Aug. 25, 2005
Ardmore, PA - Washington senior James Lepp (Abbotsford, British Columbia) was eliminated from play at the 2005 U.S. Amateur Championships today during the round of 32. Lepp lost to Dane Burkhart 2 and 1.
The match pitted two of the NCAA's individual golf champions. Lepp captured the Division I crown this spring while Burkhart took top honors on the Division II level while leading South Carolina-Aiken to the team championship.
Lepp reached the match play competition by winning the event's 36-hole stroke play competition by four shots.