OAKMONT, PA - JUNE 16: Amateur Scottie Scheffler of the United States plays his shot from the fourth tee during the first round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on June 16, 2016 in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

BEVO BEAT Golf

Scheffler named to World Amateur Team

A Longhorn was chosen for the team a second straight time.

Posted August 29th, 2016

Advertisement

Texas junior golfer Scottie Scheffler was selected as one of three national golfers to play in the World Amateur Team Championship, the International Golf Federation announced on Monday.

Scheffler, alongside Maverick McNealy of Stanford and Brad Dalke of Oklahoma, will compete in four rounds of stroke play in Riviera Maya, Mexico Sept. 21-24.

The competition takes place every two years and the winners take possession of the Eisenhower Trophy.

Advertisement

Beau Hossler, who decided to forgo his senior season at Texas to turn pro, competed in 2014’s competition in Japan and helped the U.S. earn the Eisenhower Trophy for a record 15th time.

News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of Hookem.com is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to Statesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at statesman.com/subscribe.

Comments