HHH teacher White finishes second at SC Mid-Am

info@islandpacket.comOctober 8, 2012 

With a final-round of 68 and a three-day score of 14-under-par 202, Todd Hendley is the 2012 SCGA Mid-Amateur Champion, holding off Hilton Head Island High history teacher Todd White on Sunday at the par-72, 6,444-yard Forest Lake Club in Columbia.

Starting the day with a two-shot lead, the 54-year-old Thornblade member birdied the first hole and never looked back, completing the day with four birdies, an eagle and two bogeys en route to his first SCGA major championship title.

At one point, Hendley had worked his lead up to five shots after making eagle on the par-5 13th hole. A flurry of birdies by White wasn't enough to catch the seasoned veteran. White finished the event at 10-under-par 204.

Former champion Steve Liebler finished tied for third at 209 along with Robert Godfrey and Chris Mitchell.

Bluffton's Justin Hoft tied for sixth at 72-70-71--213, while Bluffton's Jeff Wong tied for 11th at 75-71-70--216.

SCGA MID-AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday at Forest Lake Club, Columbia; par 72, 6,444 yards

1. Todd Hendley (Greer) 69-65-68--202

2. Todd White (Bluffton) 67-69-68--204

T3. Robert Godfrey (Anderson) 71-73-65--209

T3. Steve Liebler (Irmo) 69-70-70--209

T3. Chris Mitchell (Prosperity) 67-72-70--209

T6. Justin Hoft (Bluffton) 72-70-71--213

T6. Brent Roof (Columbia) 74-69-70--213

T8. Jeff Pope (N. Augusta) 72-71-72--215

T8. Casey Smith (Abbeville) 71-70-74--215

T8. Josh Branyon (Honea Path) 74-69-72--215

T11. Jeff Wong (Bluffton) 75-71-70--216

T11. William Hall (Fort Mill) 73-67-76--216

T11. Tom Kennaday (Columbia) 67-70-79--216

T11. Eddie Hargett (Blythewood) 70-72-74--216

T15, David Sligh (Conway) 68-72-78--218

T15. Marcus Byler (Hilton Head) 74-70-74--218

T15. Jonathan Mathias (Columbia) 70-73-75--218

T15. Walter Todd (Laurens) 71-73-74--218

T15. Ron Schroder (Aiken) 70-76-72--218

T20. Rob Simmons (Beaufort) 76-73-71--220

T20. Doug Edwards (Easley) 71-71-78--220 T20. Jason Woodard (Greer) 71-75-74--220 T20. Geno Berchiatti (Greenville) 71-75-74--220 T20. Kevin Sheriff (Seneca) 69-74-77--220

Also

Pascale, Gerry (Hilton Head) 74-78-77--229

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