Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Three Locals Advance to State Golf Amateur
WEST FRANKFORT -- B.W. Bruce shot three-under 68 to win medalist honors at the Franklin County Country Club State Amateur Qualifier Monday in West Frankfort.
Bruce beat out the field of 32 golfers to earn a spot in next month's Illinois State Amateur at Kokopelli Golf Club in Marion.
Future SIU golfer and Murphysboro native Andrew Novara carded a one-under par 70 to also advance. He tied for second with Alex Flaugher from Edwardsville. Novara and Flaugher were the only other players to shoot under par.
Davin Hannuksela from Anna was the other local golfer to advance to next month's tournament. He shot 71.
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