2016 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Qualifying Results
2016 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball host Winged Foot G.C.
2016 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball host Winged Foot G.C.

The inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball was met with great success. We saw top mid- amateur players Nathan Smith and Todd White take down junior soon-to-be superstars Austin Connelly and Sam Burns in the semifinals at the historic Olympic Club in San Francisco, leading to their eventual championship match victory over Sherrill Britt and Greg Earnhardt.

The event is headed in 2016 to another historic venue, this time on the East Coast. Winged Foot Golf Club, home to five U.S. Opens, two U.S. Amateurs, and a PGA Championship, among many other major events, will host the second annual event at its East and West courses.

The A.W. Tillinghast masterpiece has its most recent memory as the site of the 2006 U.S. Open, where Phil Mickelson notably double bogeyed the 72nd hole to lose the elusive championship to Geoff Ogilvy.

The next great USGA memory will be written next May in Mamaroneck, N.Y. when the best four-ball competitors will be crowned champions. Qualifying for the 2016 event has already begun. See who is booking flights to New York.

September 17, 2015 | Annandale Golf Club | Madison, Miss.

Two teams posted bogey-free 64s at Annandale to earn co-medalist honors and advance to the 2nd annual U.S. Amateur Four-Ball. The state's reigning Mid-Amateur champion Josh Lampley and his playing partner Brandon Laird were among the two groups to card 64, as well as Zach Longgrear and Edward Wall. Full results can be found here.

September 15, 2015 | Worthington Manor Golf Club | Urbana, Md.

Two 63s and a 64 advanced to Winged Foot at Worthington Manor, with Ben Warnquist and Brandon Cigna securing the top spot in qualifying alongside Rij Patel and Eric Hall. They'll be joined by Christopher Baloga and Jeffrey Castle, who won a multiple-team playoff to earn the final spot.

September 10, 2015 | Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club | Superstition Mountain, Ariz.

Scottsdale residents Jeffrey Fujimoto and Patrick Moore carded 63 in the desert, narrowly beating out other qualifiers Camron Howell and Gregory Hunt, and Travis Milleman and Ted Grey, who both won a 3-for-2 playoff that left Joshua Coleman and Mark Coward on the outside looking in.

August 31, 2015 | Spring Brook Country Club | Morristown, N.J.

Grant Skyllas and his partner Joshua Krumholz easily advanced in New Jersey, finishing with five birdies and an eagle on the back nine to shoot 10- under 62 and medal by two shots. Jason Bataille and Brian Whitman carded 64 to finish second, while four other teams tied for third place at 65, though only one could secure the final qualifying spot. Matthew Finger and Michael Korcuba moved on after winning the second playoff hole. Full results can be found here.

August 27, 2015 | Wyantenuck Country Club | Great Barrington, Mass.

Billy McDonald and John Kelly scattered nine birdies to make up for three bogeys in Western Massachusetts en route to earning medalist honors. Four teams tied for second place at five-under 65, with Bill Moore and Kevin Vandenberg winning the playoff to be the second and final team to advance to Winged Foot. Full results can be found here.

August 26, 2015 | Pinehills Golf Club (Nicklaus Course) | Plymouth, Mass.

Notable Massachusetts area mid-amateur players Herbie Aikens and Matt Parziale medaled with 9-under par 63. They were one of three teams advancing to Winged Foot, including Benjamin and David Spitz, as well as Parker Smith and Dan Crockett, who needed to get through a playoff against Jamie Ferullo and Michael Mahan at 7-under par. Full results can be found here.

August 26, 2015 | Four Bridges Country Club | Liberty Township, Ohio

University of Toledo teammates Otto Black and Colin Joseph fired 10- under 62 at Four Bridges to finish as top qualifiers by three shots. Joe Brannon and Kyle Hodges tied for second place with Paul Day and Chris Coleman, and advanced via playoff after both teams shot 7-under 65. Brannon and Hodges birdied five of their last six holes, while Day and Coleman made just one birdie in their final eight. Full results can be found here.

August 26, 2015 | Pleasant Valley Country Club | Little Rock, Ark.

Stephen Cox and Beau Glover escaped a playoff against Texas A&M golfer Cameron Champ of Sacramento, Calif. and his player partner, and Aggie teammate, Jake Goodman of San Antonio. Both teams shot 63, but only one qualifying spot was available. Champ and Goodman will have to serve as first alternates while Cox and Glover are headed to Winged Foot next May.

August 25, 2015 | Crag Burn Golf Club | East Aurora, N.Y.

Three teams posted five-under par 67, while only two spots were available at this New York site. The teams of Jonathan Dunlap and Paul Gortnar, as well as Patrick Ross and Brandon Matthews, parred the first playoff hole to eliminate James Smith and Jamie Miller, who will serve as first alternate. Matthews plays golf for Temple University and won this year's BMW Philadelphia Open. Full results can be found here.

August 20, 2015 | Otter Creek Golf Club | Columbus, Ind.

Two teams fired 65 at Otter Creek, moving on to the second annual U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship next May at Winged Foot. The duo of Thomas Goss and Caleb Wolters, as well as Erik Martin and Mark Strickland were one better than the rest of the field. Full results can be found here.

August 18, 2015 | Mayfield San Ridge Club | Chardon, Ohio

Shooting the lowest round of qualifying thus far was the pair of G. Michael Garcia and Ted Grassi III, both of Erie, Pennsylvania. Going super low with 61, the team ousted Robert Pickett and Collin Haag (62) and Chris Okeson and Ryan Prickette (64), who both advanced to Winged Foot, as well.

August 18, 2015 | The Federal Club | Glen Allen, Va.

A pair of talented Virginia area golfers were co- medalists at The Federal Club as Scott Shingler and Justin Young fired 7-under 65 to advance to Winged Foot. Shingler was the 2011 Virginia Amateur champion while Young was the 2013 Virginia Amateur Public Links winner. Also medalling was the team of Tyler Gulliksen and Adam Horton. Full results can be found here.

August 18, 2015 | Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Run | Snowshoe, W.V.

Trenton and Mitchell Roush used a slew of back- nine birdies to shoot 64 in West Virginia and secure the only available qualifying spot. The pair made birdie on holes 11 through 15, and threw in one more at 17 for a 31 on the inward nine. Full results can be found here.

August 17, 2015 | Blackhorse Golf Club | Cypress, Texas

Drew Allenspach and Matthew Van Zandt medaled in Texas, firing 63 to be one of two advancing teams, which also included the group of Eric Lodge and Greg Pipkin. Full results can be found here.

ABOUT THE U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Qualifying

Conducted over 18 holes, sectional qualifying is held at sites across the United States from late summer to spring.

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