Bobby Diforio Jr. Leads Field at Met Am Qualifier at West Hills
Middletown, N.Y., (July 12, 2016) - Qualifying for the 114th Met Amateur Championship continued today at West Hills Country Club in Middletown, N.Y. Seven competitors advanced from the 66 man field, with Bobby Diforio Jr. of Maple Moor earning medalist honors at 3-under 69.
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Diforio's round included five birdies and two bogeys, and back-to-back birdies on holes 14 and 15 led him to have the low score of the day.
Chet Hrostek of MGA eClub – Westchester/Fairfield followed with a round of 1-under 71 to also advance to the championship.
At 1-over par 73, Ethan Deforest of Rondout, Jonathan Jeter of Nassau Players, Carter Prince of Huntington Crescent, and Michael Christifulli and Connor O'Rourke, both playing out of MGA eClub – Long Island, rounded all the qualifiers.
West Hills played to a par 72 at 6,591 yards.
One final sectional qualifying round will take place before the championship on Monday, July 18 at Pelham Country Club.