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Crane's top 10 in Memphis leads Scott Hamilton Golf Academy players

Final results for Scott Hamilton Golf Academy players for tour events ending last Sunday, June 11.

Ben Crane was the top SHGA player on the PGA Tour this past week with a 6-under-par tie for 10th at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis. He was tied for the lead through three rounds, but slid down the leaderboard a bit on Sunday with a 3-over-par final round.

Matt Every of SHGA was tied for the lead after Thursday's opening round and slipped off the pace in the middle rounds before a rally again on Sunday with a 3-under-par final round to tie for 27th overall.

Scott Stallings and Chris Kirk made the 36-hole cut although Kirk did not qualify for Sunday's round. Daniel Berger won the event for the second straight year.

Joe Durant, SHGA's player on the senior circuit, tied for 13th at the PGA Champions Tour event in Des Moines, Iowa. He fired a 2-under-par final round on Sunday to finish 7-under-par overall.

On the Tour, SHGA player Chris Wilson shot 4-under-par on Sunday's final round at the Rust-Oleum Championship in Illinois to tie for 17th.

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.



FedEx St. Jude Classic

TPC Southwind

Winner: Daniel Berger (-10)

Scott Hamilton Golf Academy Players:

T10 — Ben Crane (-6)

T27 — Matt Every (-3)

T37 — Scott Stallings (-1)

MDF — Chris Kirk (+3)

CUT — Boo Weekley (+2)

CUT — Hudson Swafford (+2)

CUT — Steven Bowditch (+8)

CUT — Bobby Wyatt (+11)

This Week: June 15-18 — U.S. Open — Erin, WI — Erin HIlls Golf Club


Principal Charity Classic

Wakonda Club, Des Moines, IA

Winner: Brandt Jobe (-14)

Scott Hamilton Golf Academy Player:

T13 — Joe Durant (-7)

Next Event: June 23-25 — American Family Insurance Championship — Madison, WI, University Ridge Golf Club


Rust-Oleum Championship

Ivanhoe Club -- Ivanhoe, IL

Winner: Stepehn Jaeger (-14)

Scott Hamilton Golf Academy Players:

T17 — Chris Wilson (-4) -- photo

T22 — Kyle Thompson (-3)

T42 — Matt Atkins (Even)

CUT — Corey Whitsett

CUT — Casey Wittenberg

This Week: June 15-18 — Air Capital Classic — Wichita, KS — Crestview Country Club


Brooke Pancake, SHGA's representative on the LPGA Tour, did not play in the Manulife LPGA Classic in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada last weekend. That tournament was won by Ariya Jutanugarn.

This Week: June 15-18 — Meijer LPGA Classic — Grand Rapids, MI

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