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January 13, 2021
Jan 9-10 IceBreaker, Hilton Head, SC
Jan 16-17 Western States Icebreaker, Las Vegas
Mar 6-7 Dixie Classic, Greensboro, GA
Mar 27-28 Florida Regional, Palm Harbor, FL
May 29-30 Whistling Straits, Sheboygan County, WI
July 10-11 Southern Regional, Kiawah Island
Sept 4-5 Labor Day Classic, Myrtle Beach, SC
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Caleb Loudin, Tom Swartz, Radek Klauda, Larry Penfield, and Matt Roach all win at the IceBreaker Regional hosted at Robert Trent Jones & Harbour Town Golf Links!
Hilton Head Island, SC – This year’s IceBreaker Regional was played in Palmetto Dunes Plantation (Robert Trent Jones) and Sea Pines Resort (Harbour Town Golf Links). In the 18th year, this regional tournament was the largest field ever with 128 players from over 24 different tour cities across the country. This marks the kick off to the 27th anniversary of the Golfweek Amateur Tour!
In the Championship Flight, Caleb Loudin from the Charleston Tour, led wire to wire for the victory with 73-77-150. Jamie Manning, from the Hilton Head/Savannah Tour, played well and finished in solo second with 75-78-153. Jim Aughtry (Charlotte) and Wes Strader (Eastern NC) finished tied for third at two-day totals of 150. James Emerson (Hilton Head/Savannah) rounded out the top five scores at 155.
In the A Flight, Tom Swartz of the Charlotte Tour, won by three shots with rounds of 82-83-165. Lee Dixon (Charleston), Sean Kenneck (Charleston) and Travis Wireman (Charlotte) all finished tied in second place with two-day totals of 168. Marc Janse Van Rensburg (Charlotte) finished in solo fifth place at 169.
In the B Flight, Radek Klauda (Hilton Head/Savannah) won by four shots for the victory at 81-80-161. Terry Dunn (Atlanta) finished second at 165 followed by Daniel Maxwell (Charlotte) third at 166. Randy Ward (Michigan West) and Justin Gainey (Myrtle Beach/Wilmington) both tied fourth at 172.
In the C Flight, Larry Penfield (Charleston) won with a 172 two-day total for the victory. Ray Clark (Hilton Head/Savannah) was second at 179 followed by Jerry Lorenz (Jacksonville) in third place with 182. Ronnie Henderson (Jacksonville) finished in fourth place at 184 followed by Scott Allen (Dallas Fort Worth) who finished fifth with 187.
In the D Flight, Matt Roach (Columbia) won by one shot with 195. David Schmidt (Augusta), Dan Pierce (Tidewater) and John Davis (Myrtle Beach/Wilmington) all tied in second place with two-day totals of 196. Jack Moose (Central Carolina), Brandon Manning (Tidewater) and Bob Lloyd (Augusta) all tied fifth place with 198.
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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – This year’s tournament marked the 26th anniversary of the Golfweek Amateur Tour National Championship and it drew the largest field for the Tour Championship in its history. In all, a record 975 players competed this year.
In the Championship Flight, Scott Roberts won his first Tour Championship by four shots over Joe Jaspers. Roberts opened the tournament Friday at Hilton Head National with a one-over-par round of 72. Saturday at Arthur Hills in Palmetto he posted a two-under-par round of 70 to take a one shot over Joe Jaspers going into Sunday’s final round. On Sunday, Roberts started out hot with a front nine 33 and never looked back as he closed with a one-under-par round of 70 for the victory.
Scott Roberts, Charlotte (72-70-70—212)
Joe Jaspers, Charlotte (73-71-73—216)
Jeff Wong, Hilton Head-Savannah (74-72-71—217)
Jacob Hamner, Louisiana South (73-72-72—217)
Jake Garey, Hilton Head-Savannah (74-76-79—219)
In the A Flight, Alexander Hoffman started with a first round 79 and improved every day to earn a 4-shot win over Michael Carey and Ryan Scott.
Alexander Hoffman, Arkansas (79-74-72—225)
Michael Carey, Louisiana South (79-73-77—229)
Ryan Scott, Eastern, NC (73-79-77—229)
Brent Densmore, Hilton Head-Savannah (76-79-76—231)
Jason Hall, Tidewater, VA (74-78-79—231)
In the B Flight, Paxton Lane, Elliot Capers and Albert Delamarter all remained tied after three rounds at 246 totals. The sudden-death playoff went two holes with Paxton Lane winning and becoming the youngest ever Golfweek Amateur Tour Champion at just 13 years old.
Paxton Lane, Arkansas (83-83-80—246)
Elliot Capers, Tampa, FL (90-79-77—246)
Albert Delamarter, St. Louis, MO (78-84-84—246)
Beth Hunt, Myrtle Beach-Wilmington (83-81-83—247)
Keith Greenfield, Arkansas (88-80-81—249)
In the C Flight, Scott Allen won by two shots over Robert Luter of Arkansas.
Scott Allen, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (81-86-79—246)
Robert Luter, Arkansas (81-84-83—248)
Richard Scruggs, Mississippi Gulf Coast (86-90-81—257)
Joe Smillie, Tampa, FL (92-87-79-258)
Jason Brown, Jacksonville, FL (87-87-84—258)
In D Flight, Anthony Prano won by just one shot on the final hole for the victory over Charles Benintende with a three-day total of 271.
Anthony Prano, Orlando, FL (87-91-93—271)
Charles Benintende, Indiana-Western KY (88-86-98—272)
Wesley Nichols, Columbia, SC (90-96-93—279)
Nancy Lindsay, Los Angeles, CA (94-87-98—279)
Raymond Medina, Houston, TX (93-90-97—280)
The Charlotte, NC Tour took the Team Cup with a three-day total of 2488 stokes. The Louisiana, South Tour took second with 2496 shots followed by last year’s champions, the Hilton Head-Savannah Tour (2511). The Eastern NC Tour finished fourth at 2516 followed by Arkansas, Orlando, FL and Central Carolina all tied for fifth with a three-day total of 2522.