Eatonton native Max DuPree qualified for a spot in the 121st US Amateur Golf Championship next week at Oakmont Golf Club in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Max shot 71-66 to qualify at Camden Country Club in Camden, S.C., on July 12-13.
More than 130 players tried to qualify at this site and Max finished Tied for second. The USGA received approximately 8,000 entries trying to qualify nationwide.
Max will start his sophomore season at USC Upstate this fall. Max made the Big South Conference All Freshman Team with a Top 5 and Top 10 finish at tournaments this past season.
Max graduated from Gatewood Schools in 2020 after starting at Gatewood in K4.