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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
DANIELS, W.Va. -- Four Timesland players failed to qualify for the last four spots in the final qualifier for this week's Greenbrier Classic held Monday at the Glade Spring Resort's Cobb Course.
Pearisburg's Hampton Ballard, a former Radford University standout, led the area quartet with a 3-under-par 68 to tie for 11th in the 84-player field. Troutville's Scott Griffin tied for 32nd at 70. Salem's Fielding Brewbaker tied for 42nd at 71 and Blacksburg's Lanto Griffin tied for 65th at 75.
Daniel Obremiski, of Irwin, Pa., won the qualifier with a 62. Ryan Zylstra of Glen Allen was second at 64, with Rhode Island native Brad Adamonis and Flordian Ray Blaum shot 65 to take the final two spots in the Classic's 156-player field.
Former Virginia Tech standout Drew Weaver shot 66 and missed the playoff for the final two spots by a shot. The PGA Tour event runs Thursday through Sunday at the TPC Old White Course in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Garrett Sweeney, a recent Salem High School graduate who was a main cog on the Spartans' Group AA title team last fall, will represent the First Tee of Roanoke Valley First Tee chapter in today's Youth Day festivities.
Sweeney, who is headed to Lafayette this fall, will participate in the junior clinic at 1:30 p.m. on the first fairway of the resort's Meadows Course and then compete in the 3 p.m. four-hole First Tee Scramble event in which PGA Tour pros with the quartet of First Tee participants.
Spots open for Roanoke Valley Match Play championship
There are spots remaining in the field for the 2013 Roanoke Valley Match Play championship, which will be contested July 12-14 at Blue Hills. The tournament will be a VSGA points event for the Open Division. Registration for all age divisions will be open to all residents of Virginia who hold amateur status and have an established USGA Handicap. Divisions include: Open (54 and under); Senior (55-64); Masters (65 and over); and Grand Master (70 and over). Entry fee $125. For more information, call Sam Hodges at (540) 204-7105.
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