Scott Harvey takes back South American Amateur lead
LIMA, Peru — With his second consecutive round
of 70, reigning U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Scott
Harvey, of Greensboro, N.C., separated himself
by a stroke heading into the final round at the
South American Amateur.
Having been tied after Friday's second round
with Brazilian Andre Tourinho at eight-under,
Harvey's two-under round on Saturday allowed
him to emerge back into the lead, which he held
by one after the first round. Tourinho, a former
Tulsa University golfer, shot 73 in the third
round and now sits three shots back of Harvey.
SECOND-ROUND RECAP: Tourinho, Harvey
share 36-hole lead
FIRST-ROUND RECAP: Scott Harvey
leads early at South American Amateur
Two Argentinians are on Harvey's tail at Lima
Golf Club in Peru's capital city, with Matias
Simaski one back after a second straight 68
while Andres Schonbaum is two behind.
No. 3 ranked amateur in the world, Ashley
Chesters of England, continues his climb up the
leaderboard after an opening-round 74. Rounds
of 68 and 69 since have him five back in a tie
for fifth place with Jack Davidson of Wales.
Mike McCoy, after jumping into the top-five on
Friday with a 66, shot 76 on Saturday to fall into
a tie for 14th.
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ABOUT THE South American Amateur
A 72-hole stroke play championship, the South
American Championship was started in 2006 and
is organized annually by the Executive Secretary
and the governing body of the country in which
the tournament is conducted. The schedule
provides that the seat should be rotated in all
South American countries.
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