Uihlein advances, play suspended at U.S. Amateur


ERIN, Wis. – Defending champion Peter Uihlein advanced to the second round of the rain-delayed U.S. Amateur, beating Canada’s Eugene Wong, 3 and 1, on Wednesday at Erin Hills. 

The Oklahoma State player will face South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli, a 5-and-4 winner over Jim Markovitz.

UCLA star Patrick Cantlay led Max Scodro 4-up after 11 holes when play was suspended because of darkness.

Harris English, the Georgia player who won a Nationwide Tour event last month in Columbus, Ohio, beat Andrew Yun, 3 and 1. Bulldogs teammate Russell Henley, also a winner this year on the Nationwide Tour, had a 1-up lead over Kevin Dougherty after 12 holes.

Day 1 results (play suspended due to darkness):

Upper Bracket
Gregor Main vs. Bobby Leopold
Harris English d. Andrew Yun, 3 and 1
Bryson Dechambeau d. Will McCurdy, 3 and 2
Jordan Russell d. Zahkai Brown, 1 up
Peter Uihlein d. Eugene Wong, 3 and 1
Dylan Frittelli d. Jim Markovitz, 5 and 4
Scott Langley d. Donald Constable, 3 and 2
Daniel Nisbet vs. Mitch Sutton
Blayne Barber vs. Stephan Jaeger
John Peterson vs. Todd Baek
Patrick Christovich vs. Max Buckley
Chris Williams vs. David Lee
Russell Henley vs. Kevin Dougherty
Max Scodro vs. Patrick Cantlay
Cory Whitsett vs. David Kim
Tom Lewis vs. Kevin Penner

Lower Bracket
Blake Biddle vs. Marty Jeppesen II
Mackenzie Hughes vs. Peter Williamson
Cameron Wilson vs. Kelly Kraft, Denton
Andrew Putnam vs. Juan Salcedo
Patrick Rodgers vs. Jack Fields
Jonathan Garrick vs. Charlie Hughes
Sunil Jung vs. Matt Ewald
Denny McCarthy vs. Tim Madigan
Beau Hossler vs. David Denlinger
John Hahn vs. Hunter Hamrick
Justin Thomas vs. Michael Stewart
Corbin Mills vs. Jack Senior
Ben Geyer vs. Ryan Peterson
Chase Wright vs. Jonathan Randolph
Jordan Spieth vs. Jade Scott
Will Collins vs. Lee Bedford