SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo men's golfer, Hugo Bernard, qualified for the round of 64 at the U.S. Amateur Championships on Tuesday, August 16 with a round two, two-over 72, to finish the stroke play with a 141 (+1) total. Ryan Gendron wrapped up his competition with a second day 76 (+6) to complete his time at the US Amateur with a 151 (+11) at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Bernard, who finished in a tie for 41st shot a 72 on Tuesday to climb his way into the top-64 golfers to head into the round of 64, starting Wednesday. Bernard finished the day with two birdies and four bogeys.
Gendron, who finished in a tie for 241st out of 312 golfers, fired off a second round 76 and missed advancing out of the stroke play on Tuesday after he made 13-pars and four bogey's with one double-bogey.
Round of 64 competition will start at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 17th on the first tee of the South Course. Bernard will face Sam Horsfield and tee off at 9:20 a.m.
The U.S. Amateur Championship is made up of two rounds of stroke play to narrow down the field to 64-golfers. On the third day of competition, the style of play will change to match play for the final four days. Wednesday, August 17 will be the round of 64, with 32 matches, followed by the round of 32 and 16 both on Thursday, August 18, quarterfinals on Friday, August 19, and semifinals on Saturday, August 20. The finals of the U.S. Amateur will be on Sunday, August 21, consisted of 36-holes, 18 holes in the morning and 18 in the afternoon.
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