Qualifying is now complete for the inaugural
U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, being
held at the prestigious Olympic Club in San
Francisco, Calif. May 2-6.
Below are the accumulating results from the
qualifying sites, which began
on August 13 and run until March 31, 2015.
March 31, 2015 | Spring Creek Golf Club |
The team of Kent Crymes and Jason Owenby of
Birmingham, Ala., shot seven-under par 65 to
lead three teams who qualified in Virginia on
Tuesday. Full scoring from the final qualifying
site can be found here.
March 30, 2015 | Sara Bay Country Club |
Brian Keenan and Paul Royak posted 66 to medal
at Florida's last qualifier,
beating out Tee McCabe
and Jeff Williams by a stroke, though the
second-place pair qualified, as well.
March 28, 2015 | The Bluffs Resort | St.
Brothers Bret Pinson of Baton Rouge, La. and
Clay Pinson of St. Francisville, La.
fired a five-under par 67 to earn medalist honors
at The Bluffs Golf Resort on
Saturday. Patrick Bailey and Seth Thornton, both
from Houston, Texas, also
qualified for the championship proper after
shooting a four-under par 68.
Full results from this qualifying site can be found
March 23, 2015 | Desert Forest Golf Club |
Three teams posted 67 at Desert Forest and
were among five teams qualifying
in Arizona. Eric Sage and Mark Wagner, Eric and
Clark Rustand, and Jason Allen
and Jason Greiner were crowned co-medalists,
beating out the rest of the field
by two shots. Six teams shot 69 to tie for third
place, though only two teams
are heading to The Olympic Club. Marc and Tyler
Apps, as well as Matthew
Simone and Cory Bacon were the groups moving
Full results from the Desert Forest site can be
March 23, 2015 | Pinewild Country Club |
William Gordon of Davidson, N.C. and Steve
Harwell of Mooresville, N.C. carded a nine-under
par 62 to take medalist honors while Nolan Mills
of Charlotte, N.C. and Henry Shimp of Charlotte,
N.C. and Sherrill Britt of West End, N.C. and
Greg Earnhardt of Greensboro, N.C. secured the
final two qualifying spots in a 3-for-2 playoff
with pars on the first playoff hole.
For full scores from Pinewild, please click here.
March 23, 2015 | The Fox Club |
Palm City, Fla.
Reigning Florida Mid-Senior champion R.J.
among the two groups to
qualify for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball on
Monday at The Fox
Club in Palm City,
Florida. Nakashian, and his partner Stephen
co-medalists along with
Daniel Eggertsson and Jason Feng at 65.
Matthew Marino and
Donald Wolfe, despite
also shooting 65 on Monday, were granted the
spot as the duo lost
out in the playoff.
For full scores from The Fox Club, please click
March 23, 2015 | Ol' Colony Golf Complex |
Four teams shot 68 at Ol'Colony to head to a
the two available qualifying spots for
this national championship. Forrest Crabtree and
Hynson, both from Mobile, advanced
in the playoff, as did Lew Mitchell of Birmingham
Swift of Hoover. Both teams made
par to move on. Brothers Clay and Jake Nolen,
Hoover, and Jeff Helfrich of Stuart,
Fla. and Chris Moore of Memphis, Tn., failed to
from the playoff after both teams
made double bogey.
results from the Ol' Colony
qualifying site can be found here.
March 23, 2015 | Columbia Country Club |
A trio of teams all posted five-under 66 at
South Carolina's lone U.S. Amateur Four-Ball
securing all three spots for The Olympic Club in
May. Kyle Milner and Josh Branyon, Hunter
Gary Wilkerson, and Michael Sims and Jordan
Byrd will all be headed west for the inaugural
results from the Columbia Country Club
qualifying site can be found here.
March 17, 2015 | Goose Creek Golf Club |
Mira Loma, Calif.
The duo of Jeff Fortson and Michael Walton shot
eight-under par 63 to medal at Goose
Creek Golf Club in the final California qualifier.
Fortson, a three-time U.S. Mid-Amateur
competitor, and Walton, a former Pepperdine
University golfer, made no bogeys and
eight birdies en route to their first-place finish.
The players edged three other groups
who shot 64.
Also qualifying for their trip to The Olympic Club,
winning two spots in a three-way
playoff, were the groups of Iain MacDonald and
Bob Valerio, and David Bartman and
Full results from the Goose Creek qualifier can
be found here.
March 12, 2015 | River Ridge Golf Club |
Qualifiers are winding down for the inaugural
U.S. Amateur Four-Ball.
Club in Oxnard, Calif., a father/son duo of Jim
and Scott Williams shot
under 63 to
medal by three shots and earn their spot at The
Olympic Club in May.
River Ridge were Oliver Rheinfurth and his
parter Marc Reyes.
Rheinfurth, 55 of
Village, and Reyes, of Los Angeles, needed a
playoff to squeeze into
spot after shooting six-under 66.
For more on this qualifier, click here. And
results from River Ridge, click here.
March 9, 2015 | Pasatiempo Golf Club |
Santa Cruz, Calif.
Shooting seven-under par 63 at the Alister
Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif. were
residents Satch Herrmann and Daniel Ragsdale.
Their round, which
included two stretches of three straight birdies,
was low by two shots.
Tying for second place at Pasatiempo were
Stanford golfers Maverick
McNealy and Viraat Badhwar, as well as Hussain
and Ahmed Ali at five-
For more on this qualifier, please click here.
February 17, 2015 | The Farms Golf Club |
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Loyola Marymount teammates Chase Nicolai and
Cole Young were medalists by three
shots at The Farms, which will host an NCAA
regional men's championship in April.
Young, who is a member at The Farms, and
Nicolai fed off of a string of six birdies in
seven holes in the middle of their round to
secure their ticket to their first USGA event.
For more on this qualifier, please click here. And
for full results from The Farms,
please click here.
December 8, 2014 | Del Paso Country
- Sacramento, Calif.
Former UCLA and NFL quarterback Drew
and partner David Reneker advanced through
sectional qualifying in a playoff at Del Paso CC
Monday to grab one of the available spots, firing
under 65. Olson, 31, is one of UCLA's all-time
passing leaders; Reneker, 46, was a member of
Bruins golf team.
Chico State golfers Alistair Docherty and Lee
Gearhart earned medalist honors at 8-under 63,
while Scott Colby and Gary Deblaquiere of
Bay, paired in the same late foursome as
and Gearhart, shot 64 and also advanced.
In the playoff, the Olson/Reneker team and
Dunn and John Peterson birdied the first hole,
Kevin Kobalter and Kyle Gentry (who also posted
were eliminated after making par. Olson and
Reneker went on to defeat Dunn and Peterson
birdie on the fourth playoff hole.
For the full results from Del Paso, click here.
December 1, 2014 | Poppy Hills Golf
- Pebble Beach, Calif.
Tim Mickelson, brother of the most famous left-
handed golfer in the world, Phil
Mickelson, qualified for the U.S. Amateur Four-
Ball Championship on Monday along with
Jake Yount at Poppy Hills Golf Course.
Mickelson, now the head golf coach at Arizona
State University, once coached Yount when
Mickelson was head of the University of San
Diego program. Mickelson and Yount fired a
best-ball score of 63, claiming medalist
honors by one over brothers Jason and Ryan
Claiming the third and final qualifying spot at
this site were Brady Exber and Kevin
Marsh, who won a three-team playoff at 65.
Exber had a remarkable 2014 season on
the senior amateur circuit while Marsh, the
Crane Cup tournament director, recently
won the Southern California Four-Ball with
partner John Pate.
For the full results from Poppy Hills, click here.
November 17, 2014 | Golden
Golf & Equestrian Club - Ocala,
Two teams qualified in this North Florida
location; locals Matthew Giovannelli and David
(who posted 65) and Jacob Huizinga or Orlando
his partner William Wrigley of Winter Garden
November 12, 2014 | Honolulu
Club - Honolulu, Hawaii
It's going to be tough to beat this story
reflecting on the amazing things that can happen
an 18 hole qualifier for an inaugural USGA
Championship. It may take a while for it to ever
Physican's assistant Bill
Walbert, 47, was called into surgery at Tripler
Army Medical Center the morning of November
Honolulu. That meant he
couldn't make it to Honolulu Country Club for his
qualifier. Instead, his partner Brent Grant, 18,
the round of his life, a 9-under 63, to earn the
spot in the May 2-6 event at The Olympic Club in
Francisco. And get this -- their location had only
spot available so the two teams that shot 64
October 27, 2014 | Riverbend Country
- Sugar Land, Tex.
Two teams qualified at the Riverbend Country
Club site — one of two U.S. Amateur
Four-Ball qualifying tournaments to take place
Texas thus far. Michael Board of Spring
and Drew Jones of Decatur were medalists with
65 while Andrew Wyatt and Brett
Douglas of Midland came in second with a 66.
Four other teams shot 66 and lost to the
Midland duo in a playoff.
October 20, 2014 | Argyle Country Club
- Silver Spring, Md.
Ryan McCarthy and
Patrick McCormick became one
of five teams to shoot 62 in U.S. Amateur
Four-Ball qualifying thus far when they posted
the number at Argyle Country
Club in Silver
Spring, Md. McCarthy and McCormick were
teammates at Loyola University
Maryland ending in
2012. Eight teams posted 65, with four of them
punching their ticket to The
Olympic Club. Full
results from this site can be found
October 16, 2014 | Cherry Valley Club
- Garden City, N.J.
Kenneth Bakst and Jonathan Doppelt took
medalist honors at Cherry Valley
Club with a 66. Bakst
opened the renowned Friar's Head in Riverhead,
N.Y. in 1997 — a course
which has no yardages
on the scorecard. Conor Casey and Griffin Kern
as well as Timothy Schmitt
and James Mastaglio
also made it through in Garden City with 68's.
October 9, 2014 | Philadelphia Country Club
- Gladwyne, Pa.
At one of the few U.S. Four-Ball qualifying
locations taking place at a
former USGA host course, three pairs
qualified and moved on to The Olympic Club at
Philadelphia Country Club.
Three teams shot six-under par 65,
including Sean Semenetz and Jack Wallace,
Brian Gillespie and Mike
Hyland, and Philip Bartholomew and Andy
Latowski. Full results from the Philadephia
Country Club qualifying site can
be found here.
October 8, 2014 | Heritage Club - Mason,
In Mason, Ohio, Gus Lundquist and Trevor
Sluman were medalists after
shooting 67. One other pair qualified,
shooting 68. T.J. Brudzinski and Chris Brooks
used a playoff to
advance over Peter Samborsky II and
Jeffrey Scohy, who also posted 68. 2013 U.S.
Mid-Amateur runner-up Bill
Williamson and his playing partner
Brad Wilder shot 69 and are second alternate.
October 7, 2014 | Bay Club at Mattapoisett -
Bay Club at Mattapoisett hosted a popular
Massachusetts site, yielding
four qualifiers to the main event in May.
Brian Bardier and David Jones were top dogs,
shooting 64 to earn
medalist honors. The seven-under round
included seven birdies and no bogeys for
Connecticut residents. Billy
Forcier and Patrick Rahn, both from New
Hampshire, punched their ticket with a 65 while
Bill Vanstratum and
Michael Walker got in with 66. Rounding out
the four spots were Victor Galvani and J.D.
McNeill, who carded a 67 and
advanced in a playoff over
Herbie Aikens and his playing partner Matt
Parziale. Full results from the
Mattapoisett site can be found here.
October 6, 2014 | Kansas City Country Club
- Mission Hills, Kan.
Sixty-six was the number at Kansas City Country
Club as three qualifying
teams and two alternates all shot 66
while attempting to reach the first annual U.S.
Advancing duos included Cole Chelle and Jack
Fiscus, Don Walsworth and Jon Troutman, and
Doug Albers and Tyler
October 6, 2014 | Ledgemont Country Club
Austin Eaton, III and Roger Hoit shot 64 to
qualify to compete at The
Olympic Club while Ryan Riley and Kevin
Silva as well as Robert Leopold and Brad Valois
shot 66 to capture the
final two spots at Ledgemont Country
October 6, 2014 | Bellerive Country Club -
St. Louis, Mo.
One of the
most notable qualifying sites Bellerive Country
Club, having hosted the
inaugural U.S. Mid-Amateur, the 1992
PGA Championship, as well as the 2013 Senior
PGA Championship, also
included one of the more notable fields,
and qualifiers. 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur winner
Scott Harvey was medalist
with his playing partner Toddd Mitchell
while the man Harvey defeated in the 36-hole
final, Brad Nurski, came in
second place joined by Richard
Berkmeyer. Michael Affeldt and Erik Ciotti also
got in at Bellerive, which
will host the 100th running of the PGA
Championship in 2018.
October 6, 2014 | Cinder Ridge Golf Course
- Wilmington, Ill.
Edward Kantor and John Penn were the only
qualifiers emerging out of the
Wilmington, Ill. site as the duo beat the field
with their best-ball round of 67.
October 1, 2014 | Washington County Golf
Course - Hartford, Wis.
Tom Abell and Keith Humerickhouse advanced in
first position in
Wisconsin with a 66. Humerickhouse, from
is well-known in his home state for winning four
Mid-Amaetur titles from 2010-2013. Daniel
Benedum and Blake Seider shot 67 and claimed
the final spot. Full results
from the Washington County site can be found
September 30, 2014 | Westmoreland
Country Club - Export, Pa.
The lowest qualifying score came from Brandon
Matthews and Patrick
Ross, who shot 61 at
Westmoreland Country Club in Export, Pa. The
pair are teammates at
Temple University in Philadelphia, with
Matthews being a junior from DuPont, Pa. and
Ross being a senior from
September 29, 2014 | Highlands of Elgin -
Three rounds of 64 were posted to qualify for
The Olympic Club in May of
2015. John Ramsey and Chadd Slutzky, Matthew
McLaughlin and Christian
Robert Bruce and Paul Dagys were responsible
for each of the 64's, and
they'll all have a shot at the inaugural U.S.
September 29, 2014 | Ravenwood Golf Club
- Victor, N.Y.
A pair of Kyle's teamed up to capture the lone
qualifying spot at Delaware
Country Club as Kyle Cox and Kyle Wilson shot
one of the lower rounds
thus far in
qualifying — a 63.
September 25, 2014 | Tulsa Country Club -
Well-known Texas mid-amateur player Brian
Noonan and his playing
partner Riley Pumphrey were medalists at Tulsa
Country Club with a 64.
Noonan was the
Harvey Penick Invitational winner in 2013 and
finished runner-up in his
attempt to repeat. Draegen Majors and Brooks
Price as well as Don
Cochran and Rick Bell
were the final two pairs to advance.
September 23, 2014 | Paramount Country
Club - New City, N.Y.
Sam Wallach and Steven Zychowski won this
qualifying tournament by
three shots with a 64. Zychowski reached the
round of 64 at the 2013 U.S.
players are 23 and have been playing together
since they were junior
golfers in New Jersey.
September 22, 2014 | Pinetree Country
- Kennesaw, Ga.
Birmingham National Invitational winner Greg
Kennedy and his
playing partner Reece Whitley were medalists at
the Pinetree Country Club
Cameron Hooper and David Noll, Jr. as well as
Mike Cromer and David
Poteet also punched their ticket to San Francisco
in May. The final spot
Cromer and Poteet was a coveted one as four
teams also shot 69 and
were ousted in a playoff. Full results from this
Georgia site can
be found here.
September 19, 2014 | OGA Golf Course -
Five teams have shot 62, including a couple
pairs who shot the number at
the same qualifying site. At the
Oregon Golf Association Golf Course in
Woodburn, Ore., Kyle Crawford
and Tim Tucker, as well as Jim Dunlap
and Jay Poletiek both fired 62 and will make
their way to The Olympic
Club in May for the inaugural event.
September 15, 2014 | Timberstone Golf
Course - Caldwell, Idaho
Brothers Tanner and Nick Higham shot 63 to
claim the only qualifying spot available in
Idaho for the U.S.
Amateur Four-Ball. Tanner played collegiately
for Utah State while Nick, the older of the
two, played for
September 15, 2014 | Stoneridge Golf Club
Two of the three Iowa
State team members at the USGA State
Gene Elliott and Mike McCoy are headed
to The Olympic Club after shooting 66 at
Stoneridge Country Club in
Stillwater, Minn. Elliott won the 2013 Crump
Cup while McCoy won the 2013 U.S. Mid-
Amateur. Mike Fiedler and Clinton Dammann, as
well as Greg and
Melhus tied for first at the qualifier, shooting 65.
September 8, 2014 | Mayfield Sand Ridge
Club - Chardon, Ohio
The teams Jim Krivanek and Brian Smith, and
Ted Grassi and Michael Garcia both shot 65
at this Ohio
qualifier. Matthew Collins and Wes Stafford
secured the third and final spot with a 67.
September 8, 2014 | Colorado Golf Club -
Three duos conquered Colorado Golf Club to
finish in the qualifying positions. Bill Fowler
and Robert Polk shot
65 to share medalist honors with Alex Kephart
and Nicholas Tarasiewicz. Jeff Chapman and
came in a tie for third at 66 but they will still be
traveling to The Olympic Club in May as
they notched the
September 8, 2014 | Mill River Country Club
- Stratford, Conn.
Addison Owens and Todd Payne captured one of
two spots available at the only Connecticut
location. Their 65 beat out Ben and Daniel Day's
66, though the pair also qualified. Full
results of this location
can be found here.
September 2, 2014 | Cascade Hills Country
Club - Grand Rapids, Mich.
In Grand Rapids, Mich., Ken Hudson and Walter
Gieselman carded a 64 en route to taking
Finishing just one shot back were Canadians
Patrick Forbes and Sean Lackey. They beat out
Mike Bush and
Dieter Schulz in a playoff to earn their spot.
September 2, 2014 | Bluegrass Yacht &
Country Club - Hendersonville, Tenn.
At Bluegrass Yacht &
Country Club in Hendersonville, Tenn.,
2014 Tennessee State Amateur
champion Tim Jackson and his parter Todd
Burgan were medalists,
shooting 64. Burgan tied for fourth at this year's
U.S. State Team Championship,
Drew Allenspach and Matthew Van Zandt shot
but tied two other teams. They played an
to earn their spot in the field. Full results from
this site can be found here.
August 28, 2014 | Golf Mountain Golf Club -
Chris Hatch and Mark Strickland were three
shots better than the field in their successful
attempt to qualify. At 64, they were medalists
by three strokes over Erik Heggelund and
August 26, 2014 | Stonebridge Ranch
Country Club - McKinney, Texas
Recent USGA State Team winner Zach Atkinson
of Colleyville, Texas and his playing partner
James Edmondson shot 65 at Stonebridge
Ranch Country Club in McKinney, Texas,
them to be the fourth of four teams to
move on from this site. Fort Worth residents
Paul Droogsma and Mike Masowich were
medalists at Stonebridge Ranch with a 64. Will
Doughtie and Luke Kane of Amarillo shot 65
as did Danny Lovell and Greg Smith to join
Atkinson and Edmondson.
August 26, 2014 | Shadow Ridge Country
Club - Omaha, Neb.
A father-son duo shot 62 at Shadow Ridge
Country Club in Omaha, Neb. John Sajevic and
Andrew, a former University of North Carolina
golfer, will surely enjoy their trip to the Lake
Another family affair will also make their trip
our to Olympic Club as Jay and Brian Csipkes
eagle on the third playoff whole to sneak into
the field. The duo was part of a four-way playoff
for one spot.
August 25, 2014 | Talonscove Golf Course -
Saratoga Springs, Utah
Jeffrey Jolley and Darrin Overson round out the
four rounds of 62 thus far as the pair punched
ticket to the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball.
For a full list of results, click on the link below.
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