Obie competes in U.S. Amateur championship
Former Havre High golf standout Nick Obie has had a busy and successful summer on the golf course. Now Obie finish his summer golf season by facing the toughest amateur competition in the United States when he begins play today at the 2003 U.S. Amateur golf championship in Pittsburgh.
Obie won the Montana sectional qualifier on Aug. 4 at Bridger Creek Golf Club in Bozeman with a two-day total of 140. He defeated Laurel standout Nathan Bailey by two strokes to qualify for today's tournament.
Obie's quest for the biggest prize in amateur golf begins this morning with 18 holes of stroke play....