PINEHURST, N.C. – Rising senior John Augenstein finished in a tie for 12th with a total score of 1-over par 141 (70-71) in the two-round stroke-play portion of the U.S. Amateur at the Pinehurst Resort and Country Club and advanced to match-play competition, which begins Wednesday with the top 64 players from stroke play.
Augenstein, who advanced to the round of 32 in last year’s event at Pebble Beach Golf Links, will be paired against Ryan Smith at 11:50 a.m. CT in his opening round of match play Wednesday.
Augenstein’s appearance marks the fifth straight year the Commodores have had a player advance to match play.
Live coverage of the tournament takes place on FS1 from 3-6 p.m. CT.