THE PLAYERS AMATEUR: CAMPBELL SHARES 10TH AFTER ROUND ONE

13/07/2012

 

New Zealand amateur rep Ben Campbell has opened with a one under par 71 at The Players Amateur at the Hilton Head Golf Club in South Carolina.

 

 

The 20-year-old made four birdies and three bogeys on the South Course to be five shots back of the American leader Bobby Wyatt who opened with a six under par 66.

 

Fellow New Zealand rep Mathew Perry, who won the New Zealand Amateur Championship in 2011, signed for a three over par 75 to be tied 48thand nine shots back from the lead.

 

Royal Auckland golfer Fraser Wilkin, who in May won the ask>metro Muriwai Open on the Charles Tour, shot a seven over par 79 to be tied 71st.

 

Wilkin made six bogeys, a double bogey and a birdie as he fell off the pace.

 

The Kiwi golfers are in the States playing in elite amateur events ahead of the naming of the Eisenhower Team which will compete in Turkey October.

 

Form ahead of the World Amateur Team’s Championship will be one of the leading points of the selection criteria. 

 

 

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  • OOM LEADERBOARD

    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Chisnall, Ryan 199.00
    2 Toomey, Luke 160.00
    3 Jones, Cameron 113.72
    4 Borren, Nicholas 101.60
    5 Cadenhead, Oscar 80.20
    RANK PLAYER SCORE
    1 Cassidy, Chantelle 250.00
    2 Kobori, Momoka 181.33
    3 Campbell, Alanna 165.00
    4 Dryland, Brittney 137.50
    5 Keh, Munchin 111.33