Hernandez, Jorge seize doubles lead | Inquirer Sports

Hernandez, Jorge seize doubles lead

05:08 AM December 28, 2018

Jet Hernandez and Josh Jorge combined for a seven-under 61 to wrest control at the start of the National Doubles Amateur Golf Championship at Camp Aguinaldo Golf Club Thursday.

Hernandez and Jorge produced eight birdies in their first teamup under the best-ball format, barely missing turning in a solid round with a three-putt miscue on the par-4 No. 5 of the short but tight par-68 course.

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They settled for a two-shot lead over Jed Dy and Bianca Pagdanganan, who pooled a 63, in the season-ending tournament of the National Golf Association of the Philippines and held as part of the PLDT Group National Amateur Golf Tour.

“We just clicked and came up with birdies of our own,” said Hernandez and Jorge.

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Dy, a former junior world champion, and Pagdanganan, a former Philippine Ladies Amateur Open titlist and bronze medalist in the recent Asian Games, matched Hernandez and Jorge’s strong 32 start and the leaders’ back-to-back birdies from No. 10. But they bogeyed the par-4 14th.

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