British Amateur: Brown medalist, Hagy 6th
Portrush, County Antrim, Ireland (June 18, 2014) -- England's Daniel Brown shot 66-67 to take medalist honors and the No. 1 seed at the 2014 British Amateur at Royal Portbrush.
Brown cleared the second-place finishers, Ashton Turne and Renato Paratore, by four shots and will be the top seed when match play begins Thursday.
Paratore, from Italy, carded a second-round 66 to slide into the third seed while Turner, who hails from England, shot 70-67 to take the No. 2 seed.
USA's Brandon Hagy, who excelled at Cal and will play on the U.S. Palmer Cup squad next week, shot 69-70 to finish tied for sixth place during stroke-play qualifying.
ABOUT THE British Amateur
The first stage of the Championship involves
288 players each of whom plays two rounds of
18 holes, one to be played on each of the two
courses. The 64 lowest scores over the 36
holes and ties for 64th place will compete in
the match play stage of the Championship.
Each match will consist of one round of 18
holes except the Final which will be over 36
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