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ROBERT MCCUSKER WINS 2014 LGA SENIOR AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

St. Francisville, Louisiana — August 23, 2014

Robert McCusker of Baton Rouge fired a one-under par 71 on Saturday to win the 2014 Louisiana Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship at The Bluffs Golf Resort in St. Francisville. McCusker started the final round with a four shot lead and never relinquished it, ultimately winning by five strokes over runner-up Eddie Lyons of Shreveport. McCusker’s final round 71 capped off an impressive three day total of four-under par 212, the only competitor to finish under par for the Championship.

ROBERT MCCUSKER LEADS 25TH LGA SENIOR AMATEUR AFTER SECOND ROUND

Robert McCusker of Baton Rouge fired a three-under par 68 Friday in the second round of the 2014 Louisiana Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship at The Bluffs Golf Resort in St. Francisville. McCusker started the second round two shots off the lead, and after the stellar 68, he takes a four shot lead into Saturday’s final round. Tied for second at one-over par are Page Breaux of St. Gabriel and Bill Land of Lafayette.

PAGE BREAUX & EDDIE WELCH LEAD 25TH LGA SENIOR AMATEUR AFTER FIRST ROUND

Page Breaux of St. Gabriel and Eddie Welch of Baton Rouge both shot a one-under par 71 on Thursday and are tied for the lead after the first round of the 2014 Louisiana Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship at The Bluffs Golf Resort in St. Francisville.  Breaux and Welch were the only competitors to card first round scores under par. Breaux, a mainstay in LGA Championships, was tied for the lead in last year’s LGA Senior Amateur thru 18 holes and finished tied for fifth place. Welch is playing in his first LGA Senior Amateur Championship, and is coming into this event in good form. Breaux and Welch, both members of The University Club in Baton Rouge, will have to stave off the rest of this talented field of the best Senior players in Louisiana. 36 holes remain before a Champion is determined.

OVER 2,200 TEAMS ENTRIES FOR INAUGURAL U.S. AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP

MORE THAN 2,200 TEAM ENTRIES ACCEPTED FOR INAUGURAL U.S. AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Sectional qualifiers to be held in 35 states between Aug. 2014-March 2015

FAR HILLS, N.J. (Aug. 12, 2014) – The United States Golf Association today announced that it has accepted entries for 2,234 teams (or two-player sides) for the 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, scheduled for May 2-6 at The Olympic Club, in San Francisco, Calif.

BRANDON AYDLETT, DEREK BUSBY, & PRESTON SMITH QUALIFY FOR USGA MID-AM CHAMPIONSHIP

Brandon Aydlett of Metairie and Derek Busby of Ruston shot an even par 72 on Monday to win co-medalist honors at the USGA Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifier at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant. Aydlett’s qualifying round caps off an impressive weekend in which he also finished runner-up in the LGA Mid-Amateur Championship. Busby, a member at Squire Creek, represented his home club well with a clutch performance.

(e.g. State Amateur, GHIN, championship login)



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