US Amateur Championship: Andy Ogletree beats John Augenstein

Andy Ogletree claimed the US Amateur Championship title after fighting back to beat John Augenstein in the final at Pinehurst on Sunday.

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US Amateur Championship

Ogletree recovered from losing four of his opening five holes of the 36-hole final, held across two courses, to win the penultimate hole and secure a 2&1 victory.

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Victory sees Ogletree join a roll of honour that includes the likes of Tiger Woods and Bryson DeChambeau, with the win also secure the 21-year-old an invite to three of the four majors in 2020.

“I showed a lot of resilience out there and never gave up,” Ogletree said. “Kept telling myself I’m going to win this tournament and always believed that.

“Even when I was four down through six (holes), I just kept telling myself to keep hitting fairways, keep hitting greens and it’ll eventually go your way.”

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