South Carolina Four Ball: Quarterfinals Set
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 30, 2014) -- After the first two rounds of Match Play at the Country Club of Spartanburg, Medalists Mike Hartin & Cory Taylor are still in the hunt while the Defending Champion team of Brad Thorne & Will Woodard were eliminated 3&2 by the 2012 Winners, Walt Todd & Brandon Truesdale. In the morning matches, playing their first competitive round of the competition, the Defending Champs posted a 2&1 victory over TJ Walsh & Justin Hornick to move on. Chris Mitchell & Jarrett Grimes started hot and gained a 6&4 victory over Eddie Hargett & Ben Jansen. One match went into extra holes and Stan Sill & Josh McMillan managed to get by Taylor Hough and Tyler Macolly with a birdie on the 20th hole.

In the afternoon, Mother Nature became a part of the equation as a 45 minute lightning delay halted play with three matches left on the course. Before the delay, the Defending Champs were ousted and the Medalists moved on. Sam Jackson & Carter Davis needed 19 holes and an eagle on the par 5 first to make the Quarter Finals. The largest margin of victory for the day was Geno Berchiatti & Robert Lutomski with a 7&6 win. After the delay the last two CC of Spartanburg teams were knocked out by Josh Branyon & Matt Davis on their 20th hole and Jeff Pope and Thomas Todd with a 1 up win.

Quarter finals will begin on Saturday morning beginning at 8.00 a.m. Semi-final matches will be played in the afternoon.

For more information including detailed scoring, Match Play brackets and pairings visit our tournament web page – 51st Four Ball Championship

The 2014 SCGA Four Ball Championship is one of 20 major championships conducted by the South Carolina Golf Association. The 51st Annual event is being played on the 6,504 yard, par 72 golf course at The Country Club of Spartanburg in Spartanburg, SC. The field began with 60 teams competing for 31 Match Play spots as the Defending Champions of Brad Thorne & Will Woodard received and automatic #1 seed.

ABOUT THE South Carolina Four-Ball

The Four Ball Championship is a great attraction as it has become the only Match Play event that the South Carolina Golf Association conducts. With 60 teams starting play, after two days of stroke play qualifying, 32 teams will advance to match play to square off against each other until there is only one team left.

By virtue of being one of the few Match Play events available in South Carolina, this is a great opportunity to play in a format that used to dominate tournament golf.

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