Three Canadians advance to round of 64 at U.S. AmateurWritten by Golf Canada
Team Canada’s Hugo Bernard and fellow Canadians Joey Savoie and Chris Crisologo have advanced to the round-of-64 at the U.S. Amateur at The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., and Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles, Calif.
Bernard from Mont-St-Hilaire, Que., recorded back-to-back rounds of even-par 70 in the two rounds of stroke play qualifying – playing 18 holes at each host club.
He is the No. 22 seed and will play No. 43 John Hilliard Catanzaro (Gadsden, Ala.) in the round of 64 at 12:40 p.m.
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Fellow Quebecker Joey Savoie, from Montreal, is the No. 37 seed after finishing at 2 over par (73-69). Savoie plays reigning Canadian Men’s Amateur champion the No. 28 seed Zach Bauchou (Forest, Va.) at 10:20 a.m.
Crisologo, a product of Richmond, B.C., was one of 13 players to finish at the cut line of 4 over par after stroke play. He survived a 13-for-8 playoff advancing on the second hole to take the last spot in the round-of-64.
As the No. 64 seed Crisologo plays medallist Hayden Wood (Edmond Okla.) at 2:00 p.m.
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Wood posted the lowest 36-hole qualifying score in the 117 year history of the U.S. Amateur at 9-under-par 131 to secure medallist honours.
The remaining rounds of match-play will all be played at The Riviera Country Club.
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