Ourense International Pairs
Rodriguez and Sanchez score 138 to win
Pablo Rodriguez and David Sanchez scored 43 (with an opening nine of 19!) in the Sunday Chapman Greensomes to win the first Ourense International Pairs tournament with an overall three-round aggregate of 138. That was four strokes better (over the Ourense and Pozo do Lago courses in Galicia from October 2/3) than fellow Galicians Nacho Prada and Jose Antonio Carvajales who conjured up a superb Sunday 42 (which included nine birdies in a row from the 6th). Esteban Rodriguez and Moises Iriarte (Galicia) scored 48 on Sunday to fill third position on 17 under par for the 54 holes. Tomas Escarda and Daniel Fuentes were next on 146 after a thrilling Greensomes 44 while Jorge Rodriguez and Juan Carlos Iglesias finished fifth on 147. Miguel Llado & Maria Julia (Catalonia) carded a fine 51 in the Greensomes to take Best Mixed laurels by one stroke from compatriots Pilar Montero & Alan Torner with Matilde and José Lopez (Galicia) another shot away in third.
Pablo Rodriguez and David Sanchez of Galicia were the overnight leaders having fired a fabulous fourball round of eleven under par 43 (which included an ace at the eighth hole) at Ourense. That gave Pablo and David a two stroke margin heading into Sunday's final round over fellow Galicians Esteban Rodriguez and Moises Iriarte who scored 45 at Ourense. Another Galician pair Nacho Prada and José Antonio Carvajales were third on 100 after their fine 45 at Ourense. Matilde and José Lopez (Galicia) topped the mixed leaderboard on 111. Two Catalan couples were next, one stroke back - Pilar Montero & Alan Torner along with Miguel Llado & Maria Julia.
36 hole classification
Two under par 52 was the leading score after the Saturday Foursomes at Pozo do Lago. Esteban Rodriguez Alvarez and Moises Iriarte Martinez scored 52 and they were tied with fellow Galicians Pablo Rodriguez Perez and David Sanchez Soriano. The Galicians enjoyed a two stroke lead from a group of three pairs on 54 as the players moved to Ourense for the Saturday afternoon Fourballs.
A six-hole Greensomes Matchplay tournament was held on Friday as a warm-up for the main event. The winners were Josema and Juan Carlos.
Saturday Foursomes tee-times
The poster is attached along with full tournament regulations, in English and Spanish.
Play was over 54 holes in three different formats: Foursome (played at Pozo do Lago), Fourball and Chapman Greensome (played at P&P Ourense).
The competition was managed through an app that will form the score card, whereby all competitors and any supporters/interested parties were able to follow the results, hole by hole, at any time.
Course website here
Link to competition: Ourense International Pairs.
- REGLAMENTO_ourense_pairs.pdf (608 Kb, pdf file)
- REGLAMENTO_ourense_pairs_INGLES.pdf (556 Kb, pdf file)
- actividades_pairs_ourense_espanol.pdf (449 Kb, pdf file)
- actividades_pairs_ourense_INGLES.pdf (445 Kb, pdf file)
- LISTADO_DE_PARTICIPANTES_PROVISIONAL_PAIRS_OURENSE_2021_2.pdf (550 Kb, pdf file)
- SALIDAS_FOURSOME.pdf (581 Kb, pdf file)
- CATEGORIAS-PAIRS.pdf (599 Kb, pdf file)
- horarios_greensome_ch_domingo.pdf (576 Kb, pdf file)
- Clasificacion.pdf (600 Kb, pdf file)