Team of Robert Nelson and Steve Hudson still alive at Alabama Four-Ball
(Alabama Golf Association)
MONTGOMERY, AL (April 30, 2016) - Four teams have
advanced to the Alabama Four-Ball final day at
Wynlakes Golf & Country Club.
Co-medalists Steve Hudson of Birmingham &
Robert Nelson of Fairhope is the highest remaining seed
after surviving their two matches on Saturday. The
number one seed needed 19 holes to defeat Vic Kyatt
III of Birmingham & Andy McRae of Hoover in the round
of 16 then taking a 3 and 1 decision over Matt Johnson
of Dothan & Hunter Bronson of Montgomery.
Hudson & Nelson will face Taylor Jones of
Birmingham & Taylor Hereford of Hoover in the first
semifinal match. Bo Farlow & Steven Groover of
Birmingham matches up with Daniel Creel & Bill
Brewster of Florence in the other semifinal.
Semifinal matches begin at 7:30am at Wynlakes
with the championship match slated for approximately
The second round of stroke play qualifying at the 34th
Alabama State Four-Ball is in the books at Wynlakes
Golf & Country Club.
Four teams stand at 11-under par 133 after 36
Wynlakes. Trip Smalley & Matt Ritchie of Mobile, Steve
Hudson of Birmingham & Robert Nelson of Fairhope, Will
Swift of Hoover & Clay Guerin of Birmingham and
Matthew Gourgeot of Decatur & Woodie Eubanks of
Trussville share the medalist honors. A blind draw was
held to determine match play seeds with Hudson-Nelson
gaining the number one position followed by Swift-
Guerin (2), Gourgeot-Eubanks (3) and Smalley-Ritchie
The average score in round two was 1.1 shots lower
than round one at 69.2.
After 36-holes of four-ball stroke play the field was
cut to the low 16 teams for match play. The cut line fell
at seven-under 137. Wynlakes members Stan Sherlin &
Walker Grant of Montgomery birdied their last five holes
to move the cut line to 137 eliminating the need for a
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