Thursday, July 31, 2008

Sihwan Kim falls in the quarterfinals of the prestigious Western Amateur

One of the nation's top amateur events, the Western Amateur, played in Benton Harbor, Michigan, with three Stanford golfers in the field, Sihwan Kim and incoming freshmen David Chung and Wilson Bowen.

Sihwan Kim had another excellent tournament in the grueling Western Amateur. After four rounds of medal play where Sihwan shot 68-71-67-72 to qualify for the 16-player match play portion of the tournament.

In his first match he beat USC's Rory Hie 5-4 and in an afternoon match lost to a tough French Amateur 2-1, 18 year old Victor Dubuisson.

Here you will find more tournament information through Sihwan's quarterfinal match..

Incoming freshmen David Chung (74-70 and Wilson Bowen (68-75 both missed the cut by one shot.

The low 41 & ties after 36 holes of qualifying will continue play with two more rounds of stroke play with a cut to 16 players who move into match play.

Live scoring at the Western Amateur

Here is the tournament's website for complete information.

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