Thursday, July 24, 2008

Incoming freshman David Chung finishes 69-68-71-72 to tie for 11th

Incoming freshman David Chung, from North Carolina, completed play at the Porter Cup shooting even par 280 to tie for 11th against an outstanding field of US and international amateurs. David was tied for 7th after his 3rd round 71 left him 7 shots behind the co-leaders against this very strong field.

Chung moved into a tie for 5th place with a 2nd round 68 following up his 69 in the first round at the prestigious Porter Cup amateur event held in Niagara Falls, NY. For complete results click here: Further results in this 4-round medal play tournament will be posted here as they occur.

David was tied for 14th after day one when he shot a solid 1-under 69. The Porter Cup is always one of the nation's top amateur tournaments and this year is no exception.

The Porter Cup website includes a profile of all players including a summary of Chung's outstanding junior career.

According to the Porter Cup website, "over the years, many of today’s top professional players have played here. Past Porter Cup Champions include Phil Mickelson, Scott Verplank, Ben Crenshaw, David Duval and Jay Sigel. Other noteworthy alumni include Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, Adam Scott, Mike Weir, Mark O’Meara, Curtis Strange, Craig Stadler, Lanny Wadkins and many, many others."

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