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Hyundai - BBVA 88°Abierto de Chile

Nov 10-16, Club de Golf Los Leones

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Seven birdies and two eagles had Fernandez Valdes in his scorecard on friday (E.Berardi/PGA TOUR)

Fernandez Valdes won the OHL Round of the week

His 10 under-par 62 on friday was the best round of the Hyundai BBVA 88° ABierto de Chile.
Santiago, Chile (November 17, 2014) - Jorge Fernandez Valdes took all the awards at C.G. Los Leones. Not only did he win the Hyundai BBVA 88° Abierto de Chile, but also won the OHL Round of the Week award after a 10-under par 62 on Friday.

Fernandez Valdes' victory came thanks in large part to his spectacular second round. He birdied his first hole (No. 10) which was the harbinger of a great day. After five consecutive pars The Argentine found a birdie on the 16th and an eagle at the 17th to move atop the leaderboard.

His back nine was superb. Fernandez Valdez made pars on No. 1 and 2 and then he began his spectacular round of golf. He hit a great approach on No. 3 (par-3) and left with a birdie. He hit the green in two on the par-5 fourth to make another birdie. He also holed out a great putt on the fifth hole.

His only mistake of the round was at No. 6 which lead to his only bogey of the round. He quickly recovered with a great birdie on the seventh hole and an eagle on the par-4 eighth where he holed from 110 yards, with a wedge. 

"I had a bit of luck but I hit a perfect shot."

In the final hole, Fernandez Valdes holed from 6 feet for a 10-under par, 62 to sign his best round as a professional. 

"Today I had a dream back nine, no doubt is the best round of my career," he said, who finished with 17-under 271.

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