Stewart Hagestad made bogeys on three of his last six holes on Berkeley Hall Club’s South Course, limping in with a 3-over-par 75 and allowing Georgia’s Spencer Ralston to claim an unlikely victory in the 20th annual Players Amateur.
The young guns keep firing birdies, but they can’t make up much ground on Stewart Hagestad.
Stewart Hagestad acknowledges that his post-round interviews these days sound like a broken record as he extolls the virtues of the “kids” who share the leaderboard with him at top amateur golf events.
Stewart Hagestad has fond memories of the three years he spent in the Lowcountry a decade ago. And his return visit is shaping up to be pretty memorable, too.
A field of 81 of the world’s top amateur golfers will tee it up at Berkeley Hall Club this week for the 20th annual Players Amateur, which begins at 7:30 a.m. Thursday.