European Amateur: Brown maintains lead

Tylösand, Sweden (August 4, 2011) -- The wind of 6-9 meter/second made the course much harder and the scores higher the second round. The best score was 67 (with one bogey and one double bogey) by Daan Huizing from the Netherlands. He ended up at a total of -6 and a sixth place.

The leader of the first day, Steven Brown from England, keeps on playing well. He made 71 shots in the second round and is still in the lead by one stroke (total of -8). Four players ties the second place, Julien Brun and Gary Stal from France, George Thacker, England and Manuel Trappel from Austria.

The defending Champion, Lukas Bjerregard from Denmark, had an injury before he started the first round. He was trying to play, but after the second round he had to withdraw.

The cut will be made after the third round. It is 60 players and ties who will be playing the final round on Saturday.

Results For European Amateur Championship
T1AustriaManuel TrappelAustria1500278
T1EnglandSteven BrownEngland1000278
3FranceJulien BrunFrance700279
T4BelgiumThomas PietersBelgium700281
T4FranceGary StalFrance700281

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The premier championship in Europe, conducted by the European Golf Association, which is comprised of 38 member countries. 72 hole stroke play format. After 54 holes the field is cut to the leading 60 players and ties. The winner earns a spot in the British Open.

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