Victoria Residents Claim All Three Spots At U.S. Amateur Qualifier At Victoria Golf Club

Medallist Jack Rothwell (Centre) Is Joined By Craig Doell (R) And James Swan (L) As U.S. Amateur Qualifiers - Image Credit: Jerome Goddard/BC Golf

By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf

A pair of Victoria Golf Club members made good use of their home-course advantage to earn spots in next month’s U.S. Amateur Championship. 

Jack Rothwell, the 2019 B.C. Amateur champion, and Craig Doell, for many years one of this province’s top amateurs, punched their tickets to what will be the 121st playing of the U.S. Amateur Aug. 9-15 at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania.

Another Victoria resident, James Swan, claimed the third spot that was available for the 77 players who teed it up Monday.

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