Jan. 6, 2003
COLUMBIA, S.C.- Two members of the South Carolina men’s golf team have been competing in the 72nd Annual Dixie Amateur Golf Championship at the Palm-Aire Country Club in Pompano Beach, Fla.
Alex Hamilton and Jonathan Jackson finished in the top twelve after three rounds of stroke play. They qualified to compete in the match play tournament on Sunday.
Jonathan Jackson was defeated in the first round of the match play tournament by Steven Reed. Alex Hamilton defeated Bill Sharpe in the first round and then Randy Lowry in the second round to advance to Monday’s semifinals. In the semifinals Hamilton was defeated by Derek Lamely.
The Gamecocks will open the 2003 season February 10, at the Compaq/Tulane Intercollegiate in New Orleans, La.