Chicago Amateur: Medalist knocked out
LA GRANGE, Ill. (June 25, 2013) - John Watson, IV (Conway Farms GC) knocked off medalist Bennett Lavin (Glen Club) 2 and 1 in the first round of match play at the 94th CDGA Amateur Championship at Edgewood Valley Country Club. Watson, the 2011 CDGA Am medalist, will square off with the 2012 Illinois State Mid- Amateur champion Kyle Nathan (Exmoor CC), who needed 20 holes to defeat David Cooke (Mistwood GC).

John Watson, IV, Lincolnshire, Ill. (150) def. Bennett Lavin, Deerfield, Ill. (142), 2 & 1
Kyle Nathan, Glenview (147) def. David Cooke, Bolingbrook, Ill. (147), 20 holes
Charlie Netzel, Western Springs, Ill. (146) def. Tyler Pitlik, Rock Island, Ill. (148), 3 & 2
Bryce Emory, Aurora, Ill. (146) def. John Ramsey, Glenview, Ill. (148), 6 and
Blake Johnson, Winnetka, Ill. (145) def. Brian Miller, Barrington, Ill. (149), 4 and 3
Kyle Kochevar, Glen Ellyn, Ill. (147) def. Dan Stringfellow, Roselle, Ill. (148), 2 up
Joe Willis, Lake Forest, Ill. (149) def. Quinn Prchal, Glenview, Ill. (146), 6 and 4
John Edison, Springfield, Ill. (148) def. Spencer Groessl, Park Ridge, Ill. (147), 2 up

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Open to active CDGA members with an index 5.4 or below who have advanced through qualifying or meet exemption criteria. Format is 36-hole stroke play qualifying to determine the low 16 advancing to match play.

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