David Easley of Lincoln and Tom Kelley of Omaha qualified for the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship in sectional qualifying Tuesday at The Player's Club.
Easley was medalist with a 3-under-par 68. Kelley finished second with a 69. They will compete in the U.S. Mid Amateur Oct. 5 to 10 at The Country Club of Birmingham (Ala.).
Brian Csipkes (71) of Gretna won a playoff to claim the first alternate spot over Cory Scamman of Shenandoah, Iowa.
Qualifying scores (x-qualified): x-David Easley, Lincoln, 34-34—68; x-Tom Kelley, Omaha, 32-37—69; Brian Csipkes, Gretna, 35-36—71; Cory Scamman, Shenandoah, Iowa, 33-38—71; Jeff Epstein, Omaha, 35-37—72; Robert Tridle, Lincoln, 36-36—72; Ryan Nietfeldt, Omaha, 39-34—73; Steve Buroker, Bennington, 33-40—73; John Sajevic, Fremont, Neb., 34-39—73; Tim Hourigan, Omaha, 35-38—73; Mitchell Holgate, Homer, Neb., 37-37—74; George Dehuff, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., 36-38—74; Ryan Knispel, Omaha, 38-38—76; Nick Vondrak, Omaha, 36-40—76; Kevin Kusleika, Bennington, 35-41—76; Joey Baldwin, Wayne, Neb., 37-39—76; Cole Grandfield, Omaha, 36-41—77; Travis Minzel, Lincoln, 39-39—78; Adam Cordes, Papillion, 40-38—78; Joe Palmer, West Des Moines, 39-39—78; Matt Petersen, Omaha, 38-40—78; Ron Peterson, Clive, Iowa, 39-40—79; Michael Root, Omaha, WD.