Quarterfinals set at Pacific Northwest Amateur
PULLMAN, Wash. (July 9, 2014) -- And then there were eight...
The quarterfinals are set at the 2014 Pacific Northwest Amateur Championship as the remaining eight players punched their tickets with two wins apiece on a busy day at Palouse Ridge Golf Club.
No. 49 Derek Bayley and No. 25 Derek Hatch survived the Rounds of 32 and 16 Wednesday, setting up a quarterfinal match Thursday at 7:30 a.m.
Bayley knocked off Clay Christensen 3 and 2 in the morning round before defeating Tye Gabriel 5 and 4 in the Round of 16. Gabriel had previously upset top-seed and stroke-play qualifying medalist Dale Brandt-Richards of Australia.
Hatch, meanwhile, defeated No. 8 Greg Gildea and No. 9 Jesse Heinly to move on.
No. 4 Cole Madey remains among the highest qualifying seeds left in the action. He beat Spencer Weiss and brother Clayton during his busy day Wednesday.
He'll face No. 28 Charles Kern, who beat No. 5 Tom Swanson and No. 44 Will Brink to move on.
In the third quarterfinal, No. 2 Hans Reimers will face Dylan Wu, the seventh seed. Reimers, a rising amateur on the national scene, beat Jarrett Foote 2 and 1 after knocking off Michael Butler 3 and 2.
In the final match in the Round of 8, No. 14 James Beale beat Tyler Salsbury and Cory Crawford to move on where he'll face No. 6 Conner Kumpula Wednesday. Kumpula advanced with wins over Joseph Harvie and Jordan Weir on Wednesday.
Following Thursday morning's quarterfinal matches, the semifinal round will be played ahead of the 36-hole championship round match scheduled for Friday.
For a full look at the match play leaderboard, follow the results link belo.
ABOUT THE Pacific Northwest Amateur
First held in 1899, the Pacific Northwest Men’s
is one of the country’s longest running amateur
championships. Held annually at world-class courses
throughout the Pacific Northwest, this championship
played in the same format as the U.S. Amateur and
features an impressive list of past champions that
include; Nick Flanagan, Ben Crane, Jeff Quinney, Bill
Sander, and Tiger Woods. Eligibility is open to
of the Pacific Northwest Golf Association and top
amateurs throughout the world invited via
Invitation. Each year’s champion earns a hosted
exemption in to the Pacific Coast Amateur and
Players Championship. Non-PNGA members seeking
Presidential Invitation must submit a resume to the
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