Andrew Dorn Advances to Semifinal at Men's North & South Amateur Championship
July 6, 2013
PINEHURST, N.C. - Coastal Carolina rising junior Andrew Dorn needed extra holes twice to win two matches Friday and advance to the semifinal at the 113th Men's North & South Amateur Championship, played at the historic Pinehurst No. 2. Dorn will face Max Grayserman in the first semifinal match Saturday morning (8 am) and the winner will advance to the championship at 1 pm Saturday afternoon.
As the 16th seed, Dorn won his opening round in match play in the round of 16 Friday morning, defeating top seed Adam Schenk with a birdie on the 20th hole. Dorn was down one before he squared the match with a par the par-3 17th hole after Schenk took a bogey. Both players posted a par on the 18th hole to force extra holes and both players pared the first extra hole.
Later Friday, Dorn faced ninth-seed Mikey Moyers and was down two with three holes to play. Dorn carded par on the par-4 16th and par-3 17th while Moyers suffered bogeys on both holes to square the match. Repeating the morning match, both players posted pars on the final hole of regulation and the first extra hole. Dorn advanced to the semifinal with a par on the second extra hole while Moyers carded a bogey.
Dorn reached the match play portion of the Men's North & South Amateur Championship as he posted a 54-hole score of 210 (70-69-71) earlier in the week on Pinehurst No. 4 to tie 13th after stroke play.
The Men's North & South Amateur Championship is the longest consecutive-running amateur golf championship in the United States