UW golfer Chris Williams named to U.S. team | NW Briefs
Washington senior golfer Chris Williams was named to the U.S. team for the World Amateur Team Championship Oct. 4-7 in Antalya, Turkey.
Washington senior golfer Chris Williams was named to the U.S. squad for the World Amateur Team Championship Oct. 4-7 in Antalya, Turkey.
Williams, from Moscow, Idaho, joins Steven Fox of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Justin Thomas of Goshen, Ky., on the three-man team. Fox recently won the U.S. Amateur. Thomas is the world's No. 2-ranked amateur, behind Williams.
On Wednesday, Williams won the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the world's top amateur golfer, earning automatic invitations to the 2013 U.S. and British Opens.
Williams previously represented the U.S. in the 2011 Walker Cup and 2011 and 2012 Palmer Cups.
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From sports-information reports.