122nd U.S. Amateur Championship Underway in New Jersey

122nd U.S. Amateur Championship Underway in New Jersey

Pictured: Austin Devereux (Kathryn Riley/USGA)

PARAMUS, N.J. – The first round of the 122nd U.S. Amateur Championship has concluded at both The Ridgewood Country Club and stroke play co-host Arcola Country Club on Monday and 312 of the best amateur golfers in the nation teed it up in the Garden State. 

U.S. Amateur Scoring

NJSGA U.S. Amateur Feature Story: The Longshot

NJSGA U.S. Amateur Feature: Building a Powerhouse

NJSGA U.S. Amateur Feature: Ridgewood and Arcola Gear Up for the Amateur

U.S. Amateur Qualifying at Canoe Brook CC: Three Punch Their Tickets to the 122nd U.S. Amateur Championship

Andres Acevedo, a former Seton Hall University standout finished with a 1-under par 69 on Monday at Arcola. William O’Neill of Morristown and Rhett Sellers, an incoming junior at Rutgers University notched a pair of solid rounds, carding a 2-over par 72 at Arcola. The duo sit at t-51 overall. 

Also at Arcola, 2020 New Jersey Amateur Champion Austin Devereux and Jersey City’s Matthew Mattare carded a 77 (+7) and 78 (+8), respectively.

At Ridgewood, Mark Costanza, 2020 New Jersey Open Champion and 2021 U.S. Mid-Amateur finalist had a solid day, turning in an even par 35 on the front nine before an uneven back nine, highlighted by a birdie on No. 16, a 431-yard par 4. The 33 year old shot a 3-over par 74 on Monday and currently sits t-78 overall. 

Dougie Ergood of Mount Laurel rounds out the Garden State competitors, carding a 5-over par 76 at Ridgewood.

The New Jersey State Golf Association is set to bring live coverage of O’Neill as he tees off No. 1 at Ridgewood in his second round of stroke play at 12:35 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Follow @NJSGA1900 on Instagram to catch the live action.

Following 36 holes of stroke play, the top 64 players will advance to match play. 

New Jersey Competitors in the 122nd U.S. Amateur Championship & Starting Times
Austin Devereux, Brielle, N.J. (Rd 2 : 12 :15 p.m., Ridgewood #9)
William O’Neill, Morristown, N.J. (Rd 2 : 12 :35 p.m., Ridgewood #1)
Matthew Mattare, Jersey City, N.J. (Rd 2 : 7 a.m., Ridgewood #9)
Mark Costanza, Morristown, N.J. (Rd 2 : 12 :15 p.m., Arcola #10)
Dougie Ergood, Mount Laurel, N.J. (Rd 2 : 12 :15 p.m., Arcola #1)
Rhett Sellers, Longview, Texas (Rd 2 : 12 :45 p.m., Ridgewood #1) ^
Andres Acevedo, San Antonio, Texas (Rd 2: 1:07 p.m., Ridgewood #9) !

^ - Attends Rutgers University
! - Attended Seton Hall University

U.S. Amateur Match Play Tickets
Fans will have a chance to walk the fairways with the world’s best amateur golfers and future stars of the game as tickets for the 122nd U.S. Amateur Championship. Stroke play is closed to the public, however tickets for match play are still available here.

NJSGA Social Media
For the latest updates and news, visit njgsa.org or follow New Jersey State Golf Association on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at @NJSGA1900.

This website requires javascript. Please enable it or visit HappyBrowser.com to find a modern browser.