Rebel Golfer Billy Brozovich Leads State Am After Round One Rising Senior Cards 68 At Old Waverly
Billy Brozovich (Courtesy Tim Cowie)
June 9, 2011
WEST POINT, Miss. - Ole Miss men's golfer Billy Brozovich carded a 31 on the back nine at Old Waverly Thursday for a total of 68 and the first round lead at the Mississippi State Amateur Championship.
The rising senior from Greenville, made back-to-back bogeys on 8 and 9 but birdied 10, 11 and 12 to get to 2-under. After three straight pars, he birdied 16 and 17 and hit it to eight feet on 18, but missed the birdie putt to settle for the 68 and a one shot lead over three players.
Brozovich will tee off the second round Friday at 8:20 a.m. from No. 10 tee. He plays again with teammate Chad Bounds of Meridian, who posted a 78 in the first round. Madison native Thomas Watkins carded a 75 and goes off at 8:50 a.m.
In other amateur news, Brandon native Jonathan Randolph shot a 75 in the first round of the Sunnehanna Amateur in Johnstown, Pa. at the Par 70 6,868-yard Sunnehanna Country Club. The stroke play event continues Friday with the second round. Randolph, who said he couldn't get the putter going Thursday, will tee off at 7:50 a.m. CT.
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