AURORA, Colo. (June 11, 2013) -- University of Denver men's golf coach Eric Hoos earned the No. 1 seed in the 44th CGA Senior Match Play Championship by shooting a 2-under-par 70 in Monday's stroke-play round at Canongate at Blackstone in Aurora.
Hoos, who recently claimed low amateur honors in the HealthOne Colorado Senior Open for the second time, made three birdies and one bogey on Monday.
Hoos, who plays out of Highlands Ranch Golf Club, and the 63 players with the next-best scores will advance to match play, which begins on Tuesday and continues through Friday.
Jim LeMar of the Meadows Golf Club was the only other player who broke part on Monday, shooting a 71 for the No. 2 seed. Terry Lorenz of Pinehurst Country Club and Jeff Sweet of Saddle Rock Golf Course each fired 72. Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Kent Moore, the 2006 champion, managed a 73.
Meanwhile, in the CGA Super-Senior Match Play for golfers 60 and older, Richard Barg of Meadow Hills Golf Course led the way on Monday with a 72. Vance Adler of the Country Club at Castle Pines was next-best, at 74. As the defending champion, Bob Sims of CanonGate Colorado is the top seed despite shooting 85 on Monday.
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