Billy Peters Cup: GSGA leads Georgia Professional after Day One
BRASELTON, GA (October 16, 2016) -- Day one of the Billy Peters Cup Matches provided excitement and drama. Team GSGA earned 8 1/2 points while the Georgia PGA tallied 7 1/2. The 41st biennial competition is taking place at The Legends at Chateau Elan, October 16-17.

Both teams picked up four points during the morning four-ball matches leaving the match all-square. Team GSGA picked up a big win from duo David Noll Jr. and Cameron Hooper who defeated Bill Murchison and Sonny Skinner (5&4). The team of Kris Mikkelsen and John Engler Jr. defeated Mark Anderson and Joseph Finemore (5&3). Team GSGA's other two wins came from Michael Standard and Bob Royak over Hank Smith and Paul Claxton (3&1), as well as a victory from Jeff Belk and Chris Hall (3&2).

In the afternoon round of foursome matches, Team GSGA earned 4.5 points to the Georgia PGA's 3.5. Amateurs Mikkelsen and Engler continued their hot start from the morning with a win over pros Murchison and Finemore, (1 up). The first match to finish in the afternoon was duo Daugharty and VanGorder who defeated Evans and McCain (3&2). The final victory came from young guns Smith and Bowles over Anderson and Skinner (6&5).

ABOUT THE Billy Peters Cup Matches

Biennial competition between an amateur team representing the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) and a professional team representing the Georgia PGA Section (GPGA).

Entries: Teams from the GSGA and Georgia Section, PGA; players determined by recent performance in association events

Field: 16-man teams, including four seniors. GPGA team includes one touring professional.

Format: One round of four-ball matches and one round of singles matches

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