Georgia Tech's Strafaci Advances to Match Play at US Amateur

Williams College golfer Sam Goldenring is competing at the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links. At press time Goldenring was right around the cut line at 6-over for the tournament

Two dozen players were tied for 64th place after two rounds of stroke play at Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill.

Georgia Tech junior Tyler Strafaci fired a 1-over-par 72 Tuesday at Pebble Beach Golf Links to finish 36 holes of stroke play at even-par 143, finishing safely among the top 64 golfers advancing to match play at the 118 U.S. Amateur Championship at in Pebble Beach, Calif.

Hillier, the 19-year-old Royal Wellington Golf Club and Manor Park member is playing in his first US Amateur Championship, gaining access to the event courtesy of his 27th place in the World Amateur Ranking.

He was two down after three holes against Bergeron, before a par and birdie on the fourth and fifth holes quickly drew him back to all square.

Every golfer in the 312-man field was looking for one of the coveted top-64 spots to make the cut and LSU's Jacob Bergeron landed right on the number, so he remains alive to make the match play bracket.

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As for Mark Turner, DiLisio's former high school teammate and Dartmouth bound ringer, an opening round 85 (14-over) at Pebble Beach on Monday meant making the match play cut would be virtually impossible.

Hillier is a two-time New Zealand Amateur Champion, a two-time NZ Junior Champion and an Australian Junior Champion and will set his sights on joining countryman Danny Lee as a US Amateur champion in five days' time.

Wednesday's action will be televised on FS1 from 5-8 p.m. (EDT). The USGA will provide live streaming of early round of 32 matches and the early portion of the championship match before Fox comes on the air.

Winstead will be taking on Raul Pereda in match play at 11:40 a.m. CT on Wednesday, and Gagne will face off against Tyler Strafaci at 3:20 p.m. CT.

August 19 / / Championship match, 9:30-11:30 a.m.


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