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Two Teams Punch Tickets to 2020 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Qualifiers: Alec Stopperich & Harlan Winn; Matt Gourgeot & Brinson Holder

KILLEN, Ala. – Final results from U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Turtle Point Yacht & Country Club in Killen, AL on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (6937 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 73.6/130).

Two qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 

Three teams, Forrest Crabtree of Mobile, Ala. and Woodie Eubanks of Oneonta, Ala., Matt Gourgeot of Decatur, Ala and Brinson Holder of Point Clear, Ala., and Alec Stopperich of Pittsburgh, Pa. and Harlan Winn of Birmingham, Ala. all fired ten-under par 62 to earn co-medalist honors.

Stopperich and Winn birdied the third playoff hole to earn the first qualifying spot while Gourgeot and Holder birdied the seventh playoff hole to survive the 3-for-2 playoff and secure the final qualifying spot. Crabtree and Eubanks are the first alternates.

Aaron Jackson of Tuscumbia, Ala. and  Austin Sparks of Red Bay, Ala. took the second alternate position in a three hole playoff over Blair Hamm of Helena, Ala. and Wesley Willings of Birmingham, Ala.

The two qualifiers advanced to the 6th United States Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA from May 23-27, 2020.

Hole-by-hole scoring: https://www.golfgenius.com/pages/1931423

This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.

Final Results

Pos.

Side

City

Score

To Par

 

Qualifiers

     

T1

Alec Stopperich / Harlan Winn

Pittsburgh, PA, Birmingham, AL

62

-10

T1

Matt Gourgeot / Brinson Holder

Decatur, AL, Point Clear, AL

62

-10

 

Alternates

     

T1

(1st Alt) Forrest Crabtree / Woodie Eubanks

Mobile, AL, Oneonta, AL

62

-10

T4

(2nd Alt) Aaron Jackson / Austin Sparks

Tuscumbia, AL, Red Bay, AL

64

-8

 

Failed to Qualify

     

T4

Patrick Drummond / Steven Hudson

Birmingham, AL

64

-8

T4

Blair Hamm / Wesley Willings

Helena, AL, Birmingham, AL

64

-8

T7

Clay Guerin / Will Swift

Hoover, AL, Vestavia, AL

65

-7

T7

Garrett Burgess / Ty Cole

Anniston, AL, Albertville, AL

65

-7

T7

Philip Pettitt / Spencer Provow

Murfreesboro, TN

65

-7

T10

Haymes Snedeker / Ty Thompson

Fairhope, AL

66

-6

T10

Cres Dodd / Kyle Hosick

Calhoun, GA, Cartersville, GA

66

-6

T10

David Gies II / Jonathan Noble

Charlotte, NC, MEX

66

-6

T10

Daniel Creel / Trent Jordan

Florence, AL

66

-6

T10

Stephen Davis / Collin Doss

Rome, GA

66

-6

T10

Rob Crockett II / Andy Roberts

Louisville, KY, Owensboro, KY

66

-6

T10

George Birge / Jordan Voss

Franklin, TN, Nashville, TN

66

-6

T10

Aaron Ingalls / Jeff Reuter

Jackson, TN

66

-6

T10

Boyd Owens / BJ Rogillio

Baton Rouge, LA

66

-6

T19

Charlie Buffkin / John Davis Woodliff

Nashville, TN, Tulsa, OK

67

-5

T19

Wesley Pate / Clint Provost

Vestavia Hills, AL, Birmingham, AL

67

-5

T19

Scott Barranco / Addison Lambeth

Montgomery, AL

67

-5

T19

David James / Jack Mize

Columbus, GA

67

-5

T19

Joshua Isbell / Andries Steyn

Cumming, GA, Roswell, GA

67

-5

T19

Brent Long / Lance Strawn

Murfressboro, TN, Murfreesboro, TN

67

-5

T19

Brennan Clay / Jeremy McGatha

Anniston, AL, Jacksonville, AL

67

-5

T19

Steven Groover / M Tyler McKeever

Birmingham, AL, Atlanta, GA

67

-5

T27

David Noll Jr. / Mark Strickland

Dalton, GA, Woodstock, GA

68

-4

T27

Stewart Whitt / Wesley Williams

Athens, AL, Kingston Springs, TN

68

-4

T27

Brock Bates / Jack Brown

Birmingham, AL

68

-4

T27

Hunter Bronson / Alan Coshatt

Montgomery, AL, Birmingham, AL

68

-4

T27

John Barnett / Bo Burdette

Nashville, TN

68

-4

T32

Ryan Eshleman / Bo Farlow

Vestavia Hills, AL, Birmingham, AL

69

-3

T32

Wesley Rogers / Patrick Sullivan Jr.

Natchez, MS, Montgomery, AL

69

-3

T32

Trent Alexander / Michael Noe

Florence, AL, Killen, AL

69

-3

T32

Justin Anderson / Hunter Mann

Hartford, AL, Troy, AL

69

-3

T36

R.B. Clyburn / Chad Thomas

Cartersville, GA, Temple, GA

70

-2

T36

Justin Gosa / Ron Mangold

Germantown, TN, Pocahontas, AR

70

-2

T36

Lee Birchall / Brett Ialacci

Birmingham, AL, Homewood, AL

70

-2

T36

Cole Contris / Zach Contris

Glencoe, AL, Hokes Bluff, AL

70

-2

T40

James McElroy / William Wellons

Nolensville, TN, Nashville, TN

71

-1

T40

Sam Audia III / Richard Schmidt

Birmingham, AL

71

-1

T40

Ben Heavrin / Brandon Lunke

Nashville, TN

71

-1

T40

Avery Arasin / Michael Arasin

Marietta, GA, Auburn, AL

71

-1

44

Robert Ball / Terry McGuirk

Atlanta, GA

72

E

45

Wiggins Edrington / McGowin Miller

New Orleans, LA, Birmingham, AL

73

1

T46

George Walker / Michael Walker

Fairhope, AL, Birmingham, AL

74

2

T46

Philip Breeding / Drew Jones

Franklin, TN, Nashville, TN

74

2

T46

Jeremiah Cox / Drew Peak

Franklin, TN

74

2

NS

Robert Ghirardini / Matthew Giesler

Atlanta, GA, Marietta, GA

NS

-

NS

Fredrick Okins / Kenneth Okins

Anniston, AL

NS

-

NS

Buster Bruton / Connor McKay

Dallas, GA, Knoxville, TN

NS

-

 

About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 130 member clubs represented by over 19,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 20 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit www.alabamagolf.org.