Erie's Romeo qualifies for match play in US Junior

Posted July 22, 2009 - Western Pennsylvania Golf Association - Contact

Erie's Austin Romeo, Kahkwa, qualified for match play in the USGA Junior Amateur Championship at Trump National GC, Bedminster, New Jersey, with 76-76 - 152, making the cut by two strokes. He faces Wyndham Clark, Greenwood Springs, Colorado, on Wednesday morning.

Romeo is the second player this month to advance to match play in a USGA Championship as Sean Knapp,Oakmont, qualified for the Amateur Public Links last week with 71-71 - 142, then lost in the first round.