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Gordon Sargent Wins Back-to-Back at 105th Alabama State Amateur Championship

Gordon Sargent of Birmingham defended his title to claim victory as the 105th Alabama State...
Gordon Sargent of Birmingham defended his title to claim victory as the 105th Alabama State Amateur Champion.(WBRC)
Updated: Jun. 12, 2021 at 11:33 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Gordon Sargent of Birmingham defended his title to claim victory as the 105th Alabama State Amateur Champion. He finished Round Three with an impressive nine-under-par 62 to sit atop the leaderboard.

Prior to advancing to the Final Round at Pine Tree Country Club, he held a 5-stroke lead. Sargent secured his back-to-back title, finishing Round Four at even-par 71. Overall, Sargent fired 17-under 267.

“I was looking forward to the task of defending this week,” Sargent says. “I ended up making 10 birdies this afternoon when my putter got hot. That was a pretty good feeling. I can’t thank the AGA enough for what they’ve done. It’s pretty special to have my name on the trophy twice, especially when the field was so great.”

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