3 La Crosse area teams fail in USGA Amateur Qualifier

WAUKESHA, WI - Three La Crosse area teams just missed qualifying for the United States Golf Association (Four-Ball) Championship at The Legend at Merrill Hills in Waukesha on Tuesday.
The team of Josh Dirks of La Crosse and Joe Weber of Onalaska came closest with a fifth-place finish with a 3-under par 69. Onalaska's Bennett Hutson and his partner, George Kneiser from Oconomowoc tied for sixth with 70, while Montana Stewart and Jim Walkley, Jr., both from Onalaska, shared 11th place with 71.
The qualifying cut-off was 67 for the two teams that advanced.