Lundin, Bartlett win SDGA Amateur titles

Andrew Holtan/Register: Above, Pierre’s Katie Bartlett pitches onto the ninth green during the final round of the SDGA Women’s Amateur Championship on Sunday at Brookings Country Club. She won by two strokes with a 13-over 229 total. Below, Sioux Falls’ Jack Lundin rolls in a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the SDGA Men’s Amateur Championship on Sunday at Brookings Country Club. He won by two strokes with a 7-under 209 total.

BROOKINGS – Jack Lundin fired a pair of 68s over the weekend at Brookings Country Club to win the SDGA Men’s Amateur Championship by two strokes with a 7-under-par 209 total.

At 18 years old, Lundin became the youngest player of all-time to win the Amateur.

The senior at Sioux Falls Roosevelt turned in 34 on Sunday and then sealed the deal with birdies on No. 17 and 18.

He made an eagle and 14 birdies – 12 of which came on the weekend – in the tourney.

Mitchell’s Russell Pick (69-70) was second at 5-under 211.

Sioux Falls’ Will Grevlos (70-73) finished third with a 4-under 212 total. He was 6-under for the tourney before making a double-bogey at the 11th and a bogey on the 12th.

Jake Steen led the Brookings golfers, shooting 74-72 over the weekend for a 54-hole total of 6-over 222 – putting him in a tie for 12th. Scott Holm (72-76) tied for 14th at 223.

Women

Pierre’s Katie Bartlett shot 77-77 over the weekend to post a two-shot victory in the SDGA Women’s Amateur Championship at Brookings Country Club.

The South Dakota senior finished with a 54-hole score of 13-over 229. She also won the Two-Woman and was runner-up in the Match Play this summer.

Sioux Falls native Maggie Murphy, an assistant coach for the Jackrabbits and three-time SDGA winner, shot 79 on Saturday and made a run on Sunday, carding a tournament-best even-par 72.

She struggled on the back nine in the first two rounds – shooting 43 and 44 – but fired 34 on Sunday to open her round. She posted a 38 on the front, bogeying Nos. 1 and 6 while sandwiching birdies at Nos. 3 and 5 around a double-bogey at the fourth.

Murphy won the Match Play earlier this year.

SDSU sophomore Lani Potter (80-77), of Boulder City, Nevada, was third at 232.

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