NORWALK, Conn. – Sacred Heart men's golfer Peter Ballo (Stamford, Conn.) qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship on Friday after carding a four-under 138 over 36 holes at Shorehaven Golf Club.
Ballo earned the third qualifying slot, finishing two shots behind the number one qualifier Max Adler. He was the runner-up at the Connecticut Amateur Championship in June. Ballo is the second Sacred Heart golfer to qualify for the U.S. Amateur Championship. SHU alum Ryan Reilly finished second in the qualifier at Metacomet Country Club in East Providence, R.I. The 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship will be held August 12-18 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.