Drew McCullough of Richland, Wash. and Reid Hatley of Hayden Lake, Idaho have been selected by the Washington State Golf Association to be the two-person team representing Washington in the 91st Mexico International Amateur Championship, being held June 7-10 at the Club de Golf Mexico in Mexico City.
The two players were selected by the WSGA Championship committee based on a combination of standings on the WSGA Men’s Performance Points List and each players WAGR Ranking.
Hatley was named the WSGA Men’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year in 2015, 2016 and 2017. In 2017, he had top-5 finishes in the WSGA Men’s Mid-Amateur, PNGA Men’s Mid-Amateur, Oregon Open Invitational, Stocker Cup and Royal Oaks Invitational. He also was a qualifying medalist at a U.S. Amateur Qualifier.
McCullough just completed his senior year at the University of Wyoming, where he starred on the men’s golf team, posting five top-20 finishes during the year. Last year he won the Washington Open Invitational, and received invitations to compete in the Pacific Coast Amateur and Sahalee Players Championship. He intends to turn pro the day after the Mexican Amateur.
In the championship, there is a 54-hole aggregate score team competition called the “International Mexican Pairs Tournament” within the 72-hole individual competition. The individual competition cuts to the low 60 and ties after 54 holes.
Click here for scoring and pairings during the championship.