Meet the 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Quarterfinalists
(Championship held at Saucon Valley Country Club’s Old Course, Bethlehem, Pa.)
Patrick Christovich, 36, of New Orleans, La.
- Born July 18, 1978, in New Orleans, La.
- No. 167 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Playing in his third consecutive U.S. Mid-Amateur and advanced to quarterfinals for first time
- Won a 19-hole match against Corby Segal in Round of 16
- Member of 2014 USA Concession Cup Team
- 2012 Louisiana State Amateur champion and won three Louisiana Mid-Amateur titles
- Recorded three holes-in-one as a collegiate player at Mississippi State University
- Realtor for Keller Williams Realty
Denver Haddix, 34, of Lexington, Ky.
- Born July 7, 1980, in Jackson, Ky.
- No. 4,291 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Competing in his first USGA championship
- Defeated Loyola University (Md.) golf coach Christopher Baloga in the Round of 64
- 2014 Kentucky Match-Play champion and 2014 Kentucky State Amateur runner-up
- Played collegiately with PGA Tour professional Josh Teater at Morehead State University
- Diagnosed with Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss and is 85 percent deaf in one year
- Works as certified residential real property appraiser
Michael Harrington, 42, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
- Born May 9, 1972, in Westerly, R.I.
- No. 2,534 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Advanced to U.S. Mid-Amateur quarterfinals for the first time
- Reached the Mid-Amateur Round of 16 in 2006 and Round of 64 in 2008
- Competed in three U.S. Amateurs, including this year at Atlanta Athletic Club
- Chosen 2009 Colorado Golf Association Mid-Amateur of the Year
- Played collegiately at the University of Rhode Island
- Works as financial advisor for Morgan Stanley
Scott Harvey, 36, of Greensboro, N.C.
- Born May 30, 1978, in Greensboro, N.C.
- No. 109 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Competing in his seventh consecutive U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship
- Posted 1-up victories in his Round of 64 and Round of 32 matches
- Advanced to Mid-Amateur quarterfinals and was co-medalist in 2010
- Member of the USA Team at the 2014 Concession Cup
- Won the 2013 North Carolina Mid-Amateur title
- His father, Bill, played in 23 USGA championships, including 15 U.S. Amateurs
- Real estate property sales manager for S&K Triad Properties
Kevin Marsh, 41, of Henderson, Nev.
- Born Dec. 15, 1972, in Los Angeles, Calif.
- No. 1,135 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Competing in his 11th U.S. Mid-Amateur and advanced to at least the quarterfinals four times
- Won 2005 U.S. Mid-Amateur by defeating Carlton Forrester, 10 and 9, at The Honors Course, in Chattanooga, Tenn.
- Playing in his 17th USGA championship, including six U.S. Amateurs
- Claimed two Southern California Golf Association Amateurs, in 1996 and 2008
- Won the SCGA Four-Ball Championships in 2008 and 2009
- Inducted into Santa Barbara Athlete Hall of Fame in 2010
- Works as a commercial real estate developer for Shadow Mountain Marketplace
Brad Nurski, 35, of St. Joseph, Mo.
- Born Jan. 5, 1979, in St. Joseph, Mo.
- No. 3,994 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Playing in his second U.S. Mid-Amateur, but first since 2008
- Shared co-medalist honors with Scott Harvey by carding rounds of 71 and 70
- Won 2011 and 2013 Missouri Mid-Amateur Championship
- Captured 2010 Missouri State Amateur and 2012 Missouri Stroke-Play
- Claimed 2012 Olympia Fields National Four-Ball Championship
- Inducted into the Missouri Western State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013
- Works as conductor and switchman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway
Tom Werkmeister, 46, of Kentwood, Mich.
- Born March 8, 1968, in Detroit, Mich.
- No. 3,997 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Competing in his fifth U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship
- Advanced past the Round of 64 for the first time
- Defeated No. 3 seed and last year’s Mid-Amateur runner-up, Bill Williamson, in the Round of 32
- Won Michigan Mid-Amateur five times and Michigan State Open in 2013
- Three-time Golf Association of Michigan Player of the Year
- Inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame in 2013
- Has bowled a 300 game eight times and carries a 225 average in three leagues
- Self-employed (TL Werk, LLC) in Internet sales
Todd White, 46, of Spartanburg, S.C.
- Born Nov. 7, 1967, in Spartanburg, S.C.
- No. 227 in World Amateur Golf Ranking™
- Playing in his 14th USGA championship and fourth U.S. Mid-Amateur
- Reached semifinals in 2012 U.S. Mid-Amateur (lost to Garrett Rank)
- Member of winning 2013 USA Walker Cup Team at National Golf Links of America
- Secured the team’s 13th point by defeating Rhys Pugh, 4 and 3
- Advanced to match play this year for the fourth time in five U.S. Amateur appearances
- Four-time South Carolina Golf Association Player of the Year
- Enshrined into the Furman University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003
- Works as a high school history teacher