British Amateur: Americans Hagy, Lewis fall
Portrush, County Antrim, Ireland (June 19, 2014) -- Top seed Daniel Brown knocked off Myles Lewis to move onto the Round of 16 at the 2014 British Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush.
Brown took top medalist honors during stroke play qualifying and defeated one of only two Americans in the match-play field.
Brandon Hagy was the other American moving on to match play after finishing tied for sixth during stroke-play qualifying and he fell in 20 holes to Mathias Eggenberger on Day 1 of match play.
Other notables to fall early in match play included: Italy's Renato Paratore, Grant Forrest, Julien Brun of France.
Former Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup teammate Rhys Pugh was a big winner in the Round of 32, toppling Mario Galiano 5 and 4.
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ABOUT THE British Amateur
This championship, along with the US Amateur Golf
Championship, is considered the most important in
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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