Fischl/Dilmer & Odonovan/Lenane Qualify for 7th U.S. Four-Ball at Niagara Falls CC

September 27, 2021

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – Sectional qualifying for the 2022 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship was conducted by the New York State Golf Association (NYSGA) at Niagara Falls Country Club on Monday, September 27.

Forty sides (80 players) competed for two qualifying places and two alternate positions into next year's championship, which will be hosted by the Country Club of Birmingham in Birmingham, Ala., May 14-18.

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The sides of Zach Fischl of Northampton, Penn. & John Dilmer of Allentown, Penn. and Aidan Odonovan of Somerville, Mass. & Joseph Lenane of Dedham, Mass. fired 5-under 65 to grab both spots and earn co-medalist honors. 

Fischl/Dilmer posted five birdies, while Odonovan/Lenane finished with six birdies. 

Both alternates were decided in a playoff between three sides, where Sean Knapp and Rick Stimmel of Pittsburgh, Penn. took the first alternate spot and Tyler Edholm of Tonawonda, New York and Matthew Pawlak of North Tonawonda, New York secured the second alternate spot, both at 67. 

The course setup at 6,806 yards and played to a par of 70.