William Ely, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Ely, an 88-year-old retired lieutenant general, shot a one-under 71 at Quail Ridge Country Club. Since 1987, Ely has bettered his age more than 1,300 times. A World War II veteran, Ely served on Midway Island, in Australia and in Japan and, after retiring from the military in 1966, owned and operated what is now Dogwood Hills Golf Course in Claysville, Pa.
Jess Daley, Kent, Wash.
Daley, a senior at Northwestern, led the fifth-ranked Wildcats to the team title at the Kepler Intercollegiate in Columbus, Ohio, by taking medalist honors with a six-under 210. The week before the Kepler, Daley finished third at the Compaq Collegiate, shooting a 10-under 62 in the final round at Eldorado Golf Club in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Mitch Adams, Gary, N.C.
Adams, 43, won the North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship with a three-under 213 at Treyburn Country Club in Durham. It was the first individual title for Adams, a former club pro who regained his amateur status in 1988. The victory earned Adams a berth on the Carolinas team that will meet a squad of amateurs from the Virginias in October.