Long Beach Match Play: Three tied for medalist

LONG BEACH, Calif. (June 5, 2011) -- Long Beach resident Kevin Lim shot a 7-under-par 65 Sunday at Skylinks Golf Course and was one of three players to tie for medalist honors in the 36-hole stroke-play qualifying portion of the Long Beach Match Play Championship.

Lim finished with a two-round total of 9-under 135. Kevin Lee of Cerritos shot 68 Sunday to equal Lim's two-day score, and first-round leader Alex Bungert shot 72 for 135.

Philip Chian (71) and Pete Fernandez Jr. (68) tied for fourth at 138.

The top 64 finishers advanced to the match play portion, which begins at 7 a.m. Saturday at Skylinks. The tournament concludes June 19 with a 36-hole final match.

Results For Long Beach Match Play Championship
WinCAStephen EdmanRocklin, CA60
Runner-upCATyler PaulHuntington Beach, CA40
SemifinalsCAMatt FlissBellflower, CA20
SemifinalsCAJason ReddickEncinitas, CA20

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ABOUT THE Long Beach Match Play

Part of the Long Beach Golf Festival. 36 Holes of qualifying first weekend, followed by matches the following two weekends. Open to men amateur golfers with a one-year established handicap and 12- month LI (Low Index) of 4.9 or better, OR who have played high school or collegiate golf within the past two years.

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