Kentuckys Holmes Amateur of the Month


By leading the surprising Kentucky Wildcats to victory in the NCAA Central Region, John Holmes has earned the Southern Golf Association's National Amateur of the Month Award for May. Holmes, a junior from Campbellsville, KY, was medalist at the NCAA regional with a 2-under-par 214 total on the tough Purdue University Kampen Course.
Holmes led the Wildcats to a winning total that blitzed powerhouse Oklahoma State by 11 strokes. It was the second individual title of the season for the three-time All-SEC performer. Holmes also was recently named to the All-Midwest Region Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
The award carries with it an automatic playing exemption into the 98th Southern Amateur in July at the exclusive Honors Course near Chattanooga.