Dawson Armstrong had a strong game on Thursday but it would not be enough to counter the blazing run from Jonah Texeria at the U.S. Amateur. Armstrong fell 4 and 3 to the USC Trojan.
It came down to the last two holes but Dawson Armstrong advanced to the round of 32 match play at the USGA U.S. Amateur on Wednesday at the Oakland Hills Country Club.
Using a second-round even par, Dawson Armstrong advanced to the 116th U.S. Amateur Championship match play that begins on Wednesday in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Rising junior Dawson Armstrong fired a career best 64 on Monday to take the lead after 18 holes at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Armstrong will battle 156 of the world's top amateur golfers at the Knollwood Club in Lake Forest, Illinois.