Manassero’s 64 equals course record in Spain
Italian teenager Matteo Manassero boosted his hopes of
qualifying for the Masters with a 64 that equaled the course record
on opening day of the Andalucian Open.
Manassero birdied his closing two holes for a total of nine
birdies and one bogey Thursday on the undulating Aloha course near
The 18-year-old had his second-lowest round after recording an
8-under 62 at the 2010 Hong Kong Open.
Manassero said he ”made about 90 percent” of his birdie
chances, which was key.