midcoast athletics

Cole Anderson finishes tied for 22nd in Arkansas tournament

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 10:00pm

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. — Camden teenager Cole Anderson has had a busy few days lately on the golf course. 

After winning the three-day Maine Amateur Championship in Falmouth on July 11, Anderson finished third in a U.S. Amateur Championship qualifying event in York on July 15. 

By finishing third, the 19-year-old Anderson narrowly missed earning his second berth in three years to the U.S. Amateur Championship, though he is the first alternate should a slot open for the North Carolina event. 

Following those two events, Anderson traveled to the southern portion of the country and competed in the 113th Southern Amateur Championship in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he finished tied for 22nd place. 

The Arkansas event was held Wednesday, July 17 through Saturday, July 20. The low 66 players after Thursday’s round made the cut for the final two rounds. 

Anderson finished the opening round tied for 35th place with a score of 71 and even par.

He concluded the second round tied for 37th place with a score of 72 for a two-day total of 143 and one-over-par for the tournament. 

Anderson finished the event’s third round Friday tied for 24th place with a score of 69 for a three-day total of 212 and one-under-par for the tournament. 

He concluded the tournament’s final day Saturday tied for 22nd place with a score of 70 for a four-day total of 282 and two-under-part for the tournament.

After four years of dominating the Maine golf scene, Camden Hills graduate Cole Anderson will be looking to dominate the golf scene in Florida come this fall as a member of the Florida State University (NCAA Division I) golf team. 

Cole Anderson graduated high school in December 2018 and subsequently enrolled at the Tallahassee, Florida-based institution.

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