Date: November 01, 2010

Australians struggle in rain in Argentina

The World Amateur Team Championships for the Eisenhower Trophy have been shortened to 54 holes following heavy rain and thunderstorms in Buenos Aires. The Australian team of Matt Jager (WA), Kieran Pratt (VIC) and Bryden Macpherson (VIC) have completed 9 holes of their second round at Olivos Golf Club. When play was suspended, Jager was at 2-over-par through the front nine while Pratt was at 3-over par. Bryden Macpherson was at 5-over par through 9. Australia is in 11th place on the leaderboard. The second round will be completed on Saturday morning in Buenos Aires (11pm, Saturday, AEDST) before the third and final round begins on Saturday afternoon. The third round will be completed on Sunday. A total of 69 teams have entered the men’s section of the World Amateur Team Championships. Organised by the International Golf Federation, teams of men and women come from all over the world to compete for the Eisenhower Trophy (men) and Espirito Santo Trophy (women) within three different zones: Asia Pacific, America and Europe & Africa. Players must be amateur golfers and follow the rules of The R&A or United States Golf Association.