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SHGA update: Swafford-English team up at Zurich Classic

Final results for Scott Hamilton Golf Academy players for tour events ending Sunday, April 30.

Hudson Swafford and Harris English (photos) teamed up for the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic of New Orleans this past week and were the top finishers among SHGA players, tying for 32nd place.

Each week, Bartow Sports Zone tracks the professional golfers on tour affiliated with Cartersville Country Club's Scott Hamilton Golf Academy ( and teaching professional Mike Granato (

Both Hamilton and Granato are affiliated professionals with Athletic Motion Golf. (

Scott Hamilton is the long time Director of Golf at Cartersville Country Club and is teacher/advisor/instructor to many prominent golf professionals competing on the PGA Tour, PGA Champions Tour, Tour, LPGA Tour, and more. Mike Granato is a local golf instructor who also works with many of Hamilton's clients.


Zurich Classic of New Orleans

April 27-30 — Avondale, LA

TPC Louisiana — Four-Ball / Best-Ball

Winners: Jonas Blixt / Cameron Smith (-27) won in playoff over Kevin Kisner / Scott Brown

Scott Hamilton Golf Academy Players

T32 — Hudson Swafford / Harris English (-13)

MC — Russell Henley / Blaine Barber (-6)

MC — Scott Stallings / Roberto Castro (-4)

MC — Chris Kirk / Brendon Todd (-3)

MC — Steven Bowditch / Boo Weekley (-3)

Next Event: Wells Fargo Championship - Wilmington, NC - Eagle Point GC; May 4-7


Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge

Ridgedale, MO — April 21-23

Winners: Fred Couples / Jay Haas (-12)

SHGA player:

Joe Durant partnered with Billy Andrade to finish 9-under-par and tie for 16th at the Bass Pro Shops Legends tournament won by Fred Couples and Jay Haas.

Next: Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands CC, The Woodlands, TX; May 5-7


United Leasing & Finance Championship

Victoria National GC

Winner: D.H. Lee (-6)

SHGA players:

5th — Kyle Thompson (Even) (photo)

MC — Casey Wittenberg

Next: Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship Corales Golf Club, Punta Cana, DOM - May 4-7


Volunteers of America Texas Shootout Irving, TX - April 27-30

Winner: Haru Nomura (-3)

Scott Hamilton Golf Academy Player

52nd — Brooke Pancake — 73-68-75-82 (+14) -- (photo right)

Next event: Lorena Ochoa Match Play - Mexico City, Mexico May 4-7

Next stroke play event: Kingsmill Championship - Williamsburg, VA May 18-21

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