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Anania All Day

June 13, 2014

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(White Sulphur Springs) It’s been a great couple of weeks for Brian Anania. The Marshall University graduate started off his 2014 championship season with a victory at the State Four-Ball Championship with partner Chris Williams just a few short weeks ago. Now, after finishing runner-up in last year’s Amateur Championship, Anania finds himself hoisting up the coveted Greenbrier trophy as the 95th West Virginia Amateur Champion as well as staring at an exemption into this year’s Greenbrier Classic. In what was a back and forth day atop the leaderboard, Anania’s steady play paid off as he was able to hold on to a two-stroke victory over Pineville’s Evan Muscari. After yet another gorgeous day at The Greenbrier Resort, The Old White, TPC once again challenged players as it held players to a final round scoring average of 75.1.

Brian Anania entered today’s final round with a two-stroke lead over Bridgeport’s Woody Woodward. After making a bogey on the par-3 third hole, Anania erased it with a birdie on the following. He added to his birdie total after carding a birdie, three, on the par-4 ninth and added another on the par-5, twelfth. His closing round of even par, 70, included three bogeys and three birdies and was all that was needed to secure the title of West Virginia Amateur champion. Evan Muscari of Pineville found himself taking runner-up honors after posting a final round, 69, giving him a tournament total of three over-par, 283. Muscari, who recently took medalist honors at U.S. Open Local Qualifying, has also had a great month of tournament play but came up just short in his bid for the Amateur Title. Rounding out the top three was Wake Forest sophomore, Woody Woodward. Woodward started his final round on The Old White, TPC finding birdies in a hurry. His opening nine, 32, included three birdies and just one lone bogey which put him in a tie for the lead heading for the stretch. Unfortunately, a costly double-bogey on the thirteenth hole halted his momentum and Woodward found himself struggling to catch Anania during the final holes. Woodward’s final round of 72 gave him a three day total of 285, good enough for solo third. In a tie for fourth was Tad Tamblin of Alum Creek and defending Amateur champion, Sam O’Dell, of Hurricane. Both players finished with tournament totals of seven over-par, 287.

Anania, with this victory, now finds himself receiving a special exemption into The Greenbrier Classic which is scheduled to be held July 3-6 at The Greenbrier Resort. This incredible opportunity is The Greenbrier Classic and Tournament Chairmen (Mr. Justice) commitment to amateur golf in the state of West Virginia. For more information on the 95th West Virginia Amateur please visit us online at www.wvga.org and see results below.


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