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ETSU freshman Komline earns spot in U.S. Amateur field
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
Komline, who signed with the Buccaneers last December, reached the U.S. Amateur championships by finishing tied for second in the sectional qualifier held at the Hickory Ridge Country Club in
This most recent accomplishment adds to Komline's resume, which includes a 2006 runner-up showing in both the New England Golf Championship and the
To determine the field for the U.S. Amateur, the USGA holds a series of sectional qualifiers each July, consisting of a 36-hole stroke play event.
The champion receives a gold medal, a replica of the Havemeyer Trophy, and various exemptions for other USGA championships, as well as the British Open and an invitation to compete in the Masters, provided they are still an amateur.
Fans wishing to keep up with Komline's progress throughout the U.S. Amateur can do so by visiting http://www.pinehurst.com/amateur-2008.asp.