Tim Sheppard Captures Emotional Illinois State Senior Amateur Title

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD/WYZZ) — East Peoria’s Tim Sheppard shot a two-under-par 70 and won his second Illinois State Senior Amateur title at Mt. Hawley Country Club on Wednesday.

Sheppard finished the 54-hole event at nine-under-par, six shots ahead of runner-up Dave Ryan of Tayloville. Sheppard won his first Senior State Am in 2018.

Sheppard led wire to wire in the championship after shooting a tournament low 66 in the opening round Monday.

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