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Road to the U.S. Amateur Finals: A look at how Brad Dalke and Curtis Luck got there
21 Aug 2016
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

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Curtis Luck watches a shot during his semifinal win over Jonah Texeira <br>(USGA Photo)
Curtis Luck watches a shot during his semifinal win over Jonah Texeira
(USGA Photo)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI (August 21, 2016) -- Reaching the finals of the U.S. Amateur is no small task and today the long grueling road for finalists Brad Dalke and Curtis Luck will come to an end.

The week of the 116th U.S. Amateur at Oakland Hills Country Club began on Monday with 312 players and the first of two rounds of stroke play qualifying. From stroke play the top 64 advanced to match play.

Here is a look at the road to the finals for Dalke and Luck:

No. 28 Curtis Luck

Stroke Play: -1, T19 (seeded 28th)
Round of 64: defeated No. 37 Andrew Huseman (4&3)
Round of 32: defeated No. 5 Davis Riley (4&2)
Round of 16: defeated No. 44 Cameron Young (6&4)
Quarterfinals: defeated No. 61 Sahith Theegala (2 up)
Semifinals: defeated No. 41 Nick Carlson (21 holes)

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No. 38 Brad Dalke

Stroke Play: E, T30 (seeded 38th)
Round of 64: defeated No. 27 William Zalatoris (1 up)
Round of 32: defeated No. 59 Blair Hamilton (2 up)
Round of 16: defeated No. 22 Bryan Baumgarten (19 holes)
Quarterfinals: defeated No. 62 David Boote (2 up)
Semifinals: defeated No. 31 Jonah Texeira (3&2)
ABOUT THE U.S. Amateur

The U.S. Amateur, the oldest USGA championship, was first played in 1895 at Newport Golf Club in Rhode Island. The event, which has no age restriction, is open to those with a Handicap Index of 2.4 or lower. It is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the USGA, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs. It is the pre-eminent amateur competition in the world. Applications are typically placed online, starting the third week in April at www.usga.org.

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Results For U.S. Amateur Golf Championship
Place  Pts
WinAustraliaCurtis LuckAustralia2000
Runner-upTXBrad DalkeMcKinney, TX1500
SemifinalsMINick CarlsonHamilton, MI1000
SemifinalsCAJonah TexeiraNorthridge, CA1000
QuarterfinalsINDylan MeyerEvansville, IN700

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