Clyburn finishes T21 at the L&J Golf Georgia Open
R.B. Clyburn of Cartersville tied for 21st place August 4-7 at the L&J Golf Georgia Open hosted at the 7,039-yard, par-72 Jennings Mill Country Club in Watkinsville. Former Tour player Austin Morrison of St. Simons Island played consistent golf over the final 18-holes firing a 2-under par 70 to finish the championship at 13-under par 275 and claim the title. With the two-stroke victory, Morrison took home the winner’s check of $8,000.
Alone in second at 11-under par 277, was Ryan Elmore of Dunwoody after a final round 2-under par 70. Elmore was able to pull even with Morrison on the par-4 7th hole after Morrison made a double bogey. Morrison proceeded to make birdie on the par-3 8th to regain the lead for good.
Tied for 3rd at 9-under par 279 was Low Amateur Jackson Buchanan of Dacula and the low PGA Professional, Ted Moon of Lilburn. Moon had a hole-in-one on the 205-yard 8th hole. Rounding out the top 5 were mini tour professionals Stanton Schorr of Columbus and Dykes Harbin of Augusta finishing at 7-under par 281. Defending Champion Matt Nagy also finished in a tie for 21st at 4-over par 292. Clyburn tied for sixth among all amateur players in the tournament. His 4-over-par finish included rounds of 72-78-72-70. Jackson Buchanan of Dacula was low amateur finishing the 72-hole event at 9-under-par.