Hossler wins back-to-back SCGA Amateur titles

Hossler wins back-to-back SCGA Amateur titles

Beau Hossler on Sunday joined the small elite club of golfers by winning back-to-back Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) Amateur Championship.

The Texas Men's Golf rising sophomore's dominant, wire-to-wire triumphput him four strokes ahead of other contenders at the field.

By winning yesterday's championship, 19-year-old Hossler became the first golfer since Scott McGihon in 2005-2006 to win two consecutive SCGA Amateur titles, as well as the youngest golfer to accomplish the deed.

Speaking about the victory, Hossler said it was especially nice to win back-to-back and that he felt really comfortable, but he still had a lot to do in Austin.

Speaking on the topic, he said, "It's nice to win, but it's especially nice to win back-to-back. I feel like I've gotten really comfortable out here, obviously in this tournamentbut in California in general."

He added that he wanted to help his team win a NCAA Championship, and that he had a lot of tasks to do before he was ready to turn professional.

The young golfer hinted that he would likely make an attempt to become the first man to win three Championships in a row next year at Oakmont CC, but he has currently no intention to leave school to turn professional.

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