CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. — With neither the defending champion (Kelly Kraft) nor the runner-up (Patrick Cantlay) in the field for the 2012 U.S. Amateur, the Cherry Hills Country Club will feature new faces at the end of the match-play portion of the championship.
Early favorites for the title include Chris Williams, Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas.
Take a look at our week-long coverage:
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Tournament coverage: Sunday
• ‘Foxed’: Steven Fox erased a 2-down deficit with two holes to play and then birdied the first hole of a playoff to win the U.S. Amateur. Story.
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Tournament coverage: Saturday
• The final is set: Michael Weaver and Steven Fox entered the U.S. Amateur as long shots, but now they’re in the final. That’s the beauty of this championship. Story.
• Emotional victory: Immediately after defeating Justin Thomas to reach the final at the U.S. Amateur, Michael Weaver broke down in tears of joy. Story.
• Unlikely finalist: Steven Fox’s clutch play down the stretch ended the possibility of an all-Cal final at the U.S. Amateur. Story.
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Tournament coverage: Friday
• He’s No. 1: Chris Williams may have lost in Friday’s U.S. Amateur quarterfinals, but he still received some good news: He clinched the 2012 Mark H. McCormack Medal. Story.
• Big upset: Looking for an underdog to follow at the U.S. Amateur? Meet Steven Fox, who defeated World No. 1 amateur Chris Williams to reach the semifinals. Story.
• Golden final? Cal teammates Michael Weaver and Brandon Hagy are into the semifinals of the U.S. Amateur. They could meet in the final. Story.
• Rally time: Justin Thomas has struggled to get off to a good start at the U.S. Amateur, but he continues to finish in style, advancing with a 2-up victory. Story.