U.S. AMATEUR FOUR-BALL
Meet the Semifinalists May 5, 2015 | SAN FRANCISCO

Sherrill Britt, 49, of West End, N.C.

  • Born July 11, 1965, in Wilmington, N.C.
  • No. 2,672 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Greg Earnhardt defeated Nos. 9 and 8 seeds in to advance to semifinals
  • Played in 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur and 2001 U.S. Amateur
  • Won 2015 Carolinas Golf Association Mid-Amateur title
  • Influenced by Peggy Kirk Bell, who received the USGA’s Bob Jones Award in 1990
  • Self-employed building contractor (Sherrill Britt Custom Homes)
     

Greg Earnhardt, 46, of Greensboro, N.C.

  • Born April 22, 1969, in Salisbury, N.C.
  • No. 3,277 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Sherrill Britt won their quarterfinal match, 2 and 1
  • Member of North Carolina squad that tied for second at 2003 USGA Men’s State Team
  • Played in six previous USGA championships, including 1994 and 2001 U.S. Amateurs
  • Claimed 2002 Middle Atlantic Amateur Championship
  • Insurance agent with North Carolina Farm Bureau
     

Scott Harvey, 36, of Greensboro, N.C.

  • Born May 30, 1978, in Greensboro, N.C.
  • No. 75 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Todd Mitchell won two matches, 3 and 2, to reach the semifinals
  • Won 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship by defeating Brad Nurski, 6 and 5, in final
  • Made his first Masters Tournament appearance in 2015 due to his U.S. Mid-Amateur victory
  • Captured the 2015 South American Amateur Championship by two strokes
  • Playing in his 16th USGA championship, including seven U.S. Mid Amateurs
  • His father, Bill, played in 23 USGA championships, including 15 U.S. Amateurs
  • Real estate property sales manager for S&K Triad Properties
     

Todd Mitchell, 36, of Bloomington, Ill.

  • Born Aug. 12, 1978, in Bloomington, Ill.
  • No. 1,521 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Scott Harvey won their Amateur Four-Ball Round of 32 match in 19 holes
  • Runner-up to Steve Wilson at 2008 U.S. Mid-Amateur
  • Competing in his 20th USGA championship, including seven U.S. Mid-Amateurs
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals at the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur
  • Chosen in the 14th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the New York Yankees
  • Works as an insurance agent for Clemens & Associates
     

Sam Burns, 18, of Shreveport, La.

  • Born July 23, 1996, in Shreveport, La.
  • No. 10 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Austin Connelly won their quarterfinal match, 2 and 1
  • Advanced to the Round of 32 at the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship
  • Qualified for 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur, held at Martis Camp in Truckee, Calif.
  • Led Calvary Baptist to three consecutive Louisiana state high school titles
  • Will attend Louisiana State University (LSU) in the fall of 2015
     

Austin Connelly, 18, of Irving, Texas

  • Born Sept. 18, 1996, in Irving, Texas
  • No. 6 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Sam Burns are the No. 2 seed in Amateur Four-Ball match play
  • Advanced to the Round of 64 at the 2013 and 2014 U.S. Junior Amateurs
  • Qualified for the 2014 U.S. Amateur at Atlanta (Ga.) Athletic Club
  • Won 2015 Jones Cup Invitational by defeating Kyle Jones in a playoff
  • Dual citizen of Canada and the United States
  • Will attend the University of Arkansas in the fall of 2015
     

Nathan Smith, 36, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

  • Born Aug. 6, 1978, in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • No. 83 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Todd White were members of the winning 2013 USA Walker Cup Team
  • Competing in his 33rd USGA championship, including 14 U.S. Amateurs
  • Four-time U.S. Mid-Amateur champion (2003, 2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Advanced to the quarterfinal round at the 2014 U.S. Amateur
  • Also on winning 2009 USA Walker Cup Team & 2010 USA Copa de las Americas Team
  • NCAA Division III All-America player at Allegheny College
  • Works as an investment advisor
     

Todd White, 47, of Spartanburg, S.C.

  • Born Nov. 7, 1967, in Spartanburg, S.C.
  • No. 123 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • He and partner Nathan Smith were one of three exempted teams in Amateur Four-Ball field
  • Playing in his 16th USGA championship, including 1995 U.S. Open
  • Reached semifinals in 2012 U.S. Mid-Amateur (lost to Garrett Rank)
  • Advanced to match play in four of his five U.S. Amateur appearances
  • Four-time South Carolina Golf Association Player of the Year
  • Enshrined into the Furman University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Works as a high school history teacher