NCGA Amateur: Field whittled down to 16
11 Aug 2010
by Northern California Golf Association

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PEBBLE BEACH – The field of the 107th playing of the NCGA Amateur has been reduced by half after Wednesday first and second round action, from 32 players to 16 set to compete in tomorrow morning’s quarterfinals.

Medalist and #1 seed Randy Haag had to work in his opening round match against four-ball partner Darryl Donovan, coming back from an early 2-down deficit to prevail 1-up. Haag then took out Domingo Jojola of Lake Merced 1-up in the afternoon. The NCGA Player of the Year, at age 51, now faces one of the youngest players in the field in Matthew Hansen, an incoming freshman at UC Davis, in the quarterfinals. Hansen defeated Brent Booth in the second round 4 and 3.

St. Mary’s Golf Coach Scott Hardy upended 2007 NCGA Amateur champion Ryan Hallisey on the second round 3 and 2 and will face Mathew Miller of Castlewood in the quarterfinals. Miller defeated Chris Ellis of San Jose Muni 4 and 2 in the second round.

ABOUT THE Northern California Match Play

Eligibility: Players must have a numeric handicap index of 5.4 or less.

Format: 18 holes stroke play qualifying. 100 players plus ties and exempts will advance to the championship proper. Championship will be 36 holes stroke play, 18 holes per day. 32 Players will advance to single elimination Match Play beginning on Wednesday and concluding on Friday.

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Results For Northern California (NCGA) Amateur Match Play Championship
WinCAJohn CatlinCarmichael, CA400
Runner-upCAScott HardyPleasant Hill, CA260
SemifinalsCAMatt HansenLos Osos, CA160
SemifinalsCAPace JohnsonFresno, CA160
QuarterfinalsCAKevin WentworthArnold, CA120

View full results for Northern California (NCGA) Amateur Match Play Championship

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