Kentucky Sr. Match Play: Rogers prevails
LA GRANGE, KY (June 13, 2013) -- The KSGA Match Play Championship concluded today at Oldham County Country Club with quarterfinals this morning, followed by the final rounds in each flight this afternoon. Senior golfers from across the state showed us today just how evenly spread the golfing talent is throughout the Commonwealth.
In the first round, Terry Bowman of Louisville continued his excellent play this week by defeating Tom Scheuerman of Pewee Vally (3 & 2) in the Championship Flight. Steve Rogers of Bowling Green took to the links against Terry Bowman to determine our champion after winning his match against Happy Rakestraw from Somerset in the quarterfinals. Late in the afternoon, Steve Rogers won the Championship Flight of the 2013 KSGA Match Play Championship after defeating Terry Bowman on the 16th hole (3 & 2).
Silas Boyle of Louisville upset number 1 seed Dennis Long of Shelbyville (1UP) in Flight #1 to advance to the final round of play. Tom Reddick of Bardstown defeated Ken Roederer of Louisville (4 & 3) to take on Silas Boyle in the afternoon. Silas Boyle won Flight #1 (2 & 1) over Tom Reddick on the 17th hole.In Flight #2, Fred Gupton continued his winning streak this morning by defeating Allan Crain of Danville in a match that took 20 holes to decide. Gupton faced off against Dennis George of Lebanon in the finals to determine the flight Champion. Dennis George took Gupton to the 17th hole before taking home championship honors in his flight.
Michael Smith of Louisville took down John Boyd II (3 & 2) from Louisville in a match that went 19 holes to put Smith in a position to play in the championship match. Jerry Edwards of Louisville beat Oldham County Country Club member Dan Trent (2 & 1) to move on to the final match for Flight #3. Edwards beat Smith (2 & 1) in the finals and is our Flight #3 Champion.
Marc Lewis of Louisville out played Bob Price (5 & 3) to advance to the finals in Flight #4. Tim Tudor took down Bob Brawner earlier in our first round to advance to the last match and square off against Marc Lewis in the finals. The final match of the day in Flight #4 took 15 holes to decide. Tim Tudor from Louisville, Kentucky defeated Marc Lewis (4 & 3) to win the Flight #4 Championship.
Throughout the four days of our KSGA Match Play Championship at Oldham Country Club, we were treated to multiple back and forth battles on the course. Having to deal with some adverse weather during the course on our last day of play, our players’ focus and skills were tested. We would like to thank Oldham County Country Club for hosting this outstanding event and supplying us a superb championship atmosphere. We would also like to thank everyone for joining us and we look forward to seeing you take to the course again at our future events.
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