Men's Golf schedule announced; two Blue Raiders qualify for Southern Am
Five Blue Raiders also qualify for Tennessee Match Play event.July 14, 2006 · MT Media Relations
BAILES, SMITH QUALIFY FOR SOUTHERN AMATEUR: Junior Nick Bailes and freshman Craig Smith have both qualified for the prestigious 100th Southern Amateur Championship. The event, which dates back to 1902, will be played on July 19-22 at the Country Club of Birmingham in Birmingham, Ala. Bailes and Smith both earned a trip by being in the top five at The Golf Club of Tennessee with Smith being the overall low qualifier with a 69. "This is a great honor for these guys because the Southern Amateur is one of the top three amateurs in the country," said assistant coach Whit Turnbow.
NARRAMORE FALLS IN FINALS: Blue Raider golfer Chas Narramore teamed with Polk Brown recently in the Tennessee State Four Ball Championship at Ridges Golf and Country Club in Jonesborough, Tenn. Narramore and Brown advanced all the way to the finals before falling to Adam Mitchell and Bryce Ledford, 5 and 3. The match was even through seven holes before Narramore and Brown lost five straight holes to seal their fate.
OTHER TIDBITS: Rick Cochran, who was the 2005 Kentucky Men's State Amateur, finished 14th in this year's event with rounds of 72-74-74. Cochran was eight shots behind 43-year old winner Casey Combs ... Incoming recruit Kent Bulle (Glasgow, KY) recently qualified for the United States Golf Association Junior Championship which will be held in San Diego in mid July ... The Tennessee Golf Association State Match Play event at the Honors Course in Chattanooga will be held July 25-28 and Blue Raiders Craig Smith, Nick Bailes, Scott Vick, and Chas Narramore have all qualified along with Head Coach Johnny Moore in the senior match play event.
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