Dechambeau Advances To Match Play At U.S. Amateur Championship
Aug 13, 2013
BROOKLINE, Mass. (SMU) - SMU sophomore Bryson Dechambeau advanced to the first round of match play at the 113th U.S. Amateur Championships in Brookline, Mass., on Tuesday after shooting two-under par after two rounds of stroke play. Dechambeau is finished stroke play tied for sixth.
Dechambeau shot a three-under 67 on Monday, tying him for second overall. The Clovis, Calif., native shot a 71 on Tuesday to fall back to sixth. The top 64 scores out of 312 entrants qualified for match play, which will begin tomorrow and conclude with the championship match on Saturday.
Recent SMU graduate Mario Clemens is also still alive and will participate in a 17-for-15 playoff early tomorrow morning.
Since 1998, SMU has had three players win the U.S. Amateur. Hank Kuehne won in 1998 at the Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y., Colt Knost won in 2007 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, and Kelly Kraft won in 2011 in Hartford, Wisc. No school has had more than one winner during that span.
Complete start times and a schedule of events can be found here.