Bernard helps improve individual and team position at WATC

Bernard helps improve individual and team position at WATC

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RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico – Saint Leo sophomore Hugo Bernard improved his individual position at the Men's World Amateur Team Championships Thursday in Mexico after round two in the playing of the 30th Eisenhower Trophy. Bernard, who is now sitting in a tie for 52nd at even-par, and the rest of team Canada are tied for 23rd at two-under for the tournament.

Bernard carded a second round one-under, 70, with four birdies on the par-71, 6,998-yard Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club course. He shot a 34 on the front nine and a 36 on the back nine. 

Bernard and his teammates, Garrett Rank and Jared du Toit shot a two-under (170) for their second round to move up five spots in the team leaderboards.

The trio starts teeing off Friday at 7:55 a.m. off the first tee. Bernard will be the first one off in the morning for team Canada.

The third round of the WATC kicks off Friday with the first group teeing off at 7:15 a.m. 

Format for the Tournament ...
Each team has two or three players, who each play 18 holes of stroke play over four days. In each round, the total of the two lowest scores from each team constitutes the team score for the round. The four-day (72-hole) total is the team's score for the championship.

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