Nathan Smith plays on at men's Mid-Am
RICHMOND, Texas -- Three time champion Nathan Smith of Pittsburgh defeated Scott Weeks of Savannah, Ga., 3 and 2 Monday in the first round of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships.
Smith, seeking an unprecedented fourth straight title, got his tournament-record 13th in a row. He went 3-up after 14 holes and exchanged pars with Weeks to complete the victory.
Smith won titles in 2003, 2009 and last year to join Jay Sigel (1983, 1985, 1987) of Berwyn, Pa., as the only three-time winners ...
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