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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EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Story
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Story
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
8th (+30, 894)
Monday, Feb 29
vs. TMC Spring ...
Santa Clarita, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. TMC Spring ...
Santa Clarita, CA
Story
Monday, Mar 07
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Story
Tuesday, Mar 08
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Story
Wednesday, Mar 09
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
15th (+60, 924)
Thursday, Mar 24
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Story
Friday, Mar 25
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Story
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
T-14th (+31, 871)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 12
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
9th (+39, 1,089)
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Sunday, May 01
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
8th (+45, 1,465)
Monday, May 16
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Tuesday, May 17
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Wednesday, May 18
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
10th (+12, 876)
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