High School Golf

Young lead US Amateur qualifying

Carson Young from Pendleton has the first round lead at the US Open Qualifying tournament at the Columbia Country Club. (file photo)

Carson Young from Pendleton has the first round lead at the US Open Qualifying tournament at the Columbia Country Club. (file photo)

Clemson golfer Carson Young fired a 7-under par round of 64 to hold a three shot lead entering the second round of US Amateur qualifying at the Columbia Country Club.

Young shot his round early in the day and his lead held up as over 90 golfers attempted to make the cut and play the second round.

Trevor Phillips, a Boiling Springs High School golfer is in second place after shooting a 4-under par 67.

USC golfers Keenan Huskey from Greenville and Will Murphy from Columbia are tied for third place at 3-under par 68.

Trevor Phillips from Boiling Springs shot a 4-under par 67 to be second in the US Amateur qualifying tournament. (file photo)

Trevor Phillips from Boiling Springs shot a 4-under par 67 to be second in the US Amateur qualifying tournament. (file photo)

The qualifying tournament has three spots for golfers to advance to the US Amateur. The tournament will also have two golfers qualify for alternate spots in the Amateur.

63 golfers shot 76 or better and made the cut to play in the final round.

USC golfer Keenan Huskey from Greenville is tied for 3rd at the US Open qualifying tournament. (file photo)

USC golfer Keenan Huskey from Greenville is tied for 3rd at the US Open qualifying tournament. (file photo)

Caleb Proveaux from Gilbert and a future USC golfer shot a 2-under par 68. Boiling Springs High School golfer and two-time SC AAAA individual champion Trent Phillips is tied with J.D. Lehman of Charleston at 1-under par.

The 2015 United States Amateur Championship will be conducted at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill on August 17-23, 2015.

Will Murphy from Columbia is tied for third at the US Amateur qualifying tournament. (file photo)

Will Murphy from Columbia is tied for third at the US Amateur qualifying tournament. (file photo)

The final round will be played on Tuesday.

Complete scoring is available at http://www.scgolf.org.

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