Park Meadows Country Club Hosted 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier

September 17 2015

PARK CITY, Utah (September 16, 2015) – Park Meadows Country Club hosted the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier on Monday, September 14th, 2015. 74 mid-amateur golfers including former Utah State Amateur Champions Don Horner, Jon Wright and Darrin Overson played the Nicklaus Signature course. 

“We were honored to be chosen for the site of the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier,” said Russ Olsen CEO of Stein Eriksen Lodge Management Corp. “The Park Meadows Nicklaus Signature course offers the quality, layout, yardage and difficulty that the USGA is looking for when selecting sites for national championship qualifiers.”

The Mid-Amateur, for amateur golfers of at least 25 years of age, provides a formal championship for the post-college amateur.  Before the arrival of the Mid-Amateur, the post-college player could compete in the Amateur Championship.  Older amateurs faced greater odds while fitting their golf around work and families.   The mid-amateur was created to give an even playing field to these older amateurs.

With players from 8 states represented, only four move on to the Mid-Amateur Championships.  The winters from the Mid-Amateur Qualifier include Ryan Brimley (medalist), Charles Archer, Darris Overson and Robbie Fillmore.

 Over 5,000 players attempt to qualify for the Championship each year with only 264 qualifying.  The 2015 Mid-Amateur Championship will be hosted by John’s Island Club in Vero Beach, Florida October 2-8, 2015.  The winner of the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur will be invited to the 2016 Masters.  

For more information on Park Meadows Country Club and the U.S. Mid-Amateur Qualifier, please contact John Perry at 435.659.6197 or jperry@steinlodge.com. Additional information about Park Meadows Country Club can also be found at www.parkmeadowscc.com

 

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About Park Meadows Country Club 

Park Meadows Country Club, a Stein Eriksen Lodge Management Corp property, is the only private country club located in the heart of Park City, Utah. From the club's renowned Jack Nicklaus-designed, championship golf course to its extraordinary culinary cuisine and beautiful clubhouse, Park Meadows provides full-service amenities, such as a professionally staffed golf pro shop, fully equipped fitness facilities, his and her locker rooms and a staffed outdoor swimming complex—all located just minutes from historic Main Street and the three area ski resorts. Park Meadows members enjoy year-round outdoor sporting opportunities, including nearly three seasons of golf and cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing during the winter. Known for its breathtaking views, Park Meadows Country Club is the perfect venue for all types of special events. The venue provides outdoor settings with spectacular mountain views or a beautifully appointed clubhouse with adjoining decks for private parties, weddings, company meetings, golf tournaments and more. 

 

Becoming a member of Stein Eriksen Lodge Management Corp in June 2015, the relationship joins two legendary properties known for the highest levels of service, best locations and the industry leaders in their respected categories. As experts in world-class hospitality, Stein Eriksen Lodge Management Corp currently oversees the legendary Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley, Utah's only Forbes 5-Star hotel and spa, AAA 5-Diamond hotel and World's Best Ski Hotel; The Chateaux Deer Valley, a Forbes 4-Star hotel, AAA 4-Diamond hotel; and the Stein Eriksen Residences, a luxury 14-home and 40 condominium residence development at Deer Valley Resort and one of the most successful new developments in Park City scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. 

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