Ehlert finishes sixth, top amateur at Carolinas Open

UNCGSpartans.com 05-10-2012
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BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – Several past and present UNCG golfers turned in solid performances at the 88th Carolinas Open, which wrapped up play Thursday. Alex Ehlert, who just completed his freshman year for the Spartans, was the top amateur in the field with and tied for sixth overall. The tournament was played at Bryan Park's Champions Course.

Ehlert fired a 4-under 209 (70-71-68) for the tournament, and his third-round 68 was the second-lowest round Thursday. He was the top finisher amongst 60 amateurs in the field and finished seven strokes back of winner Aaron Black.

Former Spartan player and assistant coach J.D. Bass tied for fourth. Bass, who played at UNCG from 2003-07 and was an assistant under coach Terrance Stewart for the 2007-08 season, shot a 5-under 208 (71-67-70). Bass' 67 on Wednesday was the second-lowest round of the day, trailing only Black's 65.

Former Spartan Drew Younts, who played at UNCG from 2006-010, tied for 10th, shooting a 3-under 210 (71-71-68). He was tied with Ehlert for Thursday's second-lowest round.

Matt Younts, a rising senior for UNCG, also made the cut, shooting an 11-over 224 (75-70-79) to tie for 62nd place.

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