WOAY – The third round of the 99th West Virginia Amateur Championship was played Wednesday, with golfers returning to the Greenbrier’s Meadows course.
After three players broke par on Monday & Tuesday combined, eight golfers posted subpar rounds, including Nick Dent of White Sulphur Springs, who holds the lowest round of the week so far at 66. He is third at +4 through 54 holes, and will be in the final group Thursday.
Defending champion Sam O’Dell, who was the second round leader at -1, posted an even-par third round of 70 to maintain the lead, with 13-time champion Pat Carter staying second at +1 after shooting 67 on Wednesday.
The final round Thursday will be played on the Old White TPC course. Tee times begin at 8:00 AM, with the final group (Dent, Carter, O’Dell) scheduled to tee off at 10:33 AM
Top 5 overall after 54 holes:
1. Sam O’Dell (Hurricane): -1
2. Pat Carter (Hurricane): +1
3. Nick Dent (White Sulphur Springs): +4
4. Nick Biesecker (Charleston): +5
5. Mark Johnson (Morgantown): +6
Standings for area players after 54 holes:
3. Nick Dent: +4
T11. Isaiah Zaccheo (Beckley): +10
T19. Patrick Smith (Beckley): +14
T23. Walker Dent (White Sulphur Springs): +16
T27. Brett Laxton (Pineville): +18
T30. Landon Perry (Shady Spring): +19
T30. Jeff McGraw (Princeton): +19
T30. Tyler Hillyer (Princeton): +19
T45. Derek Brooks (Mullens): +26