Port Orchard, Wash. – Brothers Chris Dukeminier (Portland, Ore.) & Jack Dukeminier (Beaverton, Ore.) and Brock Maulding (Lake Tapps) & Zachary Miller (Buckley) earned co-medalist honors in U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Qualifying, held today at McCormick Woods Golf Club in Port Orchard, Wash.
The Dukeminier brothers and Maulding & Miller are the only two teams from this qualifier to advance to the 2023 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball championship.
This is the second time that the Dukeminier brothers have qualified for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship (2018). Both Chris and Jack qualified for and participated in the 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.
Maulding and Miller will be amongst the youngest teams in the field at next year’s championship as they are both still in high school. Miller won the 2022 WIAA 2A Boys State Championship. Maulding finished fifth in the 2022 WIAA 4A Boys State Championship.
The two sides will now advance to compete in the 2023 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, which will be held May 20-24 at Kiawah Island Club in Kiawah Island, S.C.
The duo of Robbie Ziegler (Tualatin, Ore.) & Zach Foushee (Lake Oswego, Ore.) are first alternate, while Landon Banks (Tualatin, Ore.) & Ray Richards (Lake Oswego, Ore.) earned second alternate.
Washington Golf (WA Golf) is the local representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) and conducted this qualifier for the 2023 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.
The U.S. Amateur Four-Ball is one of 15 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.