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Wedel Wins 107th Texas Amateur

SAN ANTONIO—Fred Wedel’s first Texas Golf Association event was a memorable one. The recent Pepperdine graduate from The Woodlands on Sunday won the 107th Texas Amateur presented by Insperity with a four-round total of 5-under-par 279 at iconic Oak Hills Country Club.
With only this summer’s U.S. Amateur standing between himself and turning professional, the 21-year-old Wedel’s amateur days are numbered. Ranked 252 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, he decided winning the state’s oldest and most prestigious amateur tournament was something he needed to do.
“Winning the state amateur is something to cross off my bucket list,” said Wedel, who shot a 1-under 70 in the final round to beat McKinney’s Branson Davis by one shot. “I wish I had played in more TGA tournaments. This is such a well-run event.”
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