SPARTANBURG, SC (May 28, 2016) - The final match of the 53rd SCGA Four Ball Championship at The Country Club of Spartanburg is set with Preston Cole & Bryce Howell facing Taylor Ingle & Chris Mitchell for the right to become 2016 Champions.
The Quarterfinal matches began on Saturday morning with the Lexington duo of Jordan Sease & Cole Thornton defeating Zack Siefert & Will Woodard in a close battle 1 up. Preston Cole & Bryce Howell held on to eliminate Garland Ferrell & Marcus Grumbles 1 up. The match stood All Square through the 15th hole until Cole & Howell made birdie on the 16th to take the lead. It took the 31st seed team of Taylor Ingle & Chris Mitchell one extra hole to defeat Yancey Johnson & Robert Lutomski 1 Up. The final match of the morning ended with a victory for Forrest Fowler & Blake Williamson defeating the 2012 Champions Walt Todd & Brandon Truesdale 2 & 1.
In the Semifinal matches, recent Furman graduate/golfer Preston Cole & current Furman golfer Bryce Howell took off and never looked back eliminating Sease & Thornton 4&3 to clinch their spot in the finals. Cole & Howell were 10 under par through 15 holes and finished off the match with a Cole eagle on the Par 5 - 15th hole. In the final match of the afternoon, Taylor Ingle & Chris Mitchell continued their Cinderella run defeating Fowler & Williamson 1 up.
The final match will begin on Sunday morning at 8.00 a.m. off of #1 tee.
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