Three local golfers earned the chance to participate in this year’s Kentucky State Amateur by turning in outstanding rounds at a qualifying event Monday at the Danville County Club.
Stuart Witt shot a 74, Kyle Congleton shot a 75 and Chris Caldwell shot a 77.
They were among 26 golfers who posted qualifying rounds at the event.
Dakota Jarman of Danville recorded the best score of the day, a 71.
The 2013 Kentucky State Amateur is scheduled for June 18 through 20 at the Bowling Green Country Club. The field for the event will be 156 golfers this year.
Miller wins MDGT event
Richmond’s Zachary Miller won his division at the Musselman-Dunne Golf Tour event Sunday at the Stone Crest Golf Course in Prestonburg.
Miller took first-place in the 13-14 boys division, posting a two-round score of +10, 154, which beat out Jay Kirchdorfer of Louisville by one shot.
Miller shot a 77 (+5) on Saturday and was in second place after the first round.
Richmond’s MacKenzie Neal took third place in the girls 14-15 year-old division. She posted a two-round score of 184 (+40).
Three local golfers competed in the boys championship division. Carter Skipworth shot a +26, 170, and tied for 14th place. Burgess E. Clark shot a +37, 181, and finished 17th, while Trent Renfro shot a +46, 190.