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Trio to play in Pacific Coast Amateur

Isaac Merry of Las Cruces, Chandler Smith-Stetson of Rio Rancho and El Paso’s Greg Yellin have been selected to represent Team Sun Country at the Pacific Coast Amateur Championship, one of the top national amateur events.

The four-day event takes place July 24-27 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco (home to five U.S. Opens, including the last in 2012).

Merry, a recent graduate of New Mexico State, received an automatic invitation due to his New Mexico-West Texas Amateur Championship victory last week.

Smith-Stetson and Yellin were both at-large invites by the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association and Pacific Coast trustees.

 

Holes in one

COOKIE LOPEZ, Albuquerque, Ladera Golf Course No. 8, 163 yards, 6-iron, his second

DAVE MATTEUCCI, Albuquerque, Cochiti Golf Club No. 16, 166 yards, 6-iron, his second

SEAN WOOD, UNM North Golf Course No. 2, 140 yards, 6-iron, his first, and his first round in New Mexico

MIKE WILSON, Rio Rancho, Paradise Hills No. 7, 150 yards, 8-iron, his third

(To submit information for the Journal’s golf page, email sports@abqjournal.com or call 823-3935.)

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