Caleb Sturgeon Finishes Tied for Third at SCGA Amateur Championship

Gamecock senior turned in 54-hole total of 210 (-5)

PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC August 3, 2014 — South Carolina senior Caleb Sturgeon finished tied for third at the 83rd South Carolina Golf Association Amateur Championship on Sunday at The Reserve Golf Club.

Caleb Sturgeon - SC Gamecocks men's golf

Caleb Sturgeon
South Carolina Gamecocks men’s golf

The final round of the championship was canceled due to unplayable course conditions. A native of Laurens, S.C., Sturgeon finished the weekend with a 54-hole total of 210 (-5) after shooting rounds of 71, 70 and 69 on the first three days. Andrew Novak of Mount Pleasant, S.C., won the championship with a total of 207 (-8).

South Carolina junior Will Starke finished just outside the top 20, tying for 21st with a total of 218 (+3). He carded rounds of 76, 73 and 69. Incoming Gamecock freshman Keenan Huskey tied for 42nd with a total of 225 (+10), shooting rounds of 74, 79 and 72.

Sturgeon will be back in action at the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship on Aug. 11-17 at The Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga. He will be joined by fellow Gamecocks Will Murphy and Matt NeSmith.