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Sixth Qualifier for 103rd WV Golf Amateur Championship adds 14 at Guyan

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The sixth qualifier for the 103rd WV Amateur Championship, presented by Astorg Motor Company and Mercedes-Benz of Charleston and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place July 25 at Guyan Golf & Country Club in Huntington.

David Woodrum of Bluefield led the field of 14 qualifiers with three birdies and an eagle to score a one under par 70.

Over 400 golfers from West Virginia have registered to qualify for this year’s Amateur Championship at The Greenbrier. There were 69 players competing for 14 qualifying and two alternate spots in the Championship. The other qualifying players from Monday were:

  • Walker Dent of White Sulphur Springs, (E) 71;
  • Jack Michael of Huntington, (E) 71;
  • Seth Kinker of Daniels, (+2) 73;
  • Jamie Bailes of Huntington, (+3) 74;
  • Duncan Waugaman of Huntington, (+3) 74;
  • Nathan Kinker of Barboursville, (+3) 74;
  • Matthew Carney of Barboursville, (+4) 75;
  • Anderson Goldman of Charleston, (+5) 76;
  • Mitchell Lehigh of Huntington, (+5) 76;
  • Tyler Hetzer of Milton, (+5) 76;
  • Justin Estep of Morgantown, (+5) 76;
  • Max Knapp of Charleston, (+5) 76;
  • Mark Cross of Huntington, (+6) 77;
  • Rico Simonetti of Wheeling, (+6) 77;
  • Chris Bohach of Ona, (+6) 77;
  • Lindy Sullivan of Huntington, (+6) 77;
  • PJ Ball of Baroursville, (+6) 77;
  • Alternate Chris Preston of Ona, (+7) 78; and
  • Alternate Brian Morrison of Barboursville, (+7) 78.

The remaining qualifying date and location is the “Last Chance Qualifier” on July 27th at Greenhills Country Club in Ravenswood.

The Amateur Championship will take place July 31 – August 3 at The Greenbrier, which has hosted the event 95 of the past 102 years.

Click here for today’s leaderboard – 103rd WV Amateur Qualifier – Guyan.

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. For more information, please visit wvga.org.

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