Former Jayhawk Andrew Storm Falls in 100th Kansas Amateur Final
July 27, 2010
HUTCHINSON, Kan. –
Several current and former Jayhawks took part in the 100th Kansas Amateur at Prairie Dunes Golf Club July 19-25. Former Jayhawk Andrew Storm led the way advancing all the way to the Championship match before falling to Charlie Stevens.
Storm fired rounds of 70 and 69 in the stroke play portion of the event prior to beginning his journey to the Championship match. His closet match in the match play tournament prior to reaching the finals was a third-round 1 up victory over Sam Wempe.
Storm fell to Wichita’s Charlie Stevens 4&3 in the final match.
Former Jayhawk Zach Pederson started the event off well with rounds of 73 and 72 to be seeded eighth in the match play tournament. Pederson knocked off Brent Millikan in his opening match before falling to Tyler Cummins in the second round.
Nate Barbee continued to tune up for his senior campaign at the event. Barbee qualified as the 53-seed and won his first round match. In his second round match, he presented eventual champion Charlie Stevens his stiffest test before falling 1 down.
Kansas head coach Kit Grove competed in the event and advanced to the round of 16 after knocking Clarke Fry and Tyler Shelton in his first two matches.
The Jayhawks will begin the 2010-11 season when they travel to Verona, N.Y. to compete in the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate.