Second round suspended in Killearn Country Club Classic

Play halted at 3:10 p.m.; Restart at 8:30 a.m. Saturday

Tallahassee, Fla. – February 22, 2013 – Mother Nature was the winner in the second round of the Killearn Country Club Classic on Friday. After fog delayed play to start the day, storms forced the suspension of the second round at 3:10 p.m. The event will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The 2013 Killearn Country Club Classic

Before the inclement weather moved in, everyone in the field was able to complete the first round, but Wesley Graham and Trent Whitekiller were still atop the leaderboard in the $200,000 event

 

Whitekiller, a former All-American at Oklahoma State University from Sallisaw, Okla., and Graham, a former Florida State University standout from Port Orange, posted 7-under 65s in the first round.

 

Longwood’s Sam Ryder and Lake City’s Blayne Barber posted first-round 66s to earn a share of third with NGA TOUR veterans James Vargas (Miami) and Marc-Etienne Bussieres (Quebec).

 

Lakeland’s Danny Evelyn is tied for seventh with Max Gilbert (St. George, Quebec), Clayton Rask (Otsego, Minn.) and T.J. Bordeaux (Tacoma, Wash.) after shooting a 5-under 67 in the first round.

 

Joseph Kinney, Daniel Mazziotta, Justin Hueber, Jason Millard, Ken Looper, Chris Erwin, Andrew Landry, Rich Cochran, Seth Fair, Ryan Brehm, Jesse Hutchins and FSU alum Kyle Cobb are T11 at 4-under par.

 

The NGA Pro Golf Tour is the No. 3 Men’s Professional Golf Tour in the United States after the PGA and Web.com Tours and is the No. 1 recommended developmental tour by more PGA and Web.com Tour Professionals.

 

The NGA has helped hundreds of professionals acquire their PGA TOUR, Euro, Web.com, and Champions Tour cards. In fact, NGA alumni have won an incredible Fifteen (15) “Major” Championships.

 

NGA alumni include: 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson; 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley; 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year and 2003 US Open Champion Jim Furyk; 2009 British Open Champion Stewart Cink; 2009 U.S. Open Champion Lucas Glover; 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson; 2003 PGA Champion Shaun Micheel; 2003 British Open Champion Ben Curtis; two-time U.S. Open Champion Lee Janzen; British Open and PGA Champion John Daly; British Open Champion Tom Lehman; PGA Champion David Toms; 2003 Tour Championship Winner Chad Campbell; 2010 NGA Player of the Year Michael Thompson; 2012 PGA TOUR winners Mark Wilson, George McNeill, Ted Potter Jr., Scott Stallings and Scott Piercy.

 

The NGA Pro Golf Tour, established in 1988, predates the Web.com Tour as the longest running developmental tour in golf. In 2012, the NGA TOUR became the “Official Partner of the 2012 Reno-Tahoe Open” and secured one PGA TOUR and six Web.com Tour event exemptions for its members, the most in developmental golf.

 

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

About the Author:

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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