Asheboro’s Davidson places 13th in N.C. Amateur

DURHAM – Sam Davidson of Asheboro tied for 13th place in the North Carolina Amateur, which wrapped up Sunday at Croasdaile Country Club.

Davidson, who tied for the runner-up spot in the tournament last year, finished at 2-under par 282 after rounds of 71, 72, 69 and 70 across four days.

The champion was Oak Island’s Walker Isley, who won by a tournament-record 15 shots.

Isley, a UNC Wilmington golfer, finished at 25-under 259 following rounds of 70, 63, 64 and 62. Cary’s Hampton Roberts was second at 10 under.

Archdale’s Joshua Spell, who a week earlier won the Asheboro City Amateur for the first time, missed the cut by three shots. He posted scores of 72 and 77.

Gary Pugh of Asheboro attempted to make the field for the North Carolina Amateur in a May 21 qualifier at Holly Ridge Golf Links, but he didn’t advance with a 7-over 79.

By Randolph Record