KYLE MCCLATCHIE

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Amateur Scene | Tournaments -

Gaut­eng North Open, Waterk­loof GC

Scores: 65-72-64-62 (263)

Run­ner-up: Kee­gan McLach­lan 69-68-67-66 (270)

How he did it:: McClatchie matched the sec­ond low­est to­tal in the his­tory of SA ama­teur golf (see box story op­po­site). The 20-year-old had 27 birdies and three eagles. His sec­ond round in­cluded a triple and dou­ble bo­gey. He had the three low­est rounds of the tour­na­ment, and his clos­ing 62 (32-30) was the low­est fi­nal round by an ama­teur since J G Claassen's 62 to win the 2010 North West Open at Rusten­burg. His Sun­day 64-62 (126) was the low­est 36-hole score by an ama­teur in the same day.

No­table: Half­way leader James du Preez made 27 birdies, and fin­ished third on 17-un­der. McLach­lan ha' s..c1 three Pag There were 65 roun s in the 60s.

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