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Montez maintains lead at Monterey Open
15 Oct 2013
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Del Monte Golf Course

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MONTEREY, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2013) -- Matt Montez shot a second-round 69 and leads by one shot at the 2013 Monterey Open.

The first-round leader after a 65, Montez is one shot up on Michael McCabe and Mark Hubbard.

McCabe shot a red-hot 63 on Tuesday to move into second place after shooting just 72 in Round 1.

Former winner Brandon Harkins is two shots back.

ABOUT THE Monterey Open

FORMAT

Professionals and amateurs are entered into a 3- day, 54-hole, stroke-play competition. The field will be cut to the top 40 players and ties for the final 18 holes. All professional and amateur players are able to enter the open/scratch flight. Amateurs must have a valid USGA Handicap index of 3.9 or below. Net flights may be added based on availability.

HISTORY

The Monterey Open has a rich and storied history dating back to 1926, when it was won by “Light Horse” Harry Cooper in an event that included most of the top golfers in the nation—including the reigning U.S. Amateur George Von Elm, and 1927 Ryder Cup team members “Wild” Bill Melhorn, Joe Turnesa, Johnny Golden, Al Watrous, Johnny Farrell, Leo Diegel, and Al Espinosa.

The tournament missed a few years during the Great Depression, and again during WWII, but otherwise remained a popular annual event on the Del Monte Golf Course calendar. Following the WWII death of a popular Monterey golfer, The Bud Brownell Memorial Trophy was crafted by Jo Mora for engraving the names of future winners.

After a brief hiatus (the tournament was not played from 1997-2003), Del Monte Golf Course resumed the event in 2004.

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