ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) – Portugal native, Pedro Lencart Silva, has wrapped up the World Amateur Team Championships with team Portugal at the Montgomerie Course and O’ Meara Course at the Carton House Golf Club near Dublin, Ireland.
As a team, Lencart Silva had the top score for Portugal shooting a round three score of 73(+1) and a round for score of 71(-2). Through four rounds, the newcomer shot nine-under par, while his team finished seven-under par.
In total, Lencart Silva tallied 19 birdies and 33 pars during his impressive four-round feature.
Individually, Lencart Silva finished tied for 41st out of 152 competitors, while his team finished tied for 35th out of 50 countries.
Lencart was selected as the player to watch from Portugal after his recent success winning the Junior Open Championship and the Boys Amateur Championship in 2016 and 2017.
The World Amateur Team Championships are a biennial international amateur golf competition that rotates among three geographic zones of the world: Asia-Pacific, Americas and Europe-Africa. The men’s competition plays for the keeps of the Eisenhower Trophy.
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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UCF will begin its’ season at the Hartford Hawk Invitational on Sept. 17-18 in South Kent, Connecticut where they will defend last year’s championship.
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