U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Round of 32 Notes

A few interesting news and notes from the Round of 32 Matches at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball:

22 states: Texas with the most players (9), California (7), Ohio (6), North Carolina (5)

3 countries: Canada (3), Hong Kong China (1), United States (60)

Oldest player: Dan Corfee, 52, of El Macero, Calif.

Youngest player: Akshay Bhatia, 16, of Wake Forest, N.C.

Oldest team average: 43.5 … Todd White, 49, of Spartanburg, S.C. & Nathan Smith, 38, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Youngest team average: 15.5 … Bhatia & Grayson Wotnosky, 16, of Wake Forest, N.C.

Average age: 28.5

9 players ages 15-19

25 players ages 20-29

24 players ages 30-39

5 players ages 40-49

1 player age 50+

Ohio State is best represented team with 3 players (Will Grimmer, Clark Engle and Daniel Wetterich)

6 of the 7 exempt teams are in the Round of 32 … Britt/Earnhardt missed the cut

3 of the 7 USGA champions remain (Harvey, Smith, White are in … Bakst, Hagestad, Hanzel, Hogarth cut) … Hogarth cut in playoff

7 of the 11 USGA runners-up remain (Cigna, Cook, Dull, Harvey, Mitchell, Rank and Warnquist are in … Britt, Earnhardt, Hogarth and Pleat cut)

1 of 3 father-son team remains (Ben and Dan Corfee)

1 of 3 brother teams remain (Daniel and Matthew Wetterich)

6 of 18 intact sides that also played in the 2016 Four-Ball remain, including semifinalists Cristovich/Rank … runners-up Cigna/Warnquist … the other four teams lost in last year’s Round of 16 (Smith/White, Harvey/Mitchell, Engle/Grimmer, Capan/Wong)

Scott Harvey’s 39th birthday is tomorrow, Tuesday, May 30.

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