Players go for final Am spots

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Two candidates for the final two spots on the U.S. Walker Cup team had U.S. Amateur qualifying on Monday. Dan Woltman shot 4-under 136 (69-67) at Kenosha (Wis.) Country Club to earn medalist honors by four shots. Mike McCoy came up two shots short at Des Moines Golf & Country Club, shooting 3-over 147 (77-70).

It was still a good day for the McCoy family, as Mike’s son Nate, a sophomore at Iowa State, grabbed the third and final qualifying spot. It will be Nate McCoy’s first U.S. Amateur appearance.

Jonathan Fly, the son of former PGA Tour player Buzz Fly, earned medalist honors by six shots, shooting 6-under 138 (71-67).