Kim Advances at U.S. Amateur

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Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
AUGUST 23, 2005

NORMAN, Okla. University of Oklahoma junior Anthony Kim survived playoffs late Tuesday to advance to the match play segment of the 105th U.S. Amateur Championship at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

Kim shot a 1-under 69 on the Philadelphia Country Club today to counter his 7-over at Merion during the first round Monday and fight for one of the 64 spots that make up the match-play bracket.

Oklahoma junior Justin Fraley was eliminated. Fraley’s 9-over 149 missed the cut by three strokes.

Canadian James Lepp (-5, 135) fired the best round of the day, a 65 at Philadelphia, to overtake first-round leader Charlie Beljan (140, E) and clubhouse leader Korey Mahoney (139, -1) and earn medalist honors.

TELEVISION COVERAGE

The U.S. Amateur will have 10 hours of live national coverage on The Golf Channel and NBC over the last five days of the championship.

The Golf Channel

First Round Matches Wed. (Aug. 24), 3-5 p.m. (EDT)
Third Round Matches Thurs. (Aug. 25), 4-6 p.m. (EDT)
Quarterfinal Matches Fri. (Aug. 26), 3-5 p.m. (EDT)

NBC

Semifinal Matches Sat. (Aug. 27), 4-6 p.m. (EDT)
Championship Match Sun. (Aug. 28), 4-6 p.m. (EDT)

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