Qualifiers for 6th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship: Brinson Holder (left), Matthew Gourgeot (middle left), Tory Davis (middle right), Tanner Davis (right)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (October 7, 2020) – Final results from the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Huntsville Country Club in Huntsville, AL on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (6772 yards, par 36-35—71, Course Rating: 72.3/129).
Within a field comprised of 47 sides, two qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site.
Matthew Gourgeot of Decatur, AL and Brinson Holder of Point Clear, AL secured their qualifying spot for next year’s U.S. Amateur Four-Ball at Chambers Bay in Washington.
Also advancing to Washington are Tanner Davis of Knoxville, TN and partner Tory Davis of Johnson City, TN.
“We played some great golf and had some ups and downs,” said Davis. “We had to sweat it out until the end, but we ended up making a 3 for 2 playoff. Now, we’re just super excited to qualify for the U.S. Four-Ball!”
Both teams fired 10-under 61 to qualify and move forward to the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball.
Ben Fisher of Germantown, TN and Matt Mitchell of Nashville, TN stand 1st Alternate, carding 10-under 61.
Alex Balog of Millbrook, AL and JP Kircher of Gainesville, GA posted nine-under 62 to stand 2nd Alternate.
The two qualifying sides will play in the 6th U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship at Chambers Bay in Washington, May 22 – 26, 2021.
This qualifier was conducted by the Alabama Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association.
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 115 member clubs represented by nearly 20,000 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 23 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.