MIDLAND, MICH. – Cameron Lippoldt (Midland, Mich.), a junior on the Northwood University men's golf team, has qualified for the U.S. Amateur Championships.
Lippoldt is the first player in program history to qualify for the event.
After carding rounds of 72 and 69 at Forrest Akers West in East Lansing, Lippoldt was tied for the third and final qualifying spot with three other players. Lippoldt won the playoff on the second hole, giving him a spot in the field.
He joins Jack Weller of Swartz Creek and Donnie Trosper of Canton as qualifiers out of the Forrest Akers West event.
The U.S. Amateur Championships will take place August 14-20 at the Bel-Air Country Club and Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles, Calif. Players will play 36 holes of stroke play August 14-15 before the top 64 remaining competitors will play match play. A total of 312 players will take part in the event.