13 Jun 2021 | Amateur golf |

Dobbelaar in Atlanta victory

by Martin Blake

Louis Dobbelaar USA trophy image
Louis Dobbelaar celebrates with caddie Gary Kissick today.

Australian Amateur champion Louis Dobbelaar has logged his first big win in the United States. Brookwater's Dobbelaar, the reigning Queensland Amateur champion and a past Tasmanian and New Zealand Amateur victor, held on to win the Dogwood Invitational at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta by two shots. His rounds of 68-64-66-72 were enough to hold off the fast-finishing Nicolas Cassidy from the University of Georgia, who closed with a 62. Another Aussie, Georgia State's Josh Edgar, finished four shots back in a tie for eighth. Dobbelaar, 19, is in the US playing a series of events after a stellar start to the year in Australia highlighted by his come-from-behind win in the Australian Amateur at Kooyonga in Adelaide last February. The Dogwood Invitational dates to 1941 and its winners include former US Open champ Webb Simpson.

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