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Gainesville High graduate Jackson Bishop qualifies for U.S. Amateur Golf Championship
Bishop finished tied for second at even-par in a qualifier at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell
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Gainesville High graduate Jackson Bishop is moving on to compete for the U.S. Amateur Championship in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. after tying for second place in a qualifier at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell on Wednesday.

Bishop, who is now a member of the golf team at Wester Carolina University, shot back-to-back rounds of 70 to finish with an even-par 140 for the two-day event.

Medalist Luke Schniederjans, a Georgia Tech signee, shot a 5-under 65 on Tuesday and finished with a 1-under 69 on Wednesday to win the event by four strokes.

Tied with Bishop for second, Chandler Eaton of Alpharetta shot a 3-over 73 on Day 1 before shooting 67 on Wednesday.

S.M. Lee of Buford shot a 68 on Tuesday before rounding out the event with a 2-over 72 to make the cut.

The U.S. Amateur Championship will be played Aug. 15-21 at Oakland Hills Country Club in Michigan.

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