Ryan Dixon heading to US Amateur

Castle Eden Golf Club’s Ryan Dixon will compete in the biggest event in men’s amateur golf, The US Amateur, in August after making it through qualifying in Texas.

Ryan – who attends St Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas – made it through qualifying at Riverhill Country Club with a two-round total of 10 under-par and a second-place finish.

He will be part of the 122nd US Amateur at Ridgewood Country Club, New Jersey which takes place August 15-21.

The last English winner of the event was Yorkshireman Matt Fitzpatrick in 2013.