SIASCONSET, Mass.: Stewart Hagestad received his moment U.S. Mid-Newbie Championship on Friday, keeping off Mark Costanza 2 and 1 at windy Sankaty Head for a go back to the Masters.
The 30-year-old Hagestad, from Newport Seashore, California, additionally received in 2016 at Stonewall, in Elverson, Pennsylvania, then was once the low novice within the 2017 Masters with a Thirty sixth-place tie. He additionally earned a place subsequent 12 months within the U.S. Open.
Hagestad led 5 up Thursday after the primary 18 holes within the 36-hole fit.
(Costanza) gave me not anything the entire day, mentioned Hagestad, a second-year MBA scholar on the College of Southern California. “I assumed that one day I’d possibly get a damage or he would give me a gap. I knew that he would pop out swinging. Hes a truly just right participant. I attempted to move out and mainly make him beat me, and he rattling close to did that.
The 32-year-old Costanza is from Morristown, New Jersey.
Its tricky as a result of when youre digging your self out of a gap, you wish to have to make birdies, however you realize in case you falter, youre going deeper into the opening, Costanza mentioned. Youve were given to stay the momentum going. I feel I stored the glory all the day. I made some grab up-and-downs and Im pleased with myself.