NEW ROCHELLE, NY - Iona College golf graduate Dylan Newman qualified for the 2013 U.S Amatuer Championship Monday, following a second place tie at a sectional qualifying round held at Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford, CT. Newman joins classmate Doug Hoppe, who qualified for the Championship last week in Michigan.
Newman shot an even par 144 over the two rounds, one of just three players to shot even or under par. The U.S. Amateur Championship will be held Aug. 12-18 at the Country Club of Brookline, MA. In the past, eleven players have won both the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open Championships.