Addison Beam Wins Gaston County Amateur

GASTONIA, N.C. – App State men’s golf sophomore Addison Beam brought home the 2020 Gaston County Amateur championship Sunday afternoon with an 11-under-par showing for the event.

“It felt like it was meant to be, and it was my third time playing in it,” Beam said. “I have won an amateur like this before, but I never had the lead going into the final round.”

The event incorporated three separate golf courses for the participants, Catawba Creek, Cramer Mountain and Gaston Country Club. Despite playing on three different courses, Beam went on to shoot below par at each course.

Beam opened a lead early on day one,…