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Monday, July 26, 2010
Former Savannah Area Prep Golfer’s Successful over the Past Weekend
Former Savannah area prep and collegiate standout golfers, Mark Silvers and Brian Harman had a great deal of success this past weekend on the golf links. Both golfers are playing in tournaments with the aspirations of making it to the Professional Golfers Association qualifying school, which also is a series of qualifying tournaments. The top 25 golfers in the final round of qualifying school earn a PGA tour card and the privileges to compete on the PGA Tour the following season.
Mark Silvers (Savannah Country Day School) from the University of South Carolina shot a 201, which was 15 under par to win the National Golf Associations (NGA) Hooters Carolina Series tournament at the Black Bear Country Club on Friday. One week prior to the Black Bear Tournament, Silvers won the Legend Parkland Tournamnet which is also part of the NGA Carolina Series in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Brian Harmon (Savannah Christian Preparatory School) from the University of Georgia finished his 10th e-Golf series tournament at the Forest Oaks Classic in High Point North Carolina. His four round total of 273, which was 15 under par, tied him for 1Oth place. This season Brain has finished in the top 10 seven times. His best finish was 2nd at The Championship at St. James Plantation Flounders Club in Southport, North Carolina on Apr 10. Brain shot a 281 that was seven under par and one stroke behind the winner.