JBLM, Wash. – The side of Nathan Cogswell of Kent, Wash. and Colt Sherrell of Maple Valley, Wash. shot 7-under par 63 to take medalist honors in U.S. Amateur Four-Ball qualifying, held today on the par-70 Eagles Pride Golf Course at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
The other side to qualify today was Federico Gutierrez of Mexico and Liam Gill of Wayland, Mass., who shot 5-under 65.
The two sides will now advance to compete in the 2022 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, which will be held May 14-18 at the Country Club of Birmingham (Ala.).
Cogswell is a senior on the Seattle University men’s golf team, while Sherrell is a senior on the University of Idaho men’s golf team. Cogswell was named the 2020 WA Golf Men’s Player of the Year, winning the 2020 Northwest Open Invitational against the region’s PGA club professionals.
Gutierrez is a senior on the Seattle University men’s golf team, Gill is just beginning his freshman season on the golf team.
In a four-way playoff for the two alternate spots to come out of this qualifier, the side of Ben Garrett of Seattle, Wash. and Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Wash. is the first alternate, while the side of Daniel Kim of Mukilteo, Wash. and Akshay Anand of Redmond, Wash. is the second alternate.
Washington Golf is the local representative of the United States Golf Association and conducted this qualifier for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.
The U.S. Amateur Four-Ball is one of 14 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.