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Kyle Hoffman earns Seed No. 64 with U.S. Mid-Amateur Playoff win
Kyle Hoffman rolled in this birdie putt on the first playoff <br>(USGA Photo)
Kyle Hoffman rolled in this birdie putt on the first playoff
(USGA Photo)
ELVERSON, PA (September 12, 2016) -- Kyle Hoffman was able to survive the 14-for-1 that became a 13-for-1 playoff after James Scorse withdrew and earn the final spot in the Round of 64 at the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur. Hoffman now has a date with top-seed Michael Muehr.

Playing on the Old Course at Stonewall Links the playoff began at 7:15 a.m. EST on the par-3 9th hole. On the first hole four players; Justin Goodhue, Jake Erickson, Reid Hatley and Hoffman rolled in birdies to advance.

The field was trimmed to two on the par-4 10th as Goodhue and Hoffman were able to advance with pars. With just two players left Hoffman was able to seal the deal with a another par on the par-5 12th.

ABOUT THE U.S. Mid-Amateur

The U.S. Mid-Amateur originated in 1981 for the amateur golfer of at least 25 years of age, the purpose of which to provide a formal national championship for the post-college player. The event is open to those with a USGA Handicap Index of 3.4 or lower. It is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.

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Results For U.S. Mid-Amateur Golf Championship
Place  Pts
WinCAStewart HagestadNewport Beach, CA900
Runner-upNCScott HarveyKernersville, NC600
SemifinalsMIScott StricklandBirmingham, MI400
SemifinalsCADan SullivanPasadena, CA400
MedalistNCScott HarveyKernersville, NC250

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