Myles Jones competes

Myles Jones recently competed in the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship in New Jersey.

Myles Jones, who has ties to Pierce County, competed in the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship last week at the The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, NJ.

Jones was one of 12 players from Georgia to play in the event. A total of 312 golfers representing 43 states and 29 countries participated in the tournament. The field narrowed down from 7,749 entries through qualifying tournaments earlier this summer.