RI Amateur LIVE Blog – Round of 32
The first round of matches are underway at the Rhode Island Amateur at Wanumetonomy.
Follow along on GolfNewsRI’s live blog for the round of 32.
Get all the scoring here.
Brad Valois vs John Baldwin – 7:30 a.m.
Valois birdies the second hole and is one-up through three holes.
The match is even after Baldwin wins the fifth hole.
Valois bounces right back and wins the sixth hole.
The 4-time champ is two up through 12.
Valois wins 3&2.
Mason Gilman vs Andrew Fiorenzano – 7:38 a.m.
Gilman is off to a dream start, winning the second and third holes to go two-up right off the jump.
Gilman moves to 3-up through 8.
Gilman is 4-up through 11.
5-up through 12.
Gilman wins 6&5.
Mike Calef vs Bill Auger – 7:46 a.m.
Calef drops a birdie putt on the second hole and goes one up through two.
Calef is two up through 10.
Mike is now 3-up through 15.
Calef takes the match 4&2.
Darren Corrente vs Kevin Blaser – 7:54 a.m.
Blaser wins the first hole and is one-up.
A win on the 6th hole gives Blaser a 2-up lead.
Blaser moves to 4-up through 10.
Blaser is 3-up.
Blaser won 2&1.
Bill Forcier vs Tyler Cooke – 8:02 a.m.
Forcier birdies the first hole to go one-up.
He remains 1-up through 6.
Match is back to even.
Forcier takes a commanding lead, 4-up through 13.
Forcier wins 5&3.
Rob Hirt vs Mark Wilson – 8:10 a.m.
Mark Wilson has won the match by default.
Mike Caparco vs Nick Hedden – 8:18 a.m.
Hedden is 2-up through 6.
Tied through 8.
Hedden win 2&1.
Brian O’Leary vs Ryan Dacey – 8:26 a.m.
O’Leary is 1-up through 4.
The match is even through 9.
O’Leary retakes the lead on the 10th hole.
O’Leary wins 3&2.
Harry Dessel vs Zachary Kovat – 8:42 a.m.
Dessel went 1-up on two, match is now tied through 4.
Kovat is 1-up through 8.
Kovat moves to 2-up through 13.
Kovat wins 2&1.
Derek Audette vs Larry Lafauci Jr. – 8:50 a.m.
In the battle for Kirkbrae bragging rights, Derek is two up after five holes.
Audette moves to 3-up through 6.
What a comeback!
Lafauci has won four straight holes and is now 1-up through 11.
Lafauci wins another one, now is 2-up through 13.
Now Audette comes back.
Derek wins in 21 holes.
Jantzen Vargas vs Paul Quigley – 8:58 a.m.
Quigley is on the board, 1-up through 7.
Quigley moves to two up.
Vargas wins 1-up
Cameron Moniz vs Jamie Lukowicz – 9:06 a.m.
Lukowicz goes 1-up on the third hole.
Moniz goes to 1-up through 7.
Match is even through 10.
Moniz pulls the upset and wins 1-up.
Bobby Leopold vs George Pirie – 9:14 a.m.
The Doc goes one up after two.
The defending champ evens the match.
Leopold takes the lead on the fifth hole.
Pirie is back in the lead, now 1-up through 8.
Even through 9.
Leopold wins 3&2.
Max Jackson vs Austin Cilley – 9:22 a.m.
Cilley won the first hole, Jackson took the next 3. He is two up.
Jackson is 4-up through 8.
The young phenom is 6-up through 12.
Jackson wins 5&4.
David Marshall vs Steven Ferraro – 9:30 a.m.
Marshall is 1-up.
Ferraro takes the lead and is now 1-up through 7.
Ferraro wins 3&2.
Mike Hamilton vs Derek Johnson – 9:38 a.m.
Johnson is 1-up through 4.
Hamilton is 3-up through 13.