Local golfers fail to qualify for USGA Mid-Am

A pair of local golfers failed to advance out of the USGA Mid-Amateur qualifier, held Sept. 7 at Washington County Golf Course in Hartford, Wis.
Two-time La Crosse County Amateur Golf Championship winner Joe Weber of Onalaska finished at 1-under-par 71. The three golfers who advanced - Sam Weber of Hartland, Jim Lemon of Verona and Charles Waddell of Chicago - all carded five-under 67s.
The other local golfer who attempted to qualify was Montana Stewart of Onalaska (78).
The USGA Mid-Amateur Championship is planned for October in Atlanta.
A number of local golfers are playing in the WSGA Mid-Amateur Championship, being played Sept. 11-12 at The Legend at Bergamont in Oregon, Wis.
WISCONSIN STATE OPEN: A number of local golfers also participated in the Wisconsin State Open, held Aug. 14-16 at North Shore Country Club in Mequon.
Among those making the cut were Keegan Drugan of Holmen, who finished the 72-hole tournament in a tie for 27th with a nine-over 297, and Joe DeRosa of Onalaska, who tied for 51st at 307. Drugan and DeRosa are both professionals.
Local golfers who failed to make the 36-hole cut were amateurs Tyler Church of Onalaska, and Weber.
Former Onalaska High School and University of Wisconsin standout Jeff Kaiser, a golf professional in Madison, tied for eighth with a two-over 290.
Maxwell Hosking of Madison won his first State Open title, finishing with a five-under-par 283.