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Rotz ousted at 'amateur'at 'Amateur'

July 24, 2006

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. - Chambersburg's Clayton Rotz was eliminated from contention in the United States Junior Amateur on Wednesday at Rancho Sante Fe Golf Club.

Rotz lost his opening match play test to defending champion Kevin Tway, 2 and 1.

Playing in his third career Junior and the first time in match play, Rotz was all square through seven holes.

He fell behind by three shots as late as the 13th before rallying with birdies on No. 14 and No. 16 to get back within one shot.

Tway, son of PGA Tour veteran Bob Tway, birdied the par-3 17th to ice the victory.

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