Coe-Kirkham, Mulhall win Wyoming state amateur golf titles | Sports

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Jun. 28—CHEYENNE — University of Wyoming sophomore Kirby Coe-Kirkham edged teammate Tyler Severin to win the 98th Wyoming State Amateur Championship on Sunday in Laramie.Coe-Kirkham — who grew up in Sheridan — shot a 54-hole total of 7-under-par 206 at Glenn “Red” Jacoby Golf Course to win the title by three strokes.”Winning this tournament means a lot being from Wyoming,” Kirkham said in a news release. “This is the state tournament that you really want to win. I’ve been playing in it for probably eight years. To finally get it done means a lot.”Cheyenne Central grad Jared Edeen, who won the 2019 state amateur title, finished 12th at 11-over 224. Blake Danni — a 2019 Cheyenne East graduate — placed eighth in the men’s field.Cheyenne men had a 1-2-3 finish in the men’s second flight. Todd Mattson won, while Yun Ro and Chuck Finney were second and third, respectively.Ali Mulhall — who is 16 years old — won her third consecutive state amateur title with a 10-under 206, which was 13 shots better than runner up Samantha Hui. Mulhall carded three of the six sub-par rounds in the women’s field.Cheyenne’s Barrett Georges won the women’s second flight at 37-over 253. Her Cheyenne Central teammate Katie Cobb was second at 259.(c)2021 Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, Wyo.)Visit Wyoming Tribune-Eagle (Cheyenne, Wyo.) at www.wyomingnews.comDistributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

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