2021 U.S. Open Championship Local Qualifying Results from RTJ at Silver Lakes

Co-Medalists at U.S. Open Championship Local Qualifying: Peter Mathison (Left), Ford Clegg (Middle), Jaime Lopez Rivarola (Right)

HOOVER, AL (May 5, 2021) – Final results from U.S. Open Championship Local Qualifying hosted by RTJ at Silver Lakes in Glencoe, AL on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 (7226 yards, par 36-36—72, Course/Slope Rating: 75.2/139).

Championship Links: Final Results
Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. 
Peter Mathison of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Ford Clegg of Mountain Brook, AL and Jaime Lopez Rivarola of Argentina posted four-under 68 to earn co-medalist honors.

After a four-way playoff at 69, Christopher Crawford of Bensalem, PA birdied the first playoff hole to secure the final qualifying spot.

William Wann of Birmingham, AL birdied the second playoff hole to claim the first alternate spot. Wilson Furr of Jackson, MS secured the second alternate position.

The four qualifiers will advance to sectional qualifying that will be played at 12 sites located throughout the U.S. (10 sites) and internationally in Canada (1) and Japan (1).

For more information on the 121st United States Open Championship, please visit the Championship website.

This USGA National Championship Qualifier is conducted by the Alabama 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 over 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.


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