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Meet the 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Semifinalists


| May 22, 2018 | Tequesta, Fla.

Idaho teens Carson Barry (left) and Sam Tidd are into the semifinals in their first U.S. Amateur Four-Ball appearance. (USGA/Darren Carroll)

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Chip Brooke, 42, Altamonte Springs, Fla.

  • Advanced with his partner Marc Dull to the semifinals of the 2017 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship
  • Helped develop the caddie program at Streamsong (Fla.) Resort
  • Former caddie at Bandon Dunes, where his father served as the caddie master
  • Works in sales in the lumber industry
  • Won the 2016 Florida State Mid-Amateur
  • Is 2,615 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™

Marc Dull, 32, Winter Haven, Fla.

  • A caddie at Streamsong Resort
  • Runner-up in the 2015 U.S. Mid-Amateur at John's Island Club
  • His great grandfather, the late Dexter Daniels, won the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship in 1961 and 1966
  • Won the 2017 and 2018 Florida State Mid-Amateur and was named the 2017 Florida State Golf Association Player of the Year
  • Is 1,970 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™

Carson Barry, 17, Eagle, Idaho

  • Will play at Oregon State University in the fall
  • Attends Rocky Mountain High School in Meridian, Idaho
  • Is 2,446 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • In 2018, posted four American Junior Golf Association top 10s and was ranked 32nd in the final AJGA rankings

Sam Tidd, 18, Meridian, Idaho

  • Will play collegiate golf at the University of Oklahoma in the fall
  • Helped lead his Rocky Mountain high school golf team to a state championship in 2017 with partner Carson Barry
  • Defeated defending champions Frankie Capan and Shuai Ming Wong in 19 holes in the Round of 16
  • Does not have a World Amateur Golf Ranking

Garrett Barber, 18, Stuart, Fla.

  • Advanced to the Round of 32 in last year’s U.S. Amateur at The Riviera Country Club
  • Won the 2017 Rolex Tournament of Champions
  • Is the first player to have won both the Jones Cup Junior (2016) and the Jones Cup (2018)
  • Will play college golf for Louisiana State University in the fall
  • Was a member of the victorious USA Junior Presidents Cup Team in 2017
  • No. 57 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™

Cole Hammer, 18, Houston, Texas

  • No. 52 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™
  • Qualified for the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, where he was the third-youngest competitor to compete in the U.S. Open
  • Competing in his second U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship and his sixth USGA championship
  • Has signed to play at the University of Texas beginning this fall

Kyle Cornett, 23, Mill Creek, Wash.

  • Kyle and his partner Patrick were teammates at Seattle University
  • First Team all-Western Athletic Conference 2016-2017 
  • First Team all Western Athletic Conference 2016-2017 (WAC) 
  • En route to the semifinals, Kyle and his partner won two matches in 19 holes, including a Round-of-32 match against 2015 semifinalists Todd Mitchell and Scott Harvey. Harvey won the 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur, was a member of the 2015 USA Walker Cup Team and qualified for the 2017 U.S. Open
  • Does not have a World Amateur Golf Ranking

Patrick Sato, 22, Seattle, Wash.

  • Is fluent in Japanese
  • 2015-2016 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
  • Recently graduated from Seattle University
  • Is 2,395 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™

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