Patrick Cover Takes Sole Leadership in 52nd Alacran Jamaica Open

Joint day one leader Patrick Cover took sole leadership of the 52nd Alacran Jamaica Open on Friday after posting a four under par 68 for a two-day total of 137 or seven under par over the two days.  His day two scorecard showed 7 birdies and one eagle but was pegged back by 2 bogeys and a double bogey on the 18th hole.  For the final day Cover hopes for “low score and a lot of made puts.”

Patrick Cover
Patrick Cover

Cover was tracked closely by day one joint leader David Morland who shot three under par 69 for a two day total of 138 to be just one stroke behind.

Patrick Cover

The other day one joint leader Thomas DeMarco shot one under par 71 to close on 140 for the two days.

Michael McGuire posted the best score of the day after shooting 67 or 5 under par.  He is currently in fourth position with a combined score of 141. His team won the pro am tournament on Wednesday.

The best-placed Jamaica pro was Wesley Brown who is tied for eighth with a total score of 143 after posting par 72 and one under par 71 on day one and two respectively.  Brown said “I was very pleased to birdie number eighteen to finish one under par.  I am in a good position for tomorrow so hopefully, I will go very deep tomorrow.

Wesley Brown
Wesley Brown

Justin Burrowes, the defending amateur champion has taken the lead after day one Robert Owen was disqualified due to an issue with his card that was supplied at the end of the round.  Burrowes scored 76 and 75 to end day two on 151.  William Knibbs was in second after two rounds of 75 and 77 to be just one stroke behind on 152.  Third place was occupied by Wilston Charles of Antigua and Barbuda.  He shot 77 on each day for a total of 154 for the two days.

The first tee time will be 8:30 on day three while tee three joint leaders teed off at 11:00 on hole number one.

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