NeSmith and Knox qualify for the US Amateur

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Wednesday July 17, 2013

Columbia, SC--North Augusta product Matt NeSmith and Augusta's Lee Knox both qualified for the US Amateur Wednesday afternoon in Columbia, SC.

With just four spots on the line, NeSmith finished the two rounds at -5 and was in third place by himself. NeSmith will be a sophomore at South Carolina in the fall and was Co-Freshman of the year in the SEC this past golf season.

Knox made it through a three player playoff for the final spot after finishing up the two rounds at -3.

The US Amateur Championship will be held August 12th through the 18th at The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.