Pipestem Resort and State Park saw 13 golfers qualify on July 16 for the 102nd WV Amateur Championship, presented by Astorg Motor Company and Mercedes-Benz of Charleston and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA).
Isaiah Zaccheo of Beckley topped the list of the day’s qualifiers, shooting a seven under par 65. Zaccheo said of his round, “I played great today. I really hope to keep this momentum going into the State Am in a few weeks.”
Over 400 golfers from West Virginia have registered to qualify for this year’s Amateur Championship, including six past champions. 52 of those players competed July 16 for 13 spots in the Championship. The other 12 qualifying players from today were: Patrick Smith and Brandon Thompson, Beckley; Carson Proffitt, Camp Creek; Jason McClanahan, Charleston; Bryson Beaver, Elkview; David Cassis, Fayetteville; Christopher Miller, Grafton; Jerod Ewing, Hinton; Nathaniel Begley, Oak Hill; Tanner Vest, Shady Spring; Chandler Beavers and David Dent, White Sulphur Springs.
The remaining qualifying dates and locations are:
July 18th at Riverside Golf Club, Mason
July 22nd at The Pines Country Club, Morgantown
July 28th “Last Chance Qualifier” July 28th at Greenhills Country Club, Ravenswood
The Amateur Championship will take place August 1-4 at The Greenbrier, which has hosted the event 94 of the past 101 years.