Josh Wick wins Columbus Amateur
2015 CDGA Amateur winner Josh Wick<Br>(Image courtesy of Justin Wick)
2015 CDGA Amateur winner Josh Wick
(Image courtesy of Justin Wick)

GROVE CITY, Ohio — Ohio State sophomore Josh Wick defeated Iowa State junior Jack Carter 3-and-1 on Thursday in the Columbus Amateur championship match.

Wick, the 5-seed from Upper Arlington, Ohio, beat University of West Virginia golfer Jon Ransone on the 18th hole on Thursday morning to advance to the afternoon's finale. Carter, the 2-seed from Columbus, found himself in the final match after handing medalist and No. 1 seed Alex Weiss a 4-and-3 defeat in the semifinals.

Weiss, a sophomore at Marshall University, shot a six-under 66 at Oakhurst Country Club to grab the top seed. Carter fired 68 to earn the second seed while Wick tied for fourth at two-under 70.

The top 32 players reached match play, and the cut fell at four-over 76 with a four-for-three playoff taking place on Monday to fill the final qualifying spots.

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