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Brentley Romine

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Brentley Romine joined Golfweek in 2011 as an editorial intern before being hired full time in April 2012 as an Assistant Editor. Romine grew up in Orlando, Fla., and graduated from the University of Central Florida, where he majored in journalism, played on the water polo team and dabbled in intramural sports. Prior to joining Golfweek, Romine worked for four years as a high-school sports reporter for the Orlando Sentinel. In his spare time he enjoys line dancing, running a little pick-up basketball at the gym and playing golf at his local course, Twin Rivers Golf Club in Oviedo, Fla.
 
• Best golf shot seen live: When I made eagle from 125 yards with a pitching wedge out of St. Augustine grass about 2 feet from a screened-in porch.
• Favorite golf course: TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium Course), Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
• Believe it or not: As a kid, I played three seasons of Babe Ruth League baseball under the Bobby Cox-like coaching of Golfweek VP/Editor Jeff Babineau.
• Dream foursome: Myself, Tim Tebow, and Olympians Michael Phelps and Shawn Johnson.

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Luck part of Australian 'pit stop' in The Woodlands

Curtis Luck was the only Australian to advance to the quarterfinals Thursday at the U.S. Junior Amateur. And he'll have a lot of fans, too, with more than 15 players affiliated with Golf Australia staying in The Woodlands this week for practice and training.

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A closer look: U.S. Junior, quarterfinals

The final eight are set at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Who will play who? How do they stack up? Who do we think will win? Our Brentley Romine takes a closer look at Friday's quarterfinals at The Club at Carlton Woods.

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5 Things: Horsfield, Crocker hang on at U.S. Junior

After two rounds of match play Thursday at The Club at Carlton Woods, the field is down to eight at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Those remaining include both stroke-play medalists, two U.S. Open participants and last year's runner-up.

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A closer look: U.S. Junior, Round of 16

Thursday marks the first of three straight scheduled 36-hole days at the U.S. Junior Amateur. The field was cut in half following Thursday morning’s Round of 32 and will be reduced to just eight by day’s end. Here’s a closer look at the Round of 16 matches.

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Theegala advances, faces friend Crocker at U.S. Junior

Sahith Theegala missed qualifying for the U.S. Amateur by one shot. Now, he's trying to get in with a finals appearance at the U.S. Junior Amateur, and he'll have to beat friend and top-seeded Sean Crocker in the Round of 16 to keep his hopes alive.

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On break from camp, Dickson enjoying U.S. Junior

Will Dickson hasn't played much golf lately because of a caddie camp he is attending in Massachusetts. But that didn't stop him from advancing to the Round of 32 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur.

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A closer look: U.S. Junior, Round of 32

While Wednesday's opening round of match play at the U.S. Junior Amateur will be a tough act to follow, the Round of 32 sets up to be a good one, as well. Here are five matches to watch, as well as the complete schedule and predictions.

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5 Things: Crocker survives; Dalke, other notables fall

As usual, the Round of 64 was an exciting one at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Top seed Sean Crocker survived a scare while notables like Brad Dalke and Austin Connelly weren't so lucky. There was a disqualification, two chip-in match winners and much more Wednesday in The Woodlands, Texas.

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With higher expectations, Augenstein advances

John Augenstein, who made a surprise run to the semifinals a year ago at the U.S. Junior, is expecting more out of himself this time around. So far, so good, too, for the 16-year-old from Kentucky, who advanced to the Round of 32 on Wednesday in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Foos inspired by Germany's athletic success

Dominic Foos is feeling inspired this week at the U.S. Junior Amateur. The 16-year-old German, who plans to turn pro at the end of the year, has witnessed two big victories by fellow countryman Martin Kaymer and a World Cup victory by the German national soccer team.

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