Klava Shoots 67, Tied For 3rd At US Amateur Championship
South Alabama Junior Tyler Klava played his first round in his second consecutive U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday. He shot a 3-under-par 67 to finish tied for third once all of the golfers finished their rounds.
Klava’s 67 puts him two shots off the lead as they get ready to play the second round of stroke-play before starting match play on wednesday. His round yesterday was on the Charles River Country Club course, today he will tee it up on the longer of the two courses The Country Club of Brookline course.
After today’s round, the top 64 will advance to play match-play, which will all be played at The Country Club.
This year is much different than last year when, according to Klava, he shot himself out of it in the first round and missed the cut. However he will have to continue shooting well as the 315 participates are all gunning for the 64 slots to advance.
Klava shot the best round of any of the golfers with ties to the state of Alabama. Alabama’s Bobby Wyatt shot 1-over; Robby Shelton IV, Cory Whitsett, and Andrew Lawson all shot 2-over.
Tyler is slated to tee off at 2:20pm on hole #1 of The Country Club course.