Missouri Amateur: Johnson, Atkisson advance to finale
28 Jun 2014
by Benjamin Larsen of AmateurGolf.com

see also: Missouri Amateur Championship, Dalhousie Golf Club

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (June 28, 2014) -- Top seed Joey Johnson and No. 7 Joseph Atkisson both won two matches Saturday to advance to Sunday's final match at the 2014 Missouri Amateur at Norwood Hills Country Club.

Johnson, the defending champion, rolled past Michael Wootten in the morning quarterfinal before topping Cy Moritz, 1-up, in the afternoon semifinal.

That earned him a trip to Sunday's finale to face Atkisson, who beat No. 2 Skip Berkmeyer in the semifinal, prevailing in 21 holes, before beating Chase Hanna, 2 and 1, in the semifinal.

The 18-hole championship match begins at 9 a.m. at Norwood Hills. AmateurGolf.com will have coverage following the completion of the Missouri State Amateur Championship Match.

ABOUT THE Missouri Amateur

36 holes of stroke play qualifying to determine 64 players for match play. Entries are open to male amateur golfers who are current members of the MGA, play at clubs who are members of the Missouri Golf Association with a certified handicap index of not more than nine (9.0) on the USGA men’s handicap system. Non-exempt players must pre-qualify.

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