Willis Retains Lead In Tennessee State Open

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

NASHVILLE -- Garrett Willis retained his lead here Wednesday in the Tennessee State Open at the GaylorD Springs Golf Links.

Willis added a 69 to the 66 he shot on Tuesday and took a 2-sshot lead over Brentwood's Brendon Cabalero and Murfreesboro's Jason Millard.

Former UTC standouts Bryce Ledford and Derek Rende stand at tied for ninth and tied for 15th.

The tournament concludes Thursday.

RESULTS:

 

ghintpp.com/tga/TPPOnlineScoring/images/add.gif" itemid="9806"> 1 Willis, Garrett 10:50 am Tee: 1 -7 66 69
T2 Millard, Jason 10:50 am Tee: 1 -5 67 70
T2 Caballero, Brendon 10:50 am Tee: 1 -5 71 66
4 Kok, Johan 10:40 am Tee: 1 -4 70 68
5 Smith, Craig 10:40 am Tee: 1 -3 73 66
T6 Taylor, Harry 10:40 am Tee: 1 -2 72 68
T6 Sliger, Peyton 10:30 am Tee: 1 -2 70 70
T6 Lawson, Joshua 10:30 am Tee: 1 -2 70 70
T9 Farmer, Blanton 10:10 am Tee: 1 -1 70 71
T9 Olsen, Zachary 10:30 am Tee: 1 -1 72 69
T9 Leaver, Grant 10:20 am Tee: 1 -1 71 70
T9 Ledford, Bryce 10:20 am Tee: 1 -1 72 69
T9 Carroll, Ben 10:20 am Tee: 1 -1 71 70
T9 Crouch, Stoney 10:10 am Tee: 1 -1 70 71
T15 Rende, Derek 9:50 am Tee: 1 Even 69 73
T15 Melson, Jared 9:50 am Tee: 1 Even 70 72
T15 Burgan, Todd 10:00 am Tee: 1 Even 73 69
T15 Cooper, Matt 10:00 am Tee: 1 Even 73 69
T15 Roberson, Caleb 10:10 am Tee: 1 Even 73 69
T15 Hudson, Glenn 10:00 am Tee: 1 Even 71 71
T21 Richardson, Hunter 9:40 am Tee: 1 +1 72 71
T21 Heinrich, Casey 9:40 am Tee: 1 +1 72 71
T21 Chung, Sydney 9:50 am Tee: 1 +1 72 71
T24 Metzger, Justin 9:10 am Tee: 1 +2 71 73
T24 Patterson, Brett 9:20 am Tee: 1 +2 72 72
T24 Masters, Scott 9:00 am Tee: 1 +2 69 75
T24 Hudson, Bobby 9:20 am Tee: 1 +2 72 72
T24 Reeves, Ben 9:10 am Tee: 1 +2 72 72
T24 Garretson, Nick 9:10 am Tee: 1 +2 70 74
T24 Chapman, Walt 9:20 am Tee: 1 +2 73 71
T24 Stepp, James 9:30 am Tee: 1 +2 73 71
T24 Tarpley, Trey 9:30 am Tee: 1 +2 74 70
T24 Davis, Tanner 9:40 am Tee: 1 +2 76 68
T24 Smith, Jack 9:30 am Tee: 1 +2 73 71
T35 Armstrong, Lucas 8:40 am Tee: 1 +3 71 74
T35 Keoninh, Lexus 8:40 am Tee: 1 +3 70 75
T35 Snell, Kevin 9:00 am Tee: 1 +3 77 68
T35 Burgin, Kelvin 8:40 am Tee: 1 +3 69 76
T35 McAfee, Alan 8:50 am Tee: 1 +3 73 72
T35 Fly, Jonathan 8:50 am Tee: 1 +3 73 72
T35 Rebne, Richard 8:50 am Tee: 1 +3 74 71
T35 Chuipek, Drew 9:00 am Tee: 1 +3 76 69
T43 Personett Jr, Loren 8:10 am Tee: 1 +4 71 75
T43 Reasor, Craig 8:20 am Tee: 1 +4 74 72
T43 Tyner, John Luke 8:10 am Tee: 1 +4 73 73
T43 Healey, Dylan 8:20 am Tee: 1 +4 74 72
T43 Farrar, Tyler 8:30 am Tee: 1 +4 75 71
T43 Shanks, Adam 8:30 am Tee: 1 +4 75 71
T43 Coley, Josh 8:00 am Tee: 1 +4 71 75
T43 Denman, Payne 8:30 am Tee: 1 +4 74 72
T43 Vidrine, Keoni 8:10 am Tee: 1 +4 71 75
T43 Sherry, Christopher 8:20 am Tee: 1 +4 74 72
T53 Daugherty, Grant 7:50 am Tee: 1 +5 74 73
T53 Thornton, Ryan 7:40 am Tee: 1 +5 73 74
T53 Dix, Peyton 8:00 am Tee: 1 +5 76 71
T53 Womble, Travis 7:50 am Tee: 1 +5 74 73
T53 Helton, Randy 8:00 am Tee: 1 +5 77 70
T53 Lee, Kevin 7:50 am Tee: 1 +5 74 73
T53 Rand, Patrick 7:30 am Tee: 1 +5 71 76
T53 Cox IV, Carlson 7:40 am Tee: 1 +5 72 75
T53 Flenniken, Casey 7:40 am Tee: 1 +5 73 74
T53 Bedwell, Sam 7:30 am Tee: 1 +5 71 76

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