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Dominguez wins Latin America Amateur, spot in Masters

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:59pm


Matias Dominguez grew up dreaming of someday playing in the Masters Tournament. It’s not an uncommon dream among golfers, but the path for Dominguez wasn’t always easy.

The golfer from Chile battled nerves and a four-hour rain delay to win the Latin America Amateur Championship on Sunday to book his trip to Augusta and fulfill his dream of playing for a green jacket.

Dominguez shot 1-under-par 71 in the final round at Pilar Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a one-shot win over Alejandro Tosti, of Argentina.

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Highway patrol reports accident on I-20 in Aiken County

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 3:25pm


The South Carolina Highway Patrol is reporting an accident with injuries on Interstate 20 near the Palmetto Parkway junction in Aiken County.

First responders were called to the scene about 2:16 p.m., according to the agency’s Web site. The amount of vehicles involved and the severity of the injuries wasn’t immediately reported.


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