Stanger shoots 66 to claim 110th Southern Am crown

University of Virginia senior Jimmy Stanger fired a final round of 6-under 66 Sunday for a tourney total of 12-under to win the 110th Southern Amateur at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club.

Stanger entered Sunday trailing Lloyd Jefferson Go by three strokes. His 66 was good enough to edge Oklahoma State sophomore Zach Bauchou by one shot.

The All-ACC selection opened play Sunday with his first birdie of the day on the second hole, and he made eagle on the par-5 4th. He went on to birdie Nos. 7, 8 and 11 before making his lone bogey of the day on the 14th.

A birdie on No. 18 for Bauchou lifted him into second place, while Go finished 10-under and in third place after shooting 1-under 70 in the final final round.

Defending champion Taylor Funk of Texas led after each of the first two rounds before finishing 9-under and alone in fourth.

Photo courtesy of UVA Athletics

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