Tennessee product Bryce Lewis holds on to win Sunnehanna Amateur

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Saturday, June 18, 2022 | 8:43 PM


Bryce Lewis didn’t play his best round Saturday at the 69th annual Sunnehanna Amateur, but it was good enough to capture the title.

The University of Tennessee product shot a 5-over-par 75 during the final round at Sunnehanna Country Club in Westmont near Johnstown, and he barely held on for a one-shot victory finishing the 72-hole tournament with a 5-under 275.

He edged out Kelly Chinn and Maxwell Ford, who each shot a 4-under 276.

Greensburg native Mark Goetz, who is turning pro after the event, finished tied for fourth with four others at 3-under 277. Goetz shot a 1-under 69 during the final round.

Murrysville’s Palmer Jackson was 4-over on the final three holes and finished tied for 13th with a four-round total of 1-over 281.

Pittsburgh’s Nathan Smith tied for 51st at 7-over 287. Smith, the 2025 Curtis Cup captain, won the tournament in 2011.

Paul Schofield is a TribLive reporter covering high school and college sports and local golf. He joined the Trib in 1995 after spending 15 years at the Daily Courier in Connellsville, where he served as sports editor for 14 years. He can be reached at pschofield@triblive.com.

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