Final Results of 2015 Tournament of Champions

TYGA Tournament of Champions
Mill Creek GC, Mebane, NC
August 12, 2015
Mebane, NC –Final results for the 2015 TYGA Tournament of Champions hosted by Mill Creek GC in Mebane, NC on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.
Brett McLamb of Coats, NC won both the Boys’ Overall Championship as well as the Boys’ 16-18 after shooting a second round 72 to force a playoff with first round leader Josh Bryan of Chapel Hill, NC. Bryan who was battling a nose bleed throughout the round fought hard to finish at 144. The pair went to the tenth tee for extra holes. McLamb made 4 on the first playoff hole to take home first place. Justin Emmons of Asheboro, NC finished solo third at 147.
Natalie Petersen of Holly Springs, NC won first place in the Girls’ 16-18 division with a total score of 156. Finishing in second place was Makenna Hammer of Clayton, NC. In solo third place was Ellen Watson of Smithfield, NC.
In one of the most impressive finishes in TYGA history, Ben Crow of Pinehurst, NC closed the final round with his first career hole-in-one on the 8th hole, then backed it up with a birdie on the 9th to win the Boys’ 14-15 division by a slim margin of two shots. Brandon Einstein of Clemmons, NC finished in second place with a 149 total.  Carson Castelli of Greensboro, NC placed third in the division.
The Girls’ Overall winner and winner of the Girls’ 14-15 age division, Sarah Funderburg of Wilmington, NC, finished with rounds of 74-79 for a 153 total. Kayla Parson of Cary, NC finished in second place with Kathryn Elliot of Coats, NC finishing third.
Josh Lendach of Raleigh, NC won the Boys’ 12-13 after firing a second round 72 giving him a two day total of 146. Landon Barnes of Pilot Mountain, NC finished in second place a slim three shots back of Lendach. Four players found themselves tied for third after two days as Michael Blair of Kernersville, NC, Whit Edwards of Greensboro, NC, Walkers Isley of Oak Island, NC and Austin Tate of Siler City, NC finished at 153 total.
The Girls’ 12-13 division was won by Becca Connolly of Winston-Salem, NC after rounds of 86-81. Mallory Fobes took home solo second after finishing with a 168 total. Lotte Fox of Raleigh came in solo third.
Hampton Roberts of Cary, NC won the 11-Under division finishing with 70 points. Shuford Edwards of Greensboro, NC placed second a mere two points behind Roberts. Ben Childress of Salisbury, NC and Will Guidry of Winterville, NC finished tied for third in the division with 61 points.
Girls 16-18 (5711 yards, par 72, 72.4/132)  
  Place   Name Score
  1 Natalie Petersen, Holly Springs, NC 76-80--156
  2 Makenna Hammer, Clayton, NC 81-77--158
  3 Ellen Parker Watson, Smithfield, NC 86-81--167
  4 Sydney Wheeless, Benson, NC 92-83--175
  5 Meghan McPeak, Chapel Hill, NC 88-90--178
  6 Mackenzie Brown, Brown Summit, NC 94-93--187
  7 Autumn Senter, Dobson, NC 98-91--189
  8 Abby Snidemiller, Apex, NC 87-WD--WD
Girls 14-15 (5711 yards, par 72, 72.4/132)  
  Place   Name Score
  1 Sarah Funderburg, Wilmington, NC 74-79--153
  2 Kayla Parsons, Cary, NC 84-81--165
  3 Kathryn Elliott, Coats, NC 89-92--181
  4 Taylor Williams, Lincolnton, NC 92-92--184
Girls 12-13 (4884 yards, par 72, 68.6/117)  
  Place   Name Score
  1 Becca Connolly, Winston-Salem, NC 86-81--167
  2 Mallory Fobes, East Bend, NC 88-80--168
  3 Lotte Fox, Raleigh, NC 84-91--175
  4 Grayson Warren, Washington, NC 95-89--184
Boys 16-18 (6696 yards, par 72, 71.4/132)  
  Place   Name Score
  T1 Brett McLamb, Coats, NC 72-72--144
  T1 Josh Bryan, Chapel Hill, NC 70-74--144
  3 Justin Emmons, Asheboro, NC 72-75--147
  4 Campbell Rand, Durham, NC 74-74--148
  T5 Jacob Lowe, Angier, NC 70-79--149
  T5 Zachary Caudill, Wilkesboro, NC 74-75--149
  T7 Bradley Calloway, Asheboro, NC 78-72--150
  T7 Dalton Mauldin, Sanford, NC 77-73--150
  9 Kell Graham, Matthews, NC 79-75--154
  10 Zachary Freeman, Angier, NC 74-81--155
  11 Austin Northern, Blowing Rock, NC 80-76--156
  T12 Jay Minter, Sanford, NC 80-78--158
  T12 Noah Kallam, Clayton, NC 77-81--158
  T12 Tanner Bibey, Walnut Cove, NC 80-78--158
  15 Seth Lomison, Pfafftown, NC 78-82--160
  16 Andrew Cheek, Wilkesboro, NC 75-87--162
  T17 Austin Duncan, Bessemer City, NC 85-78--163
  T17 Patrick Schweitz, Clayton, NC 75-88--163
  19 Cole Jordan, Winterville, NC 83-81--164
  20 Koby Markham, Asheboro, NC 83-86--169
Boys 14-15 (6696 yards, par 72, 71.4/132)  
  Place   Name Score
  1 Ben Crow, Pinehurst, NC 72-75--147
  2 Brandon Einstein, Clemmons, NC 74-75--149
  3 Carson Castelli, Greensboro, NC 77-75--152
  T4 Addison Manring, Stoneville, NC 79-77--156
  T4 Jack Marcotte, Apex, NC 71-85--156
  6 Alex Huml, Cary, NC 76-81--157
  T7 Connor Moore, Durham, NC 78-80--158
  T7 Matthew Hayes, Clayton, NC 77-81--158
  9 Griffin Burke, Cary, NC 82-82--164
  T10 Chase Clayton, Locust, NC 86-86--172
  T10 Kevin Zhang, Chapel Hill, NC 87-85--172
  12 Jeffrey Parker, Oak Ridge, NC 90-87--177
  13 Bryce Jones, Goldsboro, NC 99-80--179
  14 Nabyant Wagner, Mt Airy, NC 103-82--185
  15 Joey Pritchard, Whispering Pines, NC 82-WD--WD
Boys 12-13 (5711 yards, par 72, 67.6/119)  
  Place   Name Score
  1 Josh Lendach, Raleigh, NC 74-72--146
  2 Landon Barnes, Pilot Mountain, NC 72-77--149
  T3 Austin Tate, Siler City, NC 76-77--153
  T3 Michael Blair, Kernersville, NC 76-77--153
  T3 Walker Isley, Oak Island, NC 75-78--153
  T3 Whit Edwards, Greensboro, NC 76-77--153
  7 Carter Massengill, Cary, NC 79-77--156
  8 Colton Danks, Roseboro, NC 83-76--159
  9 Andrew Wood, Greensboro, NC 88-81--169
  10 Chase Cheatham, Lincolnton , NC 90-81--171
  11 Andrew Gallagher, Grimesland, NC 90-90--180
  12 Blake Hess, Greenville, NC 95-86--181
  13 Caeden Lyons, Washington, NC 97-104--201
  14 Harrison Hilliard, McLeansville, NC 104-105--209
11-Under (9holes each day of modified Stableford scoring)
  Place   Name Score
  1 Hampton Roberts, Cary, NC 35-35--70
  2 Shuford Edwards, Greensboro, NC 35-33--68
  T3 Ben Childress, Salisbury, NC 31-30--61
  T3 Will Guidry, Winterville, NC 28-33--61
  5 Quinlan Polin, Cary, NC 29-30--59
  6 Henry Pate, Elizabethtown, NC 29-28--57
  7 Matthew Richardson, Ayden, NC 24-32--56
  T8 Bizzell Pate, Elizabethtown, NC 23-29--52
  T8 Evan Duncan, Bessemer, NC 22-30--52
  10 McGwire Owen, Mt. Ulla, NC 21-28--49
  11 Myles Patterson, Durham, NC 22-24--46
  12 Alexander Jakobuss, Apex, NC 20-19--39
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