Tuesday, August 5, 2008

US Amateur Qualifying Results: Kim, Cox, Ziegler & Chung are in the Championship

A final list of Stanford qualifiers for this year's US Amateur includes Sihwan Kim, Jordan Cox, Steve Ziegler and David Chung. The event will be played at famed Pinehurst #2 and #4 courses in North Carolina - photo from Pinehurst Resort website.

The last qualifer was Sihwan Kim who shot an even par 69-71 at Hacienda Golf Club in Southern California after returning from the grueling, but successful Western Amateur in Michican. Here are complete scores from Sihwan's qualifier.

In early qualifying both incoming freshman David Chung and rising sophomore Steve Ziegler (large photo) qualified for the 2008 US Amateur championship to be held August 18-24 at the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. Jordan Cox also qualified based on his earlier qualifying for the US Open.

Here are complete 2008 Sectional Qualifying results from the USGA which will be updated for the next week as new qualifiers are completed.

Steve Ziegler shot 71-69 to lead all qualifying in Colorado by 4 shots. This will be the second time Steve has played in the US Amateur, having qualified in 2006. Steve Ziegler Qualifying Results at Colorado Golf Club.

David Chung shot 141 in his 36-hole qualifier in Hamilton, NY, to qualify as well. David's hometown paper covered the results.

Daniel Lim, a rising senior, failed to qualify as he shot a 73-76 to miss out by 3 shots in a qualifier held at the Peninsula Golf Club in Northern California. Dodge Kemmer failed to qualify as well. Sihwan Kim will play in a qualifier next week.

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