Kim and Cantlay Advance at U.S. Amateur

Aug. 26, 2010

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UCLA junior Alex Shi Yup Kim and incoming freshman Patrick Cantlay were among the 32 players who advanced to Thursday's second round at the 110th U.S. Amateur at Chambers Bay in Washington.

Cantlay, who tied for second in stroke play competition at six-under par 137, survived a furious rally by Brad Shaw of Los Angeles in the opening round of match play on Wednesday. Cantlay built a 6-up lead through 10 holes before making four consecutive bogeys on holes 11-14, while Shaw made par on those holes. A par at the 246-yard par 3 15th gave Cantlay a 3-up lead with three to play. Another bogey by Cantlay and par by Shaw at the 16th narrowed the lead to 2-up, but the 17th was halved and Cantlay won 2 & 1.

Kim and his opponent Todd White of Spartanburg, SC, traded the lead four times before Kim prevailed 1-up with a par on the final hole. White took a 1-up lead with a birdie at the first and Kim squared the match with a par on the second. Throughout the match, neither player led by more than one hole and nine holes were halved. White held a 1-up lead after the 16th, but a pair of pars on the last two holes gave Kim the victory. In stroke play, Kim tied for 47th at 148 (+5).

In Thursday's second round, Kim meets Byeong-Hun An of Berkeley, CA and Cantlay plays Blayne Barber of Lake City, Fl.

The USGA used two courses for the stroke play competition -- the 7,742-yard, par 71 Chambers Bay Course and the 7,420-yard par 71 Home Course.

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Thursday, Feb 04
vs. Amer Ari ...
Waikoloa, HI
Story
Friday, Feb 05
vs. Amer Ari ...
Waikoloa, HI
Story
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Amer Ari ...
Waikoloa, HI
2nd (-27, 837)
Friday, Feb 26 - All Day PST
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Saturday, Feb 27 - All Day PST
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Sunday, Feb 28 - All Day PST
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Monday, Mar 07 - All Day PST
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, Mar 08 - All Day PST
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Wednesday, Mar 09 - All Day PST
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, Mar 24 - All Day PST
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - All Day PST
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Saturday, Mar 26 - All Day PST
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Monday, Apr 11 - All Day PST
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Tuesday, Apr 12 - All Day PST
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Wednesday, Apr 13 - All Day PST
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday, Apr 30 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Sunday, May 01 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
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