The seventh and “last chance” qualifier for the 104th WV Amateur Championship, presented by Astorg Motor Company and Mercedes-Benz of Charleston and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place May 25 at Bel Meadow Golf Club in Mt. Clare.
Jared Gregory of Summersville was the Medalist with a four over par 76. Other highlights of the day included Ryan Bashour of Morgantown, Carson O’Dell of Hurricane, Drew Pingley of Morgantown and Mario Saludes of Wheeling each scoring three birdies on the day.
Other major event presenters include United Bank and The Greenbrier.
Over 400 golfers from West Virginia have registered to qualify for this year’s Amateur Championship. There were 69 players competing on May 25 for six qualifying spots in the Championship. The other qualifying players from today were:
- Brian Sigman of Hurricane, (+6) 78;
- Carson Higginbotham of Clarksburg, (+8) 80;
- Caleb Lee of Fairmont, (+8) 80;
- Cameron Fallon of Parkersburg, (+9) 81; and
- Taylor Fry of Lavalette, (+9) 81.
“The full slate of nearly 70 golfers we had today speaks well of Bel Meadow and the West Virginia Golf Association, each looking for one of six spots,” said Bel Meadow’s General Manager Randy Workman. “We enjoy being the last qualifier on the way to The Greenbrier, and we’re pleased our course is in such good shape.”
“We’d like to thank all the golfers for competing in these seven qualifiers,” said Astorg Auto General Manager Tyler Astorg. “We wish the qualifiers and alternates good luck at The Greenbrier.
The Amateur Championship will take place May 28-31 at The Greenbrier, which has hosted the event 96 of the past 103 years.
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