North & South Am: Peter Williamson takes top seed
PINEHURST, N.C. (July 5, 2012) -- Peter Williamson birdied the par-3 15th hole at Pinehurst No. 8 to defeat Albin Choi and Michael Cromie in a playoff and win medalist honors at the North and South Amateur Thursday in Pinehurst, N.C.
Williamson, Choi and Cromie, along with 13 others advance to match play, which begins Friday.
The medalist out of Dartmouth will face SMU signee Bryson DeChambeau in the Round of 16. DeChambeau finished five strokes behind Williamson through three rounds of stroke play.
Cromie of Georgia earned the No. 2 seed while North Carolina State's Choi is the third seed. Others making match play include Clifford Blanquicet, Ben Juffer, Lee McCoy and Thomas Sutton.
ABOUT THE North & South Amateur
The North & South Amateur Championship is the
longest consecutively run amateur tournament in
U.S. Its past winners list includes names like
Travis, Francis Ouimet, Billy Joe Patton, Jack
and Curtis Strange. The field is made up of invited
players as well as open applications, from players
a maximum handicap of 5.0. Three rounds of
play are followed by four rounds of match play
qualifiers) to determine the Champion. All stroke
& match play rounds are contested on
Pinehurst No. 2.
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