Palm Beach Mid-Am: Babusik on a roll

JUPITER, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2011) -- Frank Babusik defeated Pete Williams 2 & 1 to win this year's Tire Kingdom Mid Amateur Match Play Championship at the Ritz Carlton GC.

After making the turn 2 down, Babusik won the 10th, 12th and 13th hole to turn the match around. A final birdie on the 17th hole clinched the victory 2 & 1.

In semifinal matches, Babusik defeated defending Champion Danny Germaine 4 & 2. and Williams defeated Steve Anderson 3 & 2.

It should be noted that earlier in the year Babusik also won the Palm Beach Mid-Senior breaking the tournament scoring record.

In other flights, winners were: 1st Flight - Brandon Brookshire, 2nd Flight - David Merrell, 3rd Flight - Paul Kaneb, 4th Flight - Jeff Higgins.

ABOUT THE Palm Beach Match Play

Match play tournament for mid-amateurs and seniors. The field will be divided into a Mid-Am Division (25-49) and a Senior Division (50 & older). All players are guaranteed an 18-hole-seeding-round and at least one round of match play. After the seeding round, the field will be divided into a Mid-Am Championship Flight, a Senior Championship Flight and additional flights based on field size.

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