Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Golf Roundup

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Golf Roundup

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Illini's Meyer falls in U.S. Amateur quarters

University of Illinois junior Dylan Meyer fell to Michigan sophomore Nick Carlson 3 and 1 in the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals Friday at Oakland Hills in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Carlson, from Hamilton, Mich., beat Meyer, of Evansville, Ind., after taking the lead with a birdie chip-in on the par-4 14th that he celebrated with a running, double-fist pump.

Wearing a Wolverines outfit, the 19-year-old Carlson won the par- 4 15th with a birdie and ended the match with a par victory on the par-3 17th on the Donald Ross-designed South Course that Ben Hogan dubbed "The Monster" in his 1951 U.S. Open victory.

Carlson will face 20-year-old Australian Curtis Luck, a 2-up winner over Pepperdine sophomore Sahith Theegala of Chino Hills, Calif. …

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