Macon's Henley claims state amateur title

Macon native Russell Henley won the Georgia Amateur Championship at Idle Hour Golf and Country Club Sunday, shooting a 1-under 69 in the final round to finish 10-under 270 for the tournament.

Henley bested Georgia teammate Harris English by one stroke. English led by three strokes early in the final round, but saw the lead crumble with a disastrous double bogey on the 15th.

David Noll Jr. finished third, two shots back.

A rising sophomore at UGA, Henley is a member a Idle Hour.

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