Scott Osler of Cutchogue, who last week tied for the last qualifying spot in a U.S. Open qualifier but had to miss a playoff because of a business commitment, was the co-medalist today in a qualifyier for the Ike Championship. He shot 3-under par 68 at his home course, North Fork Country Club, to advance. He tied with Hunter Semels of North Hempstead.
The Ike is a stroke-play event run by the Metropolitan Golf Association and is considered one of the great amateur championships around.
Here are all the qualifying players from today's round:
Scott Osler, North Fork Country Club - 35-33--68
Hunter Semels, North Hempstead Country Club - 32-36--68
Tom Trakoval, Port Jefferson CC at Hrbr Hill - 34-35--69
Mike Midgette, Bethpage State Park Golf Club - 35-34--69
Sean Keller, Bellport Country Club - 36-34--70
John McCreary, Islands End G & CC - 36-34--70
Jason Doppelt, Fresh Meadow Country Club - 36-35--71
Matthew Smith, The First Tee @ Eisenhower Pk - 36-36--72
Brian Hwang, Hamlet Willow Creek G & CC - 37-35--72
Dave Segot, Nassau Players Club - 37-35—72