Midwest City golfer in quarterfinals of U.S. Amateur Public Links

Friday, July 16th 2004, 6:01 am
By: News On 6

(Maple Grove, Minnesota -AP) -- A Midwest City golfer is headed to the quarterfinals of the US Amateur Public Links.

Dayton Rose rallied from three down through eight holes to beat Brian Atkinson of Palatine, Illinois, in 19 holes. The Oklahoma State University golfer also beat Brendan Steele of Idyllwild, California, 1-up.

Rose was the 2003 public links runner-up.

The quarterfinals and semifinals are Friday with the 36-hole final Saturday.

The winner earns a berth in the 2005 Masters.