British Amateur: Lombard, Neil reach final
Portrush, County Antrim, Ireland (June 21, 2014) -- Neil Bradley and Zander Lombard both won two matches Saturday to punch their tickets to the championship match Sunday at the 2014 British Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush.
Bradley knocked off Connor Syme, 2 and 1, in the semifinals following his dominant 7 and 6 win over Haraldur Magnus in the morning quarterfinal.
Lombard, who hails from South Africa, defeated Paul Howard in the quarterfinal round before dispatching of Sean Towndrow, 1 up, in the afternoon semifinal.
The two finalists square off in Sunday's finale, which is slated to tee off at 8:30 a.m.
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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