2012 USGA Senior Amateur Round of 64-
WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (Oct. 1, 2012) -- With the first round of match play complete at the 2012 USGA Senior Championship at Mountain Ridge, a number of the biggest names in senior golf are moving on.
Stroke play medalist and Walker Cup captain Jom Holtgrieve was a 4-and-3 winner over Patrick Tallent. In the Round of 32, Holtgrieve will take on Gerardo Ramirez, who bested Jeff Burda, 2-and-1.
Paul Simson, who took the No. 9 seed, defeated Steve Rogers, 1-up and will face Kevin Carey, who moved past Grady Brame in convincing fashion, 5-and-4.
Defending champion Louis Lee continued his title defense with a 3-and-2 win over Martin West. He'll face Jay Blumenfield, who upset Doug Potter, 5-and-4.
Jim Knoll upset fifth-seeded Chip Lutz 1-up and will move on to gace Sam Till, Jr., a 2-and-1 victor over Emile Vaughan.
George Zahringer knocked off Dave Szewczul, 1-up and Doug Hanzel prevailed over Brady Exber in 21 holes. Randy Lewis, the 2011 U.S. Mid-Am winner, also moved into Round 2 with a 3-and-1 win over Dennis Vaughan.
Second round play begins Tuesday morning with the Round of 16 being played in the afternoon.