Marblehead native and Tedesco Country Club member Brendan Locke II will play in the 112th Massachusetts Amateur Championship, which starts July 13. (Courtesy Photo)
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Strong closing stretch puts Marblehead’s Locke in 112th Mass Amateur

Sometimes on the golf course, it's a strong closing stretch that gets you over the edge. Marblehead native and Tedesco Country Club member Brendan Locke II found that out last week during his qualifying round for the 112th Massachusetts Amateur Championship, as he went 1-under over his final five holes to shoot a score of 1-over 73 and make the cut on the number at Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill.

That five-hole stretch included an eagle on the par-5 14th hole and three straight pars to close the round. 

"I was 2-over through 13 holes and I had just made a nice up-and-down on 13, so I was feeling pretty good going down the stretch," said Locke, who recently completed his freshman year at Division II St. Michael's Col…

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