Friday, June 23, 2017

Englishman Ellis versus Aussie Perry in 36-hole

final of The Amateur Championship

 Harry Ellis in action at the Scottish open amateur stroke play championship at Murcar Links   in 2013. Picture by Cal Carson Golf Agency

Southampton's Harry Ellis, 21-year-old Meon Valley GC, Hampshire member, will play Australia's Dylan Perry in tomorrow's 36-hole final of The Amateur Championship at Royal St George's Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent.
Both won their afternoon semi-finals by 3 and 2, Ellis coming from behind to beat Italy's Luca Cianchetti, the European amateur champion, and Perry knocking out Argentina's Alejandro Tosti.
Ellis, a student at Florida State University and a Palmer Cup student international, won the English amateur championship when he was only 16 in 2012.
In the morning quarter-finals, Ellis beat the remaining Irishman, Paul McBride (The Island) by two holes.

Today's results:
Alejandro Tosti (Argentina) bt Stefano Mazzoli (Italy)  3 and 2.
Dylan Perry (Australia) bt Jarle Kaldestad Volden (Norway) 1 hole.
Harry Ellis (Meon Valley) bt Paul McBride (The Island, Ireland) 2 holes.
Loca Cianchetti (Italy) bt Fredrik Nihlen (Sweden) 1 hole.

Perry bt Tosti 3 and 2.
Ellis bt Cianchetti (Italy) 3 and 2.



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