eGolf Tour Florida: David Chung goes Low to Capture Orange Tree Open

David Chung went low today in the eGolf Tour Florida series inaugural Orange Tree Open's final round carding a 7-under 65 to claim the title by three strokes over 36-hole leader David Tepe.

Chung, a native of Fayatteville, NC and former No. 1 amateur golfer in the world (2011), was also a member of the victorious U.S. Palmer Cup team in 2010 where he went 4-0-0.

While attending Stanford as a junior, Chung won the 2009 North and South Amateur, 2010 Porter Cup, and the 2010 Western Amateur. He finished runner-up at the 2010 U.S. Amateur to Peter Uihlein. Earning himself invitations to the 2011 Masters Tournament (MC) and the 2011 U.S. Open (MC).

In 2013, Chung has teed it up in two event on the eGolf Tour, making the cut at the Palmetto Hall Championship where he finished in a tie for 11th.

With low scoring scarce this week, Chung vaulted to the top of the leader board behind his impressive bogey free round of 65 in today's final round. Only Tim Hegarty and Jay Muileri carded score under par in today's round other than Chung.

The former Stanford Cardinal carded three birdies on his front nine at Nos. 2, 4 and 7 -- Making the turn in 33.

Four more birdies on his inwards nine, including back-to-back circles on his card at the par-4, 15th and par-5, 16th gave him more than enough to end his day with a 7-under, 65 and lay claim to the Orange Tree Open Championship and the $7,000 winner's check.

Chung (-4) along with Tepe (-1) were the only golfers of the 10 who made the cut to finish under par for the event.


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