Bobcats’ Alastair Jones
advances at British Amateur
Jones, who is from Cardiff, Wales, shot a 3-under-par 68 in the second round. He finished the two rounds at 140, just behind Greg Eason of the University of Central Florida.
Sixty-four golfers advanced to the match play part of the 116-year-old event. Competition continues through Saturday.
Golfers from 35 countries are participating in the tournament. The match play winner will earn a spot in this year’s British Open and an invitation to the 2012 Masters.
Jones played in 11 tournaments for Texas State in 2010-11 and had the team’s lowest stroke average at 73.76. He finished second at the Lone Star Invite and was named honorable mention all-Southland Conference.