Schenk claims medalist honors at North & South Am
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Purdue's Adam Schenk won medalist honors at the North and South Amateur Championship on Thursday at 10 under 203 at Pinehurst Country Club after a final round 4-under 67, three shots clear of the field.
Michael McGowan, the son of Champions Tour player Pat McGowan and grandson of golf legend Peggy Kirk Bell, tied for fourth at 5 under. McGowan will be a senior at North Carolina.
Kent State’s Corey Connors and Duke’s verbal commit Adam Wood were tied for the lead after 36-holes, but finished in a tie for second at 7 under.
Ben Griffin continues his hot streak from last week’s Dogwood Invitational, tied for fourth at 5 under.
The top 16 players advanced to match play. The round of 16 and quarterfinals will be played at Pinehurst No. 2 on Friday, with the semifinals and the championship match decided on Saturday.