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SHGA update: Kirk ties for 12th at The Players

Final results for Scott Hamilton Golf Academy players for tour events ending last Sunday, May 14.

Chris Kirk was the top SHGA competitor at The Players in Ponte Vedra Beach last week. He finished tied for 12th with rounds of 74-72-69-71.

Two other players from the SHGA stable -- Aaron Baddeley and Boo Weekley -- also made the final cut at The Players.

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.



The Players May 11-14, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Winner: Si Woo Kim (10-under par)

SHGA players

T12 — Chris Kirk (-2)

T41 — Aaron Baddeley (+3)

T48 — Boo Weekley (+4)

MDF — Ben Crane (+8)

MC — Hudson Swafford

MC — Matt Every

NEXT: AT&T Byron Nelson, May 18-21, TPC Four Seasons Resort, Irving, TX


Insperity Invitational

The Woodlands, TX

May 5-7 — The Woodlands CC

Winner: John Daly (-14)

SHGA player:

T34 — Joe Durant (-2)

Next: May 18-21 — Regions Traditions - Birmingham, AL - Greystone G&CC


Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship

Punta Cana, DOM

May 4-7 — Corales Golf Club

Winner: Nate Lashley (-20)

SHGA players:

MC — Casey Wittenberg (-4)

MC — Kyle Thompson (-4)

Next: May 18-21 - BMW Charity Pro-Am by SYNNEX - Greer, SC - Thornblade Club


Volunteers of America Texas Shootout

Irving, TX - April 27-30

Winner: Haru Nomura (-3)

SHGA Player

Brooke Pancake — placed 52nd at her most recent event, Volunteers of America Texas Shootout.

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

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