Stephenson Qualifies For 2010 U.S. Amateur

UABSPORTS.COM Adam Stephenson
Adam Stephenson

July 26, 2010

DURHAM, N.C. --- East Carolina's Adam Stephenson shot a three-under-par 141 in U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifying Tournament at the Old Chatham Golf Club in Durham to become one of six golfers in the field to qualify from the site for the 2010 U.S. Amateur Championship.

The rising-junior carded a first round total of two-under 70, followed by a second round tally of one-under 71 and finished tied for second-place.

The 2010 U.S. Amateur Championship will be held at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., August 23-29. This will be the first championship for Chambers Bay, which will also host the 2015 U.S. Open.

Qualifying players will participate in 36 holes of stroke-play qualifying Aug. 23-24. The 64 lowest scorers will begin match play on Aug. 25. The 36-hole championship final match will be played Sunday, Aug. 29.