Aug. 19, 2004
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina junior golfer Eirik Johansen fired an 8-under-par, 64 on Thursday to claim a share of the 36-hole individual lead at the International European Amateur Championship. The 72-hole tournament is being played at the par-72, 6,215-yard Skovde Golf Club in Skovde, Sweden.
Johansen got his second round off to a strong start as he birdied the first three holes of the day to get to 5-under-par, through 21 holes. The junior then recorded five more birdies on the day for his second-round score of 32-32–64. That score gives Johansen a two-day total of 10-under-par, 70-64–134 and he is tied with Ireland’s Darren Crowe for the tournament lead.
The International European Amateur Championship continues on Friday with the third round of play and concludes on Saturday with the final 18 holes of competition. Full tournament results and scoring are available at http://www.golfdata.se/euro/res_lbo.asp?tk=AM0434X&tour=AM