May 4, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO - Former Loyola University Maryland golfers Ryan McCarthy '12 and Patrick McCormick '12 teamed for a first-round win in the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championships at The Olympic Club's Lake Course Monday before falling in Tuesday's Round of 16.
McCarthy and McCormick took down a pair of brothers, Ben and Danny Day, 2 and 1, on Monday in the Round of 32 before falling ot Sherrill Britt and Greg Earnhardt, 3 and 2.
The Olympic Club hosted the entire tournament, with the championship's match-play bracket being contested on the famed Lake Course. This was the 10th USGA championship hosted by The Olympic Club and the fourth USGA amateur championship. Five U.S. Opens have also been played on the Lake Course.
While teammates at Loyola from 2009-12, McCarthy and McCormick helped Loyola to four-straight Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships and four-straight NCAA Regional appearances.
Coverage of McCarthy/McCormick at USGA Four-Ball Championships
Four-Ball Comes at Perfect Time for McCormick, McCarthy (by USGA)
U.S. Four-Ball Pits Brothers Against Teammates, But All Leave Smiling (by Golfweek)