New South Wales Amateur Finals: It's Michael Lambert vs. Brett Drewitt
NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia (Feb 7, 2012) --The final eight teed off this morning in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Men's NSW Amateur Championship match play, being held at Elanora Country Club.
Going right down to the 18th, Callan O'Reilly (Pennant Hills GC) made a three foot putt to win his match against Matt Steiger (St. Michael's GC), 1-up.
Michael Lambert (NSWGC) defeated Daniel Pearce (Yarra Yarra GC, Vic) 3 & 1, while Brett Drewitt (Long Reef GC) won his match 2 & 1 against Ricky Kato (Bonnie Doon GC).
Jake Higginbottom (The Australian GC) knocked out the last international in the tournament, Ireland's Reeve Whitson, winning comfortably 4 & 3.
In this afternoon's semifinal matches, O'Reilly will play Lambert, and Higginbottom will go up against Drewitt.
The semifinals were played this afternoon.
Callan O'Reilly v Michael Lambert
After 3 - Square
After 6 - O'Reilly 1-up
After 9 - Square
After 12 - Lambert 2-up
After 15 - Lambert 1-up
After 18 - Sqaure
Lambert wins on the 19th
Brett Drewitt v Jake Higginbottom
After 3 - Drewitt 3-up
After 6 - Drewitt 4-up
After 9 - Drewitt 3-up
After 12 - Drewitt 2-up
After 15 - Drewitt 2-up
Drewitt wins 3 & 2.
Michael Lambert of New South Wales Golf Club will take on Brett Drewitt of Long Reef Golf Club in the tomorrow's 36-hole final match for the New South Wales Amateur title.
ABOUT THE New South Wales Men's Amateur
The NSW Medal is played over two courses. It is
two rounds of 18-holes stroke play and then match
The field is evenly divided between the two
venues for the first day’s play with players
changing venues for their second round. The winner of
the 76 holes stroke play
section of the Championship is the winner of the
The leading 32 players from the NSW Medal
(who have nominated to play in the NSW
Amateur) will be eligible to compete in the NSW
Amateur Championship Match Play, with each
match played over 18-holes other than the Final
which is played over 36-holes. The match play is
seeded with ties determined by lot.
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