Team USA



Danny Yates

Yates has won the Southern Amateur, and the 1992 U.S. Mid-Amateur, and pocketed both the Georgia Amateur and Georgia Mid-Amateur titles three times each.  He was runner-up in 1974 North-South and runner-up in the 1988 U.S. Amateur.  He was a member of the 1988 U.S. World Amateur team, the 1989 and 1993 Walker Cup Teams, and captained the 1999 and 2001 Walker Cup Teams.  Because of his amateur accomplishments, he played in both the 1989 and 1993 Masters Tournaments. 

Vice Captain

Alan Fadel

Alan turned professional in 1978 and qualified for the PGA Tour in 1979. Alan was reinstated as an amateur in 1987 and won the Ohio Amateur Championship in 1995, the Ohio Mid-Amateur in 1989 and 1999, and has represented Ohio in the USGA Team Championships four times. Alan has qualified for numerous USGA Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships, winning 11 medalist honors. He is an 11 time Club Champion at the historic Inverness Club, has claimed three Highland Meadows Golf Club Championships, and is 2004 and 2008 Club Champion at the famed Pine Valley Golf Club.

Alan has qualified for three U.S. Senior Opens and finished eighth and ninth in the 2010 and 2011 British Senior Amateur Championships, and he has won two events on the prestigious Society of Seniors circuit. Alan won the 2008 Ohio Senior Amateur Hall of Fame Championship, and is 2014 State Mid-Am champion.

Vice Captain

Robert Gerwin

Gerwin has played in 35 USGA Championships including 15 U.S. Amateur Championships and 14 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships. In 1997, Gerwin lost in the Quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur and in 2009 he advanced to the Semi-finals of the U.S. Mid-Amateur.

Gerwin has competed in three British Amateur Championships with his best finish being in 1998 at Muirfield and in four St. Andrews Links Trophy Championships. He has won both the Inverness Mid-Amateur and the Inverness Two-Man twice.

Gerwin is a two-time winner of the Ohio Amateur Championship, in 1996 and 2001. Gerwin became the second player ever to win the Ohio Mid-Amateur and Ohio Amateur in the same year, accomplishing this in 1996.

Gerwin is a five-time Greater Cincinnati Golf Association Champion and 18-time club champion at The Camargo Club. He currently holds four Course records in competition including a 59 at Camargo Club during the club championship.

Vice Captain

Bryan Norton

Bryan played golf at Oral Roberts University, contributing to a team that included four All-Americans players and finished 2nd in the NCAA in 1981. Bryan was twice a 2nd Team All-American, finished 4th individually in the 1980 NCAA Championship, and won his first Kansas Amateur Championship in 1980.

After college, Bryan played professionally for 10 years and in his final year playing as a professional, Bryan won the 1992 Oklahoma Open. 

A reinstated amateur, Bryan has continued to compete. He won the Kansas Amateur Championship twice more (2002 and 2014) and has qualified for Match Play in every Kansas Amateur Championship since 1977. In 2003 Bryan was runner-up in the US Mid-Amateur and earned stroke-play medalist honors at the British Mid-Amateur. He led the Kansas team that won the USGA Men’s State Team Championship in 2010 and won the Kansas Senior Amateur Championship in 2010, 2011, and 2018. He was named to the US teams for the 2016 Concession Cup and most recently, he was named on the 2020 East-West Cup.


Joseph Deraney


  • 2022 Greenwood Invitational Champion
  • 2021 Mississippi Mid-Am Champion
  • 2021 John T. Lupton Memorial Champion
  • 2022 Gasparilla Invitational – 2nd place
  • 2021 Stocker Cup Championship – 3rd place
  • 2022 Walter J. Travis Invitational – 5th place
  • 2021 Azalea Invitational – 5th place

Evan Beck


  • 2022 VSGA Mid-Amateur Champion
  • 2022 Eastern Amateur Champion
  • 2022 George C Thomas Inv. – Mid-Am Champion
  • 2021 VSGA Mid-Amateur Champion
  • 2021 State Open of Virginia Champion
  • 2021 Eastern Amateur Champion
  • 2022 State Open of Virginia – 2nd place

Tug Maude


  • 2018 US Fourball Am – Rd 16
  • 2019 Travis Invitational Champion
  • 2019 Stocker Cup Runner-Up
  • 2021 Gasparilla Invitational Runner-Up
  • 2021 PA Mid-Am Champion
  • 2022 Crump Cup Semi-Finalist

Mathew Mattare

New Jersey

  • 2022 Walter J Travis Invitational Champion
  • 2022 George L Coleman Inv – Mid-Am – 4th place
  • 2021 Crump Cup Memorial Tourn – 5th place
  • 2021 Walter J Travis Invitational – 5th place

Scott Turner


  • 3-time PBCGA Player of the Year
  • Won 3 FSGA Championships
  • 2022 US Mid-Am quarterfinalist
  • 2022 Tire Kingdom Mid Amateur Match Play Champion
  • 2022 Florida Match Play Championship – 5th
  • 2022 Florida Amateur Championship – 5th
  • 2021 Florida Mid-Amateur Championship – Top 10

Brad Nurski


  • Top 10 finish in the Crump Cup
  • Top 10 finish in the US Mid-Am
  • 2022 Coleman – 13th place
  • 2022 Missouri Mid-Am Champion
  • 2nd Place in 2021 Carlton Woods Invitational


Mike McCoy


McCoy was a member of the 2015 USA Walker Cup team and quarterfinalist at the U.S. Mid-Am. Low Amateur and amateur score record-setter at the 2015 U.S. Senior Open. Winner, 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur; Winner, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010 Crump Cup at Pine Valley; Qualified for numerous U.S. Amateurs and U.S. Mid-Amateurs; five-time Iowa Amateur champion and Hall-of-Fame member.  Mike is the current British Senior Amateur Champion.

Rusty Strawn


  • 2022 US Senior Amateur Champion
  • 2022 Canadian Senior Amateur Champion
  • 2022 Trans-Miss Senior Amateur Champion
  • 2022 Florida Senior Azalea Champion

Robert Funk


2018 & 2022 USGA Senior Amateur-match play participant, 2022 Canadian Amateur 4th , a 2-time participant in East-West Matches, 2020 California Senior Amateur Champion, 2021 Northern California Match Play Champion & Senior Amateur Champion, 2017 US Senior Open Low Amateur, 2018, 2021, 2022 US Senior Open Participant.

Bob Royak


  • 2022 US Senior Semi-finalist
  • 2021 Georgia Mid-Am Champion
  • 2021 National Senior Am – Hall of Fame Champion
  • 2019 US Senior Champion

Mathew Sughrue


  • 2022 Crump Cup Quarter-finalist
  • 2022 US Senior Amateur Final 16
  • 2022 British Senior Amateur T8
  • 2022 Coleman Senior 4th place
  • 2022 Winner Jones Cup Senior

Doug Hanzel


Played in 3 prior Concession Cups with 7-0-2 record. 2013 USGA Senior Amateur Champion, runner up in 2022, Low amateur 2012 and 2013 USGA SENIOR OPEN, qualified for 40 USGA events. Currently, the number 2 rated senior amateur in world amateur golf rankings. Four-time Georgia senior amateur champion, 5 time Georgia senior player of the year. Only player in USGA history to qualify for match play in the same year in the US Amateur, US MID-Amateur and Senior Amateur, 2012.

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