Woody FitzHugh and Justin Klein shared the honors in the Baltimore-area half of a split qualifying program for the Maryland Open and State Amateur championships at Chestnut Ridge Country Club yesterday.
FitzHugh, head professional at his own driving range in Herndon, Va., had five front-nine birdies in shooting 31-3667 to lead the Open qualifiers. Klein, a Duke University freshman whose next event will be the NCAA championships in Lexington, Ky., in two weeks, topped the amateur field with 37-3572.
For the Open field, 67 players at 82 and better advanced to the championship at Crofton CC, July 12-14.
For the Amateur, where 13 were exempt, 54 with a score of 81 and better qualified for the championship at Manor CC, June 17-20.