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Pastore Leads 1 up after first round of final

LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y. (August 2, 2014) - David Pastore leads 1 up over Matt Lowe after the first 18 holes of the Met Amateur final match. The first 18 hole match was a close one, with both players routinely making pars and halving the holes. Lowe made the turn at 1 up, but after Pastore birdied 14, the match got back to all square.

On 15, Pastore saved par while Lowe struggled with a bogey, making Pastore 1 up. Lowe fired back on 16 and made a par while Pastore struggled on the green. With the match at all square headed into the par 3 17th, Lowe's tee shot landed in a greenside bunker. He struggled with the up and down, while Pastore birdied the hole to go back to 1 up. Pastore finished the first 18 holes 1 up after they halved the hole with pars.

We'll be live tweeting the next half of the final match beginning at 12:30, follow us on twitter at @MGA1897 to keep up with all of the action.

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