Hurricane Matthew exited the Carolinas in time for the SCGA to finish the 35th edition of the Mid-Amateur Championship at the Country Club of Lexington. Chris Eassy of Greer captured the crown for his first individual SCGA Championship after posting rounds of 67-71 for a total of six under 138.

35th Mid-Amateur ChampionshipCountry Club of Lexington Lexington, SCOctober 7 & 9, 2016Three Way Tie Atop SCGA Mid- Am Leaderboard Despite Hurricane Matthew bearing down on the Midlands of South Carolina, the first round of the SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship was completed at the Country Club of Lexington with three players tied for the lead at five

YearPlayerScoreSite2016Chris Eassy138^^CC of Lexington2015Todd Hendley136^^Green Valley CC2014Robert Dargan220Mugrove Mill GC2013Lee Palms207Old Field GC2012Todd Hendley202Forest Lake Club2011Josh Branyon214The Patroit @ Grand Harbor2010Steve Liebler208C.C. of Spartanburg2009Marcus Grumbles203Greenville C.C.-Riverside2008Jarrett Grimes203Camden C.C.2007Sammy Truett210DeBordieu Club2006Steve Liebler209*Green Valley C.C.2005Walter Todd133**Greenwood C.C.2004Todd White199Oldfield G.C.2003Lee Palms214Musgrove Mill 2002Kevin Driggers213C.C. of SC2001Robert Dargan207Spring Valley C.C.2000Mark Thaxton216Carolina C.C.1999Mark Thaxton208Greenwood C.C.1998Kevin King214Seabrook-Ocean Winds1997Bert Atkinson202Florence C.C.1996Terry Ezell217Windermere Club1995Bill

Todd Hendley of Greer came away victorious at the 34th Annual SCGA Mid-Amateur Championship at Green Valley Country Club with a final round 69 for a tournament total of 8 under par 136. Two time SCGA Mid-Amateur Champion Lee Palms of Greenville finished four strokes behind Hendley after a final round 71 to claim second

Branyon Claims First Major Josh Branyon made up a two shot deficit with a final round of 71 for a two under par 214 score and a one shot victory in the SCGA’s Mid Amateur Championship. Playing in the next to last group, the 32 year old Honea Path native remained steady on a day