Hirschman wins Southeastern Am in 2-hole playoff

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Hirschman wins Southeastern Am in 2-hole playoff

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Hirschman wins Southeastern Am in 2-hole playoff

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COLUMBUS, Ga. – Grant Hirschman defeated Shad Tuten in a two-hole playoff to win the 85th Southeastern Amateur.

Hirschman, an Oklahoma signee, and Tuten, who plays at Armstrong, both finished at 10-under after 72 holes at the Country Club of Columbus.

Tuten led overnight but Hirschman, who led earlier in the event, shot a final-round 1-under 70 to storm back and force the playoff with Tuten. Tuten shot 72 on Saturday.

Hirschman carded rounds of 69-66-69-70 during his victorious effort.

David Cooke, John Jonas and Cody Proveaux all finished tied for third place at 9-under. Cooke, who plays at Purdue, fired a 65 in the final round to surge towards the top of leaderboard.

Defending champion Seth Reeves of Georgia Tech fired rounds of 72-68-68-69 to finish alone in sixth place.

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