Grapevine Amateur: Avinash Iyer cards a final round 64 for the title

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San Jose State sophomore Avinash Iyer from San Ramon, Calif., shot 13-under with his rounds of 70-69-64 to win the Grapevine Amateur by four shots at Silverado Golf Course in Napa, Calif.Iyer entered the final round in a tie for third place, having completed his previous rounds with scores of 70-69, reaching a 5-under par total. This placed him three strokes behind Michael Weaver, the 36-hole leader, who had recorded rounds of 66-70, accumulating an 8-under par score. Iyer’s eight birdies propelled him up the leaderboard, securing the title with a four-stroke margin over Brady Siravo and William Walsh, who are teammates at Pepperdine.Siravo and Walsh shot matching totals of 9-under, where Siravo carded rounds of 71-70-66 and Walsh 71-71-65 to register a joint runners-up finish in the tournament.Weaver, a former professional golfer and the runner-up at the 2012 U.S. Amateur, recorded a final round of 72 to conclude the tournament, tied for fourth place with Daniel Hayes of England at 8-under.The tournament saw participation from 102 amateur golfers.

The Troon Saguaro Amateur Series is a world-ranked amateur tournament series that is hosting ten tournaments in the 2023-24 season. This is the fifth year of the Grapevine Amateur, four of which have been held at Silverado GC on the North Course. Silverado also hosts the Silverado Amateur annually and is home to the PGA Tour’s Fortinet Championship. The Grapevine Amateur is the eighth tournament in the 2023-24 Series.The next event will be the Sonoran Amateur from Jan. 2-4 at Talking Stick Golf Course in Scottsdale, Ariz.…Read more by amateurgolf.com

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