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Two Man Links at Bandon: Round 2 Results
06 May 2014
by Pete Wlodkowski of AmateurGolf.com

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BANDON, Oregon (May 6, 2014) -- The second round of the Two Man Links Championship was played at Bandon Trails today. The fantastic Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw layout that starts by the ocean and winds through rugged Oregon terrain typically tests our players the most of any of the resort's courses, and today was no different.

That meant that the bunched up Net division (four teams shot 66 in the first round) isn't so bunched up anymore, and a change of positions put the Senior defending Champs Sherman Haggerty (El Dorado Hills, CA) and Ben Whipple of South Carolina in front of Canadians Brian McGuire and Paul Batchelor. Whipple and Haggerty fired the round of any of the divisions today, a 3-under 68. The pair reached an amazing 5-under (there are bogeys out here, trust us) before recording bogeys on the final two holes.

In the Championship division, Matt Fisher and Craig Courtney of Southern California still lead tournament organizer Pete Wlodkowski (Carlsbad, CA) and his partner Pete Davison of Connecticut, but their lead is a single shot now as an otherwise solid round was marred by a team triple on the "short but deadly" 14th hole.

Friends George Francisco, D.J. Lee, Charles Purse, and Randall Schwartz will make up the final group in the Net Division. Francisco and Lee followed their first round 67 with a 68 and even created a little excitement for the group in front of them when Lee's tee shot on the 270 yard (yes it is) par-3 12th hole rattled the pin. (We found out later it was his provisional, but amazing nonetheless.)

Schwartz (Burlingame, CA) and Purse (Connecticut) were the only team of the four who posted 66 in the first round to better 70 in round two. Their 69 at Trails sets up a nice shootout with their friends. But don't count out the Canadians Peter Butler and Hugh Tildesley, who are a stroke out despite Tildesley's bunker shot on No. 18 nearly leveling his partner. Back at 138, just three out, is the brother team of David and Lee Fishman of San Francisco.

The final round will be contested Wednesday at Bandon Dunes.

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It's time to check Bandon Dunes off your bucket list. Join us for the 19th annual playing of AmateurGolf.com's flagship best-ball event at the highly-acclaimed Bandon Dunes Resort. The tournament features Championship, Senior Championship, and Net Divisions and it always draws a diverse group of players from across the U.S. and Canada.

NEW FOR 2020: Father/Son Championship: AmateurGolf.com is pleased to announce that the tournament now includes a Father/Son division with gross and net prizes as well as eligibility for the overall championship in either division.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

(4) nights lodging at Bandon Dunes Resort (see options below)
(4) tournament rounds (1) at each of the resort's courses
(1) gala tournament dinner (golf attire fine)
$10,000 in prizes (based on 80 players)
Tournament awards for division winners
Welcome gifts for all players

ITINERARY

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Arrival day, golf at player's expense today for those that arrive early enough or complimentary use of awesome range
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Friday, April 24, 2020
Tournament Round 1
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Tournament Round 2
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Sunday, April 26, 2020
Tournament Round 3
- evening: 7:00pm - Dinner at Bandon Dunes- MacKenzie Hall
- Lodging: Bandon Dunes Resort

Monday, April 27, 2020
Final Round
- morning tee times tbd based on number of players -- please check out of your room prior to play unless arrangements have been made to stay over
- Tournament Awards immediately following play at St. Andrews room.

Divisions
Championship
For teams with a suggested combined handicap index of 16.0 or lower. This division is played best-ball at scratch from the Green Tees. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers, and optional skins games will be held daily.
Senior Championship
For teams with suggested combined handicap of 16.0 or lower, where both are aged 50+. Play from Green Tees, except those aged 65+ may elect to play from Gold Tees. Teams in this division are eligible to win the overall title. Prizes for top finishers; optional daily skins games.
Net
For teams with a suggested combined handicap of 36.0 or lower. Play will be at 80% of course handicap, with a maximum allowance of 18. Play from Green Tees, except that those aged 65+ may elect to play from the Gold Tees. Prizes for top finishers; optional daily skins games.

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