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Yates and O'Keeffe into match play stage at Nassau Invitational

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 Jonathan Yates / Image from Golffile
 
Naas’ Jonathan Yates shot a superb 69 to finish in second place in the stroke play qualifying while Flogas Irish Amateur Champion Peter O’Keeffe from Douglas finished comfortably inside the cut after a 74. 

Ireland have a good history in the event with Conor O’Rourke (Naas) our most recent winner in 2016 and he was also leading qualifier and there have been five previous winners from Ireland in total: O’Rourke (2016); Jack Hume, Naas (2014); Paul Cutler, Portstewart (2009); Niall Kearney, The Royal Dublin (2007) and Darren Crowe, Dunmurry (2004).

The first round of match play begins later this morning. O’Keeffe plays Dan Goldstein at 7:38am (12:38pm Irish) and Yates is up against Matt Rendell at 8:00am. 
 
Nassau Invitational / Nassau CC, New York
 
Stroke Play Scores
(1) Trevor Randolph 68
(2) Jonathan Yates (Naas) 69
(3) Ryan Hom 71
(4) Hunter Stone 73
(5) Patrick Pierson 73
(6) Harry McCabe 74
(7) Brett Cooper 74
(8) Dan Goldstein 74
(9) Peter O’Keeffe (Douglas) 74
(10) Jonathan Jeter 75
(11) Chris O’Keefe 76
(12) Colby Anderson 76
(13) Sean Byrne 76
(14) Jay Card 111 76
(15) Matt Rendell 77 Playoff
(16) Chris Thompson 77 Playoff
 
Championship Flight
7:30 Trevor Randolph vs Chris Thompson
7:38 Dan Goldstein vs Peter O’Keeffe (Douglas)
7:45 Hunter Stone vs Sean Byrne
7:53 Patrick Pierson vs Colby Anderson
8:00 Jonathan Yates (Naas) vs Matt Rendell
8:08 Brett Cooper vs Jonathan Jeter
8:15 Ryan Hom vs Jay Card 111
8:23 Harry McCabe vs Chris O’Keefe

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