Hval, O'Donnell to meet in Oregon Senior final for second straight year
CRESWELL, Ore. — Pat O’Donnell and Scott Hval
will meet in the Oregon Senior
Amateur championship match for the second
consecutive year. Last year,
O’Donnell emerged victorious, scoring a 2-up
victory. The two players have
combined to win the last five Oregon Senior
Amateur Championships; O’Donnell
won in 2010 and 2014, while Hval won three
straight titles from 2011-13.
O’Donnell defeated Michael Kloenne (West Linn,
Ore.) 4 and 3 in the semifinals.
O’Donnell shot 32 (-4) on the front side, jumping
to a 3-up lead after nine holes.
Kloenne cut the lead to 2-up after 12 holes, but
O’Donnell would win the 13th and
14th holes, securing the chance to defend his
Hval battled Denny Taylor (Gladstone, Ore.) in
his semifinal match. Hval was 5-
up after seven holes, thanks to a four-hole
stretch (2-5) where he would win
every one. Taylor was never able to complete
the comeback; he got within four a
number of times from then on, but Hval held
steady down the stretch.
The Men’s Championship match will commence
at 8:03 AM Thursday morning.
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