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90th West Virginia Golf Association Open gets another 18 qualifiers at Bridgeport Country Club

Noah Seivertson of Wheeling earns Medalist honor

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The fifith of six statewide qualifiers for the 90th West Virginia Open Championship took place Monday at Bridgeport Country Club. Over 50 golfers hoped to qualify for 18 spots in the Championship later this month, plus two alternates.

Earning Medalist Honors with a three-under-par 69 was Noah Seivertson of Wheeling. Other qualifiers were:

  • Andrew Strope of Rayland, Ohio;
  • Matt Gissy of Weston;
  • Brent Rhoades;
  • Anthony Rogers of Clarksburg;
  • Jace Lancaster of Clarksburg;
  • Solas Chhin-Kreiner of Morgantown;
  • Adam Gill of Wheeling
  • Alex Louk of Buckhannon;
  • Caleb Osborne of Tunnelton;
  • Jason Grimmett of Hurricane;
  • Matthew Allen of Newburg;
  • Eli Lambie of Moundsville;
  • Andrew Ridgway of Bridgeport;
  • Brandon Lawhorn of St. Marys;

“We’re always happy to host WVGA events and the course is in great shape for these outstanding golfers,” said Bridgeport’s Head Golf Professional Mike Gervais.

Other highlights of the day included six birdies for Brandon Lawhorn and five birdies each for Mark Walker and Doug Wallace of Morgantown.

For today’s leaderboard, visit WV Open Qualifier – Bridgeport Country Club.

Qualifying concludes Thursday, July 20, at Fincastle Country Club in Bluefield, Va. For more information, please visit wvga.org.

About the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA): Founded in 1913, the West Virginia Golf Association is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in West Virginia. It is our privilege to protect and share the rich history of golf in West Virginia through the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame. We serve as a central source of information for our Member Clubs and generally represent the United States Golf Association (USGA) through administering the USGA Handicap System and Course/Slope Rating System, conducting qualifying rounds and overseeing amateur status matters. We introduce elementary school children to golf and safety, core values and healthy habits through the First Tee of West Virginia and develop young players through our Callaway Junior Rookie League and Callaway Junior Tour events for boys and girls under 18. We host one-day events and tournaments, which highlight the best amateur and professional golfers in the state, throughout the season for men, women, juniors and seniors. We encourage people of all ages to pursue and benefit from the opportunities for competition, camaraderie and health offered by the sport of golf. Our membership consists of 85 Member Clubs and over 11,000 individual golfers throughout the state of West Virginia.

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