BROOKLINE, Mass. — The stay of Fairfield’s Jason Anthony in the U.S. Amateur was a memorable one, though it came to an end on Wednesday.
Anthony began the day in a playoff as part of a 17-way tie for the last 15 spots in the match play portion of the tournament after shooting matching 72s during the two stroke play rounds, the first at Charles River Country Club, the second at The Country Club.
He wound up shooting a triple-bogey on the par 4 14th hole, a score bettered by 14 of the playoff participants. That left Anthony and two others vying for the final spot, which he earned with a par on the par 4 15th hole.
The 64th-seeded Anthony then fell in the upper bracket of the match play tournament to top-seeded Neil Raymond of England 1-up at The Country Club.
The course was 7,310 yards long and played at par 70.