19 Jun Eight Amateur Golfers Set to Play Like the Pros
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (June 19, 2011)
Eight amateur players from Sundays Pepsi Pro-Am have qualified to move on to the Pepsi Max Amateur Shootout, and will tee it up on Monday among the tournaments main field professionals.
Ray Keogh (Exeter, R.I.), Nik Middleton (Atkinson, N.H.), John Shannon (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Chris Willis (N. Adelborough, Mass.) finished at the top the pack in the morning shotgun
at 17-under-par 54. Their pro Vicky Hurst, who was celebrating her 21st birthday, provided plenty of support for her team, though the double eagle they picked up on the 11th hole was done without the use of her drive.
The winners of the afternoon shotgun also ran away with the Pepsi Pro-Am, finishing at 19-under-par 52. Amateurs Rob Antrim (Noblesville, Ind.), Dan Hargett (Richmond, Va.), Marshall Hart (Nashville, Tenn.) and Mark Miller (Newport Beach, Calif.) teamed with professional Morgan Hoffman, a recent Oklahoma State grad who was playing in his first professional event.