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Alpharetta residents qualify for U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships
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August 28, 2013 12:20 PM | 1940 views | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Danny Smyth and Bob Royak of Alpharetta qualified for the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship through an 18-hole qualifier hosted by The Frog Golf Club at the Georgian in Villa Rica on Aug. 21. Smyth and Royak earned two out of the seven available spots on the team after shooting rounds of three-under-par and two-under-par respectively. Smyth shared medalist honors for the best finish with Sam Audia.

The Frog Golf Club at the Georgian was set to 7,018 yards and a par of 72. A field of 131 players competed in the qualifying round.

Qualifiers advanced to the 33rd annual U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, which will be held at the Country Club of Birmingham (Ala.) from Oct. 5 through 10 with a starting field of 264 players. Entries were open to amateur golfers who will have reached their 25th birthday on or before Oct. 5 of this year and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 3.4.

The U.S. Mid-Amateur is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the U.S. Golf Association.

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