PORTLAND, Ore. – Two local sides qualified Wednesday for the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship, after qualifying was held at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore.
The teams of Trevor Harding and Robbie Ziegler (Portland, Ore.) and Brodie Jordan and Austin Spicer (Sherwood/Gresham, Ore.) tied for medalist honors after both squads fired rounds of 7-under par 64. With two available qualifying spots, both teams advanced to next year’s championship.
Harding and Ziegler have been two of the most successful players on the OGA circuit the past few years. Harding won both the 2016 and 2017 Oregon Amateur Four-Ball Championships with playing partner Brent McKee and finished in second place at last year’s Oregon Men’s Stroke Play Championship. At this year’s Oregon Amateur, Harding tied for stroke play medalist honors and advance to the round of 16 during match play.
Ziegler is this year’s Oregon Amateur champion, having also finished second at the 2018 OGA Tournament of Champions. In 2017, he finished T3 at the PNGA Men’s Mid-Amateur.
Jordan is a former Portland State golfer, while Spicer played collegiately at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, Wash. Spicer qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship.
Five sides tied for third place at 65 (-6). The side of Kyle Crawford and Kevin Rei (North Bend/Bandon, Ore.) earned 1st alternate, while the team of Adam Harrington and Jordan Sweet (Portland/Wilsonville, Ore.) is 2nd alternate.
The 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship will take place here in the Northwest at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort from May 25-29, 2019.