Hammock advances to quarterfinals

Columbus’ Cason Hammock won a pair of matches Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Public Links golf championship at Aurora, Col.

Hammock beat Canada‘s Brady Johnson 3 and 2 Thursday morning in the second round of match play.

He followed that up with an afternoon win 4 and 3 over Trey Bowling of Manchester, Ky.

Hammock plays Randall Hutchison of Traverse City, Mich., Friday morning.

The semifinals are Friday afternoon with the championship match scheduled for Saturday.