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June 28, 2013

Brown wins Hilltop NTPGA Jr. Tour stop

15-year-old collects 2nd tourney win in last 8 days

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Brown takes first at Hilltop NTPGA Junior tour stop

 

 

By Jay Neal

sports@jacksonvilleprogress.com

 

 

TROUP — Cameron Brown of Jacksonville won his second NTPGA Junior Tour tournament in the past eight days when he took first place in the Hilltop Country Club (Troup) tournament which was contested on Thursday.

Brown shot a 1-over 71 to edge Callen Eastman of Troup by one stroke to win top honors in the boys 15-16 division.

Eastman was playing in his first NTPGA tourney of the summer.

Tyler's Parker Freeman carded a 75 to take third place.

Other golfers of note that competed in the segment were Troup's Jamey Scruggs (5th place, 78) and Cash Cleaver of Jacksonville who ended the day in 7th place, firing an 87.

Brown, the son of Dean and Mary Carol Brown of Jacksonville, was victorious in a tournament at Eagles Bluff in Bullard on June 20.

Also included on Brown's summer docket was a runner-up finish at the NTPGA Junior Tour's Challenge at the Woods tourney that took place in Jacksonville on June 11.

Challenge at the Woods is Brown's home course.

 

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