Monday, August 14, 2006

TGA North Region Mid-Am

Jeff Makohon of Heath is the winner of the 2006 TGA North Region Mid-Amateur Championship, completed Sunday at Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Rockwall. Here is the recap from the Texas Golf Association:

Rockwall -- Jeff Makohon of Heath, shot a four under par 67 in the final round to edge out his nearest competitor by two shots and claim victory in the 2006 TGA North Region Mid-Amateur Championship. Rob Couture of Dallas, fired a final round of two under par 69 to earn him sole possession of second place. Mike Cotter slid in for third place with a well played three under par 68, also earning him the third and final exemption into the final field at the 2006 State Mid Amateur in September.

Dru Fenimore of Dallas finished forth, six shots back at 211. However, the strong showing secured Fenimore the 2006 North Regional Player of the Year Status. With his North Regional Player of the Year, Fenimore earns an invite to the TGA Shoot-Out a long with the second and third place finishers in the North Regional Final point standings.

During the final round Buffalo Creek GC played a full shot harder than it did in round two with the wind causing havoc for those teeing off latter in the day. Blistering hot temperatures continued as well in the final round making conditions grueling for all three days of competition.
See the complete results on the TXGA site.

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