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Edmond Memorial product Taylor Moore off to fast start in 2014

by Scott Wright Published: January 8, 2014

Former Edmond Memorial golfer Taylor Moore, now a sophomore at Arkansas, started off 2014 with a bang, winning the inaugural Saguaro Amateur on Sunday at Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz.

The three-stroke victory at the 54-hole event came just days after Moore finished third at the Patriot All-American at Litchfield Park, Ariz. Through six rounds in seven days, Moore never carded a round over par, and had a stroke average of 67.8 for the two events.

At the Saguaro Amateur, Moore had 14 birdies and two bogeys over three days, and carded a 29 on the front nine at Southern Dunes on Saturday.

“It means a lot to win this event, especially with it being the first year,” said Moore, a two-time Class 6A state champ at Edmond Memorial. “This definitely gives me some confidence, but is just a step in the right direction in a spring full of hard work.”

Moore begins his spring season at Arkansas Feb. 15.

– Scott Wright,
Twitter: @ScottWrightOK

by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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