Berthelot Takes Lead Going Into Final Round of 105th Louisiana Amateur Championship

June 8, 2024 Maili Bartz

Round three results of the Louisiana Golf Association’s 105th Louisiana Amateur Championship held at the Country Club of Louisiana in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday, June 8, 2024.  

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64 players competed in round three of the 105th Louisiana State Amateur.  Tee times began at 7:30 AM off the 1st tee.  The final group finished on time around 3:15 PM.

Baton Rouge, LA – Today, during the third round of the 105th Louisiana Amateur Championship at the Country Club of Louisiana, the relentless Louisiana heat made conditions challenging for the players. Known as “Moving Day,” this round saw significant shifts in the leaderboard standings. Greg Berthelot of Baton Rouge is currently leading the championship after shooting a 69, putting him at 5-under par overall. Berthelot’s impressive performance included five birdies, moving him up one place on the leaderboard since yesterday’s round.

In second place, tied one shot behind, are Tyler Ledet of Lafayette and Patrick Blaum of Covington. Ledet had the standout round of the day, carding a 66 with 5 birdies, an eagle, and a bogey. Blaum followed closely, carding an eagle, four birdies, and four bogeys.

With the top of the leaderboard being so close, any player still has a chance to claim the trophy. The course, combined with the intense heat, created a tough challenge for the players today. The most difficult hole at the Country Club of Louisiana during this championship has been the par 4 hole 8, with an average score of 4.59 and a total of 28 birdies, 168 pars, 89 bogeys, and 42 double bogeys.

About the Louisiana Golf Association (LGA):

The LGA, founded in 1920, is a non-profit organization dedicated solely to serving the game of golf and its membership of approximately 90 Member Clubs and 15,500 individual members.  Over the course of the last quarter-century, the LGA has grown from an organization that simply existed to conduct its statewide amateur championships to a full-service golf association that strives to accomplish its stated mission. 

“To foster the enhancement and expansion of amateur golf through the development of member and information services, the promotion of opportunities for all who want to play, and the protection of the game’s integrity and valued traditions.”

The LGA is an Allied Golf Association (AGA) of the United States Golf Association.  While the LGA provides a myriad peripheral benefits and services to its member clubs and individual members, its core services include Course Measuring and Rating, Championship Administration, Rules of Amateur Status, and Rules of Golf.

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