DeChambeau, Bard advance to US Amateur final

BY foxsports • August 22, 2015

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) NCAA champion Bryson DeChambeau and Derek Bard will meet in the U.S. Amateur final on Sunday.

DeChambeau, the SMU player from Clovis, California, defeated Sean Crocker, a sophomore at Southern California, 4 and 3 Saturday in the semifinal at Olympia Fields.

Bard, a junior at Virginia from New Hartford, New York, beat Kenta Konishi of Tokyo 3 and 2.

DeChambeau and Bard will play the 36-hole championship match on the club's North Course.

As U.S. Amateur finalists, DeChambeau and Bard are expected to receive invitations to next year's Masters.

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