Round two set for Friday at Argentine Amateur
Gustavo Morantes
Gustavo Morantes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Nov. 13, 2014) — Corey Conners, winning medalist honors at the Argentine Amateur on Wednesday, got a well-deserved bye in the first round while all other 62 players fought in match play to advance to Friday's second and third rounds.

Conners, Canada's top-ranked amateur player, shot 66-67 to win medalist and the No. 1 seed in match play by six shots over Gustavo Morantes of Venezuela.

Morantes, the No. 2 seed, defeated Ramiro Gallego 5-and-4 on Thursday and will advance to face Juan Ignacio Iturra on Friday morning. Conners, after the bye, will square off with Leandro Nicolas Albornoz.

Other top seeds winning on the first day were Brazilian Andre Tourinho, Canadian Austin Connelly, Venezuelan Alejandro Perazzo, and Argentinian Jesus Dario Montenegro.

Results For Argentine Amateur Championship
WinArgentinaAndres GallegosArgentina500
Runner-upCanadaAustin ConnellyCanada400
SemifinalsCanadaCorey ConnersCanada300
SemifinalsArgentinaAndres SchonbaumArgentina300
QuarterfinalsUruguayJuan AlvarezUruguay200

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ABOUT THE Argentine Amateur

The Argentine Amateur (Campeonato Argentino de Aficionados) is an international match play tournament, with 36 hole stroke play qualifying to determine 64 players for match play.

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