Bill Williamson, a shareholder at Strauss Troy Co., LPA, has earned a place in the 33rd U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship presented by the United States Golf Association (USGA). The tournament takes place October 5-10, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama. It is the 8th USGA event he has qualified for.
The tournament starts Oct. 5 with first round stroke play qualifying and ends Oct. 10 with a 36-hole championship match. The winner of the tournament will receive an exemption to the Masters next April.
This year marks the 33rd U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. The U.S. Mid-Amateur is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the United States Golf Association (USGA), 10 of which are strictly for amateurs. Entries for the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur were open to players who have reached their 25th birthday by Saturday, October 5, 2013, and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 3.4. More than 3,000 golfers were eligible to apply.
The championship proper consists of 36 holes of stroke play qualifying, held on October 5-6, to determine the 64 players who will then compete in single elimination match play to determine the champion. Champions of this event earn an invitation to the Masters.
Bill’s law practice focuses on real estate law, corporate law and entity formation, estate planning, probate and general business law. He counsels businesses in a full-range of matters, including entity selection and formation, finance, capital structure and general contractual matters. Bill was named a 2012 Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine®.