Palm Beach Mid-Am Match Play: Eggertsson wins it
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2013) -- Daniel Eggertsson defeated Davidde Giordano 2 & 1 on the Cypress Course at Palm Beach Polo to win the 28th annual Tire Kingdom Mid-Amateur Match Play Championship.

Eggertsson made a great par save on the 17th hole after hitting a 60 yard greenside bunker shot to 6 feet. Giordano had a birdie chance to extent the match but missed his putt.

Both Eggertsson and Giordano scored impressive semifinal victories Sunday morning. Eggertsson beat current points leader RJ Nakashian 1up and Giordano beat 2011 Champion Frank Babusik 3 & 2.

In the 1st Flight Jeff Helfrich beat Chuck Schmiedel 1up for the title and John Siena defeated Joseph Amdrosini, Jr. 2up to win the 2nd Flight.

Special thanks to Chris Hatfield and Tire Kingdom for sponsoring the event and to Palm Beach Polo for hosting. (pictured left - Jeff Helfrich, Daniel Eggertsson, Perry Lancianese, Chris Hatfield)

ABOUT THE Palm Beach Match Play

Match play tournament for mid-amateurs and seniors. The field will be divided into a Mid-Am Division (25-49) and a Senior Division (50 & older). All players are guaranteed an 18-hole-seeding-round and at least one round of match play. After the seeding round, the field will be divided into a Mid-Am Championship Flight, a Senior Championship Flight and additional flights based on field size.

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