Six Advance to 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship
PRINCETON, N.J. (August 31, 2021) -- Matt Robinson of Atlanta shot a stellar 6-under 64, Tuesday at Springdale Country Club to lead a group of six qualifiers for the 40th US Mid-Amateur Championship. Robinson recorded two eagles and three birdies to a lone bogey en route to capturing medalist honors.
Ross Nicholson of West Windsor, N.J., followed closely finishing 5-under 65 behind a field-best eight birdies on the day. Artie Starrs of Dallas, TX, also qualified shooting 4-under. Four players finished at 4-under to force a playoff for the final three positions. Those spots were earned by James Arbes of Westfield, N.J., Nelson Hargrove of Haverson, Pa., and John Barone of Dunmore, Pa. Michael Guli of Lebanon took the first alternate position, while W. Jay Degenhart of Savannah, Ga., secured the second alternate spot in a playoff as four players finished at 2-under.
The US Mid-Amateur Championship is set to take place at Sankaty Head Golf Club in Siasconset, Mass., from September 25th to the 30th.