In the USGA Mid-Amateur Championship at Shadow Hawk GC, Richmond, TX, near Houston, defending champion, Nathan Smith, Pittsburgh, qualified for match play with 70-72–142, tied for 5th, and Sean Knapp, Oakmont, a sem-finalist in two of the least three years, also advanced with 71-75–146. The playoff for final spots was at 149. Two more area players, Erik Bertrand and David Brown, recorded 151.
In the USGA Women’s Mid-Amateur at Bayville GC, Virginia Beach, VA, Jordan Craig, Connellsville, rallied from a first round 83 with 73 in the second for a 156 total to qualify for match play. The cut was 164.
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