Bass three-peats in Asheboro City Amateur

JD Bass watches a tee shot on the ninth hole during Sunday’s final round of the Asheboro City Amateur at Pinewood Country Club. (PJ Ward-Brown/Randolph Record)

ASHEBORO – JD Bass took the lead after the first day of the Asheboro City Amateur and led each day to clinch the championship Sunday at Pinewood Country Club.

In winning for the third year in a row, Bass was in control of each of the three courses used.

Bass shot rounds of 67 (Asheboro Municipal Golf Course), 63 (Asheboro Country Club) and 67 for a 16-under 197 total.

That was good for a six-stroke victory on Sam Davidson (69, 65, 69—203), who also was the 2022 runner-up. Third place went to Joshua Spell (68, 69. 67—204), who finished in the same spot last year.

The only other golfer with a sub-70 round was Stephen Spencer, who shot 68 on Friday at Asheboro Municipal Golf Course and ended up tied for fourth place with Rob Elliott at 216.

Bass recorded an eagle in each round. Those came on par-5 holes (No. 7 on Friday, No. 12 on Saturday) the first two days before pulling that off on the par-4 10th hole Sunday.

Flight winners were David Elliott (first flight, 230), Bruce Quigley (second flight, 242), Eric Cox (third flight, 267) and Michael Thompson (super senior, 221). Thompson was a repeat winner in the division.

By Randolph Record