Lines of spectators snaked across fairways, stood atop dunes and hiked miles around Chambers Bay golf course today for the finale of the U.S. Amateur.
Twenty-one-year-old Peter Uihlein, who lives in Florida and golfs for the Oklahoma State University, bested Stanford University junior David Chung to win the tournament.
The weeklong event was a success, county officials proclaimed in a news release a few minutes ago. Some 33,000 people attended the tournament at the county-owned golf course over the last seven days, the news release said.
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Aug. 29, 2010
Some 33,000 attend