Amateur Champion to Lead US Team


U.S. Amateur champion Ryan Moore heads a three-man USA team selected to compete in the Mens World Amateur Championship Oct. 28-31 in Puerto Rico.
Moore, a senior at the University of Nevada - Las Vegas, also won the U.S. Amateur Public Links and became the first player to wrap up the Amateur and the Publinx in the same year.
Spencer Levin of the University of New Mexico and Lee Williams of Auburn are the others selected. Luke List of Vanderbilt is the first alternate.
The team will be among the more than 60 squads competing in the 72-hole event at Rio Mar Country Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Moore and Williams were part of the 10-man 2003 USA Walker Cup squad, also named by the USGA.
The Championship is conducted by the International Golf Federation, which comprises national governing bodies of golf in 100 countries. It is played in conjunction with the Womens World Amateur Team Championship, which will be played on the same courses Oct. 20-23.
Trey Holland, USGA pesident and joint chairman of the IGF in 2000-2001, is the team captain.