David Snyder wins Kentucky Match Play
2015 champ David Snyder<Br>(KGA photo)
2015 champ David Snyder
(KGA photo)

GOSHEN, Ky. — David Snyder, a senior at the University of Kentucky, handed Davis Boland of Louisville a 1-up defeat on Thursday to claim the 2015 Kentucky Match Play Championship title.

Snyder, of Somerset, Ky., had close victories all throughout his four matches leading to the championship finale, including another 1-up victory over Andy Roberts in Wednesday afternoon's semifinal. Roberts, of Owensboro, beat medalist Cooper Musselman in the quarterfinals 3-and-2.

The runner-up Boland had his own upset win in the quarterfinals, sending defending champion Denver Haddix back to Lexington with a 3-and-2 defeat. Boland then went on to beat former Murray State golfer Hunter York in the semis in a match that went one extra hole.

ABOUT THE Kentucky Match Play

Format consists of an 18-hole stroke play qualifier followed by a round of 32 match play bracket to decide the champion. Senior bracket is 16 players, and there are multiple handicap brackets.

Entrants in all KGA tournaments shall be required to have an active Handicap Index at a Kentucky Golf Association Member Club at the time of entry and meet the championship’s residency requirements.

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