Alex golfers play in MGA Amateur Championship
Alexandria’s Casey Vangsness finished tied for 32nd at the Minnesota Golf Association’s Amateur Championship from July 21-23.
Vangsness qualified for the 111th Amateur Championship by winning a qualifier at the Wapicada golf Club on June 25.
He shot a 2-under 70 by firing back-to-back 35s that day. That helped him secure the win by two strokes over three others who finished at 72.
Alexandria’s Austin McCulloch and Jerry Rose also qualified for the championship after each shot 74 at the qualifying event at the Minnewaska Golf Club on June 25.
Rose finished tied for 28th at the championship in a group that included two-time Executive Division champion Daryl Schomer of St. Cloud. Rose and Schomer both shot three-day scores of 12-over, 228.
Jesse Bull won the championship with a 212 after shooting two-under on the final day. He edged Erik Christopherson by one stroke to win the title.