, S.C.
Lown shot a 73 to qualify for the South Carolina Amateur at the par-72, 6,677-yard Country Club of Lexington in Lexington, S.C. on July 12. Lown and Stanley will participate in the South Carolina Golf Association (SCGA) Amateur Championship on August 5-8 at the Columbia Country Club in Blythewood, S.C.
Rising junior Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) finished in 34th at New York State Golf Association (NYSG) Amateur Championship that took place July 21-22 in Voorheesville, N.Y. at the Albany Country Club. Campbell shot 17-over par with a four round stroke total of 305 (75-75-81-74).
Rising sophomore Chandler Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) participated in the Palmetto Amateur at the Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C. on July 21-24. Gruenemeier took part in three rounds before missing the cut for the fourth and final 18 holes. Chandler finished the tournament 18-over par with a 228 (80-74-74). Gruenemeier qualified for the Palmetto Amateur with a round of 73 on July 19.
Rising junior Jon Lussier (Burlington, Vt.) qualified for the New England Amateur Championship after tying for 8th place at the Vermont Amateur Championship at the Manchester Country Club on July 13-15. Lussier shot 72-76-71-80 in the four round tournament to finish the competition with a stroke total of 299. At the New England Amateur, Lussier lasted two rounds before missing the cut in a field of 150. Lussier tied for 102nd with a two round score of 152 (77-75).