Colo. Sr. Match Play: Hoos, Crone among movers
AURORA, Colo. (June 12, 2013) -- University of Denver men's golf coach Eric Hoos, the top seed, and former champion Kelly Crone advanced to the round of 16 Wednesday in the CGA Senior Match Play Championship at Canongate at Blackstone in Aurora.

Hoos, who plays out of Highlands Ranch Golf Club, defeated Terry Hymans of Canongate Colorado 3 and 2 in the round of 32. Crone, the 2005 champion and 2012 runner-up from Highlands Ranch GC, beat Lance Balthaser of Broken Tee Englewood in 19 holes.

Meanwhile, No. 34 seed Bill Fowler of Bear Creek Golf Club convincingly ousted second-seeded Jim LeMar of the Meadows Golf Club, 5 and 4.

Both the round of 16 and the quarterfinals will be played on Thursday, with the semifinals and final set for Friday.

In the Super-Senior Match Play for golfers 60 and older, Bruce Hayes of Heritage at Westmoor eliminated defending champion Bob Sims of Canongate Colorado, 2 and 1, in the quarterfinals.

Also among those advancing to the Super-Senior semifinals was former CGA Senior Match Play champion Patrick Mooney of Colorado Golf Club.

ABOUT THE Colorado Senior Match Play

18 holes of stroke play qualifying. 84 players down to 31 and then 32 players in match play. The defending champion will have an automatic bid into match play and will be the #1 seed.

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