JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Gunn Yang, 20, of the Republic of Korea, defeated Corey Conners, 22, of Canada, 2 and 1, to win the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship on the Highlands Course at Atlanta Athletic Club. Yang, No. 776 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking and a redshirt sophomore at San Diego State, became the second Korean to win the U.S. Amateur. Conners, a recent Kent State graduate, was vying to become the first Canadian in 43 years to win the championship.