The second round of the Bridgestone America’s Cup Golf had another day full of excellent scores and teams from Mexico (Azcué Mauricio and Roberto Diaz) and Argentina (Rafael Echenique and Emilio Dominguez) took the tip after scoring 61 shots to total 123, 19-under par in this event which is played under the Fourball format (Better Ball).
The US team of Daniel Mazziotta and Robert Rohanna, who shared the lead after the first round, had a card of 8-under par 63 that left in the third step, one shot behind the leaders.
In both Argentina duo of Julian Etulain and Alan Wagner who were also leading after the first 18 holes finished with 64 hits and rooms are located, two of the tips, along with two other American teams (Brad Hopfinger-Jordan Russell and Nicholas Lindheim-Ty Capps) who needed 61 strokes to complete his round.
The Mexicans had a fantastic run from the 7th hole 10 that propelled it to the top of the board. On the par-3 7th Roberto Diaz chipped in from off the green to begin a succession of hits that put the Mexican flag up high. On the par-5 8th hole Mauricio Azcué hit a great driver and a chance at eagle of 5 meters and not allowed out.
“In 9 hit another big drive above the trees and the ball fell two meters from the flag and scored two eagles in a row,” said Azcué, one of the longest hitters on the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
“By the turn, since we do not lower the par-5 11th we complicate a bit but luckily Mauricio made a great birdie at 17 and went down the last hole for pointers,” Diaz said.
Echenique and Dominguez also had a streak of seven consecutive birdies from 5 to 11. “Again we played very well today and also ran the team very well. When I fell I Rafa appeared and so we built a great return,” said Emilio Dominguez, who provided an eagle on the 1st hole.
“We have to remain aggressive and attacking the court in this format because anyone can make a great round and get into the fight for the title,” Echenique, who scored the final hole birdie said.
Climate: The day was cloudy with a temperature of 30 ° celcius. Calm.
United States (Daniel Mazziotta- Robert Rohanna): The best American team again had a round without errors. “We played very solid again in the first hole I made my contribution and Robert played well back, and some very long putts holed and 15 from the bottom of the green,” Mazziotta said. “If we do 7 or 8 under par for the four days we will be in contention.
Argentina (Alan Wagner Julian Etulain): “.. The main difference was that today played putts did not go as good as yesterday but this time we did not fall Just close and that’s what matters,” said Wagner on the round of 64 punches.
United States (Brad Hopfinger- Jordan Russell). “We played very well as a team, we complement really well The course is in perfect condition and allows you to take risks and holing” Hopfinger with Russell noted that one of the best rounds of the day said 10-under-par 61
United States (Nicholas Lindheim- Ty Capps). “Today we played a little better together and that definitely helped us These greens are amazing, the best I’ve played,” Lindheim, part of one of the five teams that scored 61 strokes noted today.
Argentina (Federico Cabrera Angel Cabrera). “It was similar to yesterday’s round, round we played very well, but we were back Fede Luckily contributed much to the eagle and 18 still have hope,” said 3rd time winner on the PGA TOUR, who scored with his son over 65 shots and 12-under par is seven tip.
Best Rounds of the Day: 61 hits (-10): Mauricio Azcué- Roberto Diaz (Mexico), Emilio Dominguez Rafael Echenique (Argentina), Nicholas Lindheim-Ty Capps (United States), Jordan Russell-Brad Hopfinger (United States) Zarlenga Cat Maxi Godoy (Argentina).