COLTS NECK, N.J. – Holy Cross sophomore golfer Steve Zychowski (Mendham, N.J.) has qualified to play in the 2010 United States Amateur Championship, which will take place at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., from Aug. 23-29. He will become the first Holy Cross golfer to compete in the U.S. Amateur in over 35 years.
Zychowski earned his spot in the field by placing second at a qualifying tournament held at the Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck, N.J., on Aug. 10. He finished with a total of 138 strokes over 36 holes, to earn second place behind Stanford freshman Cameron Wilson with a 135.
Last year, Zychowski ranked second on the team with an average of 77.2 strokes per round. He was the team's top finisher at the 2010 Patriot League Championship, placing fourth with a total of 224 strokes over three rounds.