Runner-up honours for Jonathan Yates in Nassau Invitational

Runner-up honours for Jonathan Yates in Nassau Invitational
 Jonathan Yates (GUI) driving at the 6th tee during the first day of the Corrib Oil sponsored Carey Cup matches at Galway Bay Golf Resort (17/05/2017). Picture by  Pat Cashman

Jonathan Yates (GUI) driving at the 6th tee during the first day of the Corrib Oil sponsored Carey Cup matches at Galway Bay Golf Resort (17/05/2017). Picture by Pat Cashman

Jonathan Yates finished runner-up at the Nassau Invitational when he lost 5 and 4 to leading qualifier Trevor Randolph in Sunday's final in New York.

Yates was just one shot behind Randolph in stroke play qualifying and progressed to the final following wins over Matt Rendell (4&3), Jonathan Jeter (3&2) and Jay Card (2&1).

Flogas Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O'Keeffe bowed out in the quarter-finals when he was beaten by Randolph.

The GUI's High Performance Programme is supported by Sport Ireland.

Nassau Invitational, Nassau CC, New York

Championship Final

Trevor Randolph beat Jonathan Yates 5&4

Semi-Finals

  • Yates beat Card 2&1
  • Randolph beat Pierson at 19th

Quarter-Finals

  • Randolph beat O’Keeffe 1 hole
  • Yates beat Jeter 3&2

Last 16

  • O’Keeffe beat Goldstein 7&6
  • Yates beat Rendell 4&3

Strokeplay Qualifying - Friday 6 October

  1. Trevor Randolph 68
  2. Jonathan Yates (Naas) 69
  3. Ryan Hom 71
  4. Hunter Stone 73
  5. Patrick Pierson 73
  6. Harry McCabe 74
  7. Brett Cooper 74
  8. Dan Goldstein 74
  9. Peter O'Keeffe (Douglas) 74
  10. Jonathan Jeter 75
  11. Chris O'Keefe 76
  12. Colby Anderson 76
  13. Sean Byrne 76
  14. Jay Card 111 76
  15. Matt Rendell 77 Playoff
  16. Chris Thompson 77 Playoff