He might have played his sloppiest round of the 110th U.S. Amateur championship, but top American golfer Peter Uihlein was not about to start in on himself.
“The way this golf course is set up,” Uihlein said, “it wasn’t a bad round.”
Uihlein put away Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo with a conceded birdie on the 18th hole to win, 2-up.
Grillo topped Uihlein at the stroke-play Copa de Las Americas event in Argentina last January.
Meanwhile, the ride for 17-year-old Patrick Rodgers, of Avon, Ind., ended in the round of 32 with 3-and-1 loss to Alex Ching, of Honolulu.
Rodgers, who …