Deer Isle golfer Sam Grindle and Rockland's Ricky Jones are among the 50 golfers competing at The Ledges GC in York today. At stake is a spot in next month's United States Amateur Golf Tournament in Georgia.

The field in York also includes Brewer's Kyle Alexander,  Maine Amateur runnerup Joe Walp(Portland) and many other of the state's top amateurs plus golfers from around New England and Canada.

Grindle finished 12th at the Maine Amateur, Jones finished 5th this year. He is a three time Maine Amateur winner.

The U-S Amateur national tournament begins August 11th at the Atlantic Athletic Club in Georgia.