MSU golfer Ramey tackles U.S. Amateur

KPY7_djournal_stock_sports_golf_jisi_shaneBROOKLINE, Mass. – Mississippi State senior Chad Ramey will tee it up in the 113th U.S. Amateur Championship starting today at the Country Club of Brookline.

Today and Tuesday will see 36 holes of stroke play with 312 golfers vying for only 64 spots in the match play rounds that begin Wednesday.

The Fulton native, a first-team All-SEC selection, will tee off at 11:45 a.m. CST, with fellow Bulldog Joe Sakulpolphaisan as his caddy.

Ramey qualified for the U.S. Amateur after shooting rounds of 66 and 69 in a 36-hole qualifier in June.

The U.S. Amateur is the oldest golf championship in the country.