2 local teams lead USGA Qualifier

WALES, WI - Two teams with local ties set the pace in the USGA Amateur (four-ball) Qualifier at The Legend at Brandybrook in Wales, WI, on Wednesday.
Ben Skogen of Onalaska and former member of the University of Wisconsin men's golf team, and his partner, Pete Kuhl of Morton, IL, led the qualifier with a 5-under par 66.
Joe Weber of Onalaska and Josh Dirks of La Crosse also qualified with a 4-under 67. Two other teams also shot 4-under par, but lost in a playoff to Weber and Dirks.
Forty-one teams registered for the 18-hole event.