Match play begins at Pacific Northwest Amateur
PULLMAN, Wash. (July 8, 2014) -- Tye
Gabriel, the No. 64 seed, scored an upset in
defeating top-seed and medalist Dale
Richards-Brandt in the first round of match
at the 2014 Pacific Northwest Amateur.
At Palouse Ridge Golf Club, Gabriel, who
plays at St. Mary's, knocked off the No. 1
seed from Australia, 2 and 1, to advance to
the Round of 32 on Wednesday.
Other first-round upsets included No. 49
Derek Bayley over No. 16 Li Wang, No. 48
Clay Christensen over No. 17 Cody McManus,
No. 52 Clayton Madey over No. 13
Nicholaus Mandell, No. 44 Will Brink over No.
21 Matthew Rachey and No. 54 Alex
Wagner over No. 11 Kevin Murphy.
Hans Reimers and Frank Garber, the Nos. 2
and 3 seeds, respectively, managed to
Reimers, a recent Mercer graduate and
former Oregon Open champion, defeated No.
63 Cale Lorenzi 2 and 1 to move on to
Wednesday's scheduled Rounds of 32 and
Garber, a rising junior from Washington,
defeated No. 62 Dillon Jahns in 19 holes.
Following Wednesday's Round of 32 and 16
action, the quarterfinals and semifinals
will be played Thursday before the 36-hole
finale on Friday.
For a full look at the match-play tree, follow
the results link below.