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Landry Wins at 33rd Annual Palmetto Amateur

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Landry Wins at 33rd Annual Palmetto Amateur

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Razorback golfer Andrew Landry posted a final-round 74 to win the 33rd Annual Palmetto Amateur, finishing five shot ahead of second-place Zack Sucher. Landry finished the event with a one-under-par 279 at the par-70, 6,713-yard Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C. He was the only player to finish the tournament under par.

Landry entered the final round with a six-shot lead over Ben Martin and Thomas Todd. He fired rounds of 68 and 67 during the second and third rounds, respectively. His three-under-par 67 in the third round featured six birdies. He opened the event with a first-round 70.

The Groves, Texas, native just completed his junior season at the University of Arkansas in which he was named a PING honorable mention All-American and a second-team All-SEC honoree for the second consecutive year. Landry led the team with a 72.83 scoring average and seven top-10 results.

He finished the season ranked No. 50 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index. In 26 career events played as a Razorback, Landry has posted a 72.50 scoring average and totaled 16 top-10 finishes.



Sports Category : Golf (M)