Johnson, McLachlin Eliminated at U.S. Amateur
Aug. 21, 2003
McLachlin, who began his match at 7:25 a.m. EDT, lost 1-up to Patrick Carter of Huntington, W. Virginia. Johnson, who teed off at 8:55, lost 3 and 1 to Jason Hartwick of Sacramento.
McLachlin was 2-up after seven holes, but Carter sqaured the match with a birdie at the 252-yard, par 3 eighth and a par at the 477-yard par 4 ninth. The players halved the next three holes before Carter moved ahead with a birdie at the par 3 13th. The 14th was halved, and McLachlin squared the match with a par at the 499-yard par 4 15th. Both players parred the next two holes, but McLachlin's double-bogey six at the 18th gave Carter the victory.
Birdies on the first two holes gave Johnson a 2-up lead before Hartwick parred the third hole and birdied the par 5, 609-yard fourth to sqaure the match. Johnson's par at the fifth gave him a 1-up lead until the eighth where he made bogey to Hartwick's par. Hartwick parred the ninth to take a 1-up lead which stood until the 14th hole. At 14, his par beat Johnson's bogey for a 2-hole advantage with four to play. Johnson parred the 15th to cut the lead to one hole, but he bogeyed 16 to give Hartwick a two-hole advantage with two to play. Hartwick won the match at 17 with a par to Johnson's bogey.
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