The side of Brandon Peterson of Ocean Shores, Wash. and John Sand of Hoquiam, Wash. shot 11-under par 61 to qualify for the 2021 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball. Qualifying was held today at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash.
Peterson and Sand survived a nine-hole playoff with the side of Reid Hatley of Hayden Lake, Idaho and Jacob Koppenberg of Bellingham, Wash., who also had finished at 11-under.
Peterson and Sand are the only side to advance from this qualifier, and they will now go on to compete in the 2021 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, which will be held May 22-26 at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. The Home Course will serve as the assisting course for the championship.
Hatley and Koppenberg will now be the first alternate to come out of this qualifier, while Ryan Kelly of Gig Harbor, Wash. and Jon McCaslin of Olympia, Wash. are second alternate. Kelly and McCaslin had finished at 9-under par, two shots out of the playoff.
Washington Golf (WA Golf) is the local representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) 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.
Founded in 1922, WA Golf is a 501c4 non-profit, amateur golf association governed by men and women volunteers. Serving over 71,000 individual members at more than 550 member golf clubs and 270 golf courses throughout the state of Washington and Northern Idaho, WA Golf works to continually expand the game of golf to people of all backgrounds. WA Golf also serves as a statewide representative of the USGA and works closely with a number of allied associations within the golf industry for the betterment of the game.