Conn. Sr. Match Play: Szewczul completes run
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (May 29, 2014) -- Dave Szewczul went wire-to-wire to win the 2014 Connecticut State Senior Match Play Championship, defeating Jon Groveman Thursday in the championship match at The Farms Country Club.
Szewczul won 2-up over Groveman in the finale but his play throughout the week was to marvel at.
Always a contender in CSGA events, Szewczul led the way during stroke-play qualifying and never looked back throughout match play.
The Tunxis Plantation Country Club member beat Gary Mattesen 3 and 2 in the first tounrd, knocked off Craig Dubois 2-up in the quarterfinals and William Lee in Thursday morning's semifinal.
In Thursday afternoon's final, Szewczul was 1-up after 13 holes before winning No. 18 and closing out the match.
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ABOUT THE Connecticut Senior Match Play
The tournament, which is the first of two majors for
senior golfers on the CSGA schedule, challenges
competitors with a round of stroke play to determine
the low sixteen match play qualifiers followed by two
rounds of match play each day that culminate in an
eighteen-hole final match.
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