VIDEO: Highlights from Stewart Hagestad's U.S. Mid-Amateur comeback
Stewart Hagestad celebrates his U.S. Mid-Amateur winning birdie <br>(USGA Photo)
Stewart Hagestad celebrates his U.S. Mid-Amateur winning birdie
(USGA Photo)

ELVERSON, PA (September 16, 2016) -- On Thursday Stewart Hagestad had one of the most remarkable performances in U.S. Mid-Amateur history. Trailing 4 down with six holes to go, Hagestad rallied to defeat Scott Harvey and claim his first U.S. Mid-Amateur title.

After tying the match on the 36th hole, Hagestad completed the largest comeback in 36-hole match play history with a birdie on the 37th hole.

Here is a look at some of the highlights from what as a championship match for the ages:

-The USGA contributed to this story

Results: U.S. Mid-Amateur
WinCAStewart HagestadNewport Beach, CA1000
Runner-upNCScott HarveyKernersville, NC700
SemifinalsMIScott StricklandBirmingham, MI500
SemifinalsCADan SullivanPasadena, CA500
QuarterfinalsVAMichael MuehrMcLean, VA400

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ABOUT THE U.S. Mid-Amateur

The U.S. Mid-Amateur originated in 1981 for the amateur golfer of at least 25 years of age, the purpose of which to provide a formal national championship for the post-college player. 264 players begin the championship with two rounds of sroke play qualifying held at two courses, after which the low 64 (with a playoff if necessary to get the exact number) advance to single elimination match play.

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