Upstate Amateur Golf

Phillips leads suspended 1st round at SC Amateur

Trent Philiips has the lead in the suspended first round of the SC Am.

Trent Philiips has the lead in the suspended first round of the SC Am.

Bad weather hit the South Carolina Amateur and prevented the first round of the 84th annual championship from being completed on Thursday.

Before play was suspended the youngest player in the field claimed the lead. Boiling Springs golfer Trent Phillips posted a 6-under par 66.

Phillips was one of the last golfers to complete his round before play was halted for darkness.

Michael McKee of Ware Shoals is second at the SC Am.

Michael McKee of Ware Shoals is second at the SC Am.

Ware Shoals golfer Michael McKee finished with a 5-under par 67 to be in second place among the golfers who have finished.

Ryan Carpenter of Aiken fired a 4-under par round of 68 to finish his first round in third place so far.

Will Miles of Hilton Head, Is is tied for fourth at the SC Am.

Will Miles of Hilton Head, Is is tied for fourth at the SC Am.

Future Gamecock Will Miles of Hilton Head, Is. is tied with two other golfers at 3-under par. Miles is joined by Thomas Todd of Greenville and Nick Eberhardt of Lake Wylie who are all tied for fourth place.

The golfers who did not finish will begin play with a 7:30 am shotgun start on Friday to complete their rounds. The second round will likely be about an hour behind the scheduled starting times.

Scores of the golfers who completed their first round are available at

http://www.scamateur.com

Rain halted play twice during the first round of the SC Amateur.

Rain halted play twice during the first round of the SC Amateur.

 

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