Coastal Carolina University men's golf's Zack Byrd qualified for the upcoming U.S. Men's Golf Amateur with his play on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Battleground Country Club in Freehold, N.J. The U.S. Amateur will be contested at Pinehurst Resort's Nos. 2 and 4 courses in Pinehurst, N.C., Mon.-Sun., Aug. 18-24.
The redshirt senior, who received a medical redshirt last year after tearing an ACL, fired a 5-under 137 with rounds of 70 and 67 to advance to the top amateur tournament in the country. He earned the final of three spots from 95 players at the par-71, 6,854-yard course.
Byrd recently competed at Pinehurst, as he played in the North & South Amateur on the same courses earlier this year.