Northeast Amateur Local 7 LIVE Blog – Round 3

It is cut day at the Northeast Amateur.

Following Friday’s round, the top 60 players and ties will advance to Saturday’s final round.

Locally, Davis Chatfield and Patrick Welch are well inside the cut line. Everyone else has some work to do.

All players are going off the first hole.

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7:30 a.m. Joe Tucker

Tucker is two over through six holes on the day and 21-over for the tournament.

Tucker is 25-over for the tournament with five holes to go.

The RI Stroke Play Champ finishes at 26-over par for the three days. He will miss the cut.

7:38 a.m. Billy Forcier

Forcier birdies the first hole to get to one-under on the day through three holes. He is 12-over for the tournament.

The Wannamoisett club champ drops a shot at six, moves back to even for the day.

Forcier bogeys nine and ten and is now two-over for the day. 15-over for the tournament.

After a third round 70, Forcier finishes at 15-over par. He will miss the cut.

8:42 a.m. Bobby Leopold

Leopold has a bogey and a double in his first three holes. He is three-over on the day and 11-over for the tournament.

He remains three-over through six.

Leopold finishes at 11-over. He will miss the cut.

8:50 a.m. Andrew O’Leary

O’Leary is one-over for the day after making bogey on the fourth hole.

He is nine-over for the tournament and likely needs a couple of birdies coming in.

O’Leary picks up birdies on 7, 9 and 13, but bogeyed 15. He is now 7-over. One or two more birdies coming in could do the trick.

O’Leary finished at 7-over. As of 2 p.m., he is outside the cut.

9:22 a.m. Chris Francoeur

Francoeur birdies the third hole to go to one-under on the day.

At 5-over for the tournament, he is currently tied for 55th.

Francoeur remains five-over through 12.

He finishes at six-over. Currently right on the cut line.

12:42 p.m. Davis Chatfield

Tap in par on the first for Davis after this tee shot went a little right.

Par on 2 for Davis.

Chatfield bogeys the sixth hole and moves to one-over on the day.

Chatfield remains 1-over through 15.

Two putt par on 18 and Chatfield finishes at 1-over.

1:14 p.m. Patrick Welch

Tap in par on the first hole, nearly made the birdie.

Welch sticks it close on 2 and makes the birdie. What a shot.

He bogeyed the eighth hole and just left a birdie putt short on nine to fall back to 1-under for the tournament. His drive on 10 was to the right near the bunker.

Another bogey on 10, drops Welch to even par for the tournament.

Welch chips in for birdie on 18 to finish at two-under for the tournament. Impressive chip as he hit his second shot to the back edge. Pin was on the right side.

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