Results of the 2021 KHSAA Men’s State Golf Championships
Matthew Troutman, a Christian Academy-Louisville senior, shot a 5 under par 139 at Bowling Green Country Club this weekend to win the individual title of the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Championships and assist the Centurions to win the team crown. also.
Troutman posted a 1 under par 71 on Saturday with four birdies, three bogeys and 11 pars to extend his lead over a field of 105 golfers after the cups on day one. He held a one-shot lead over Madison Central’s Warren Thomis heading into the final round after shooting a 68 on Friday.
Thomis finished the tournament in a tie for second place.
Four golfers finished Friday’s first round under par and four golfers finished Saturday’s round under par, but Troutman was the only under par golfer on both days as his closest competitors faded.
The Centurions (+21) won the tag team title in one fell swoop over Madison Central (+22) with Greenwood (+34) far in third place.
Troutman (-5) combined with teammates Brady Smith (+5), Lucas Bishcoff (+7) and Will Judd (+14) for the team total with golfer Gamdin Farmer’s (+26) scoring fifth scoring dismissed for the Centurions.
The victories marked the first individual and team golf titles for the Christian Academy-Louisville program.
Clay Pendergrass (+2) of Madison Central tied for third, giving the Indians two of the top five golfers. Gavin McKune (+7) tied for 19th, Cooper Eberle (+20) tied for 63rd and Hayden Wasch (+21) tied for 66th.
Among the individual qualifiers, Lexington Christian had three golfers: McKean Collins (+6) tied for 15th, Luke Barrett (+12) tied for 34th and Gray Goff (+14) tied for 45th. Bradford Lacefield of Woodford County and Alex Bennett of Great Crossing (+13) are tied for 39th.
1. Christian Academy-Louisville (+21); 2. Madison Central (+22); 3. Green wood (+36); 4. Ryle (+64); 5. Mason County (+79).
1. Matthew Troutman, California (-5); 2. Warren Thomis, Madison Central (E); T3. Cam Roberts, Pikeville (+2); T3. Zach Watterson, Lee County; T3. Dalton Fiveash, Franklin-Simpson (+2); T3. Clay Pendergrass, Madison Central (+2); T7. Ben Spencer, County of Oldham (+3); T7. Logan McCormick, Montgomery County (+3) T9. Luke Coyle, Taylor County (+4); T9. Reed Richey, Bowling Green (+4); T9. Grant Broughton, Daviess County (+4); T9. Michael Lang, Greenwood (+4) .;
Full results boys online: https://bit.ly/2YC7mSt