Ewart and Von Lossow Co-Medal in U.S. Amateur Qualifying at The Home Course

AJ Ewart (left) and Andrew Von Lossow

DuPont, Wash. – AJ Ewart of Coquitlam, B.C. shot rounds of 71-64 and Andrew Von Lossow of Spokane, shot rounds of 70-65 to tie for medalist honors over the 84-player field who competed today in the 36-hole U.S. Amateur qualifying at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash.

Claiming the other available spot in this qualifier is Preston Bebich of Gig Harbor, Wash. who survived a five-hole playoff to claim the third and final qualifying spot.

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Ewart made just one birdie in his opening round of 71 before the floodgates opened for him in the afternoon round, where he carded six birdies and an eagle en route to a 64. Von Lossow made a total of 13 birdies across both rounds.

Ewart is a rising senior of the Barry University men’s golf team. This past season he earned the Jack Nicklaus Division II National Player of the Year award after he won seven tournaments during the year. Last month he made his first career start on the PGA TOUR at the RBC Canadian Open.

Von Lossow finished T3 at the Washington Men’s Amateur last week. Last month he was the low amateur in the 2022 Oregon Open (tied for third overall). He won the 2021 Washington Men’s Champion of Champions and qualified for Final Qualifying in the 2021 U.S. Open.

Preston Bebich

Bebich is a rising junior on the Washington State University men’s golf team. He played in eight tournaments this past season and had one top-five finish.

Ewart, Von Lossow and Bebich will now advance to the 122nd U.S. Amateur Championship, which will be held August 15-21 at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., with Arcola Country Club in Paramus, N.J. serving as the championship’s stroke-play co-host.

Keith Ng of Richmond, B.C. is first alternate from this qualifier, while Ian Siebers of Bellevue, Wash. is second alternate.

Washington Golf (WA Golf) is the local representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) and conducted this qualifier for the 2022 U.S. Amateur Championship.

To be eligible, golfers must be an amateur with a Handicap Index of 2.4 or less.