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Royak defeats Hall for Georgia Senior Match Play title
Bob Royak (GSGA/Twitter photo)
Bob Royak (GSGA/Twitter photo)

To win the Georgia Senior Match Play title, Bob Royak had to go head-to-head against the defending champion. Turns out he was up for it, because Royak came out ahead of Jack Hall on Friday afternoon, winning the title at Kinderlou Forest Club in Valdosta, Ga.

Royak won his match against Hall, 3 and 2. His trip to the final match came after a close semifinal defeat of Allen Peake. Peake, who frequents the senior circuit, fell to Royak on the last hole.

Hall, meanwhile, had won his semifinal match against Danny Nelson by a 6-and-5 margin.

Royak won the Gasparilla Senior earlier this year, and also won that event in 2017.

In the super senior division, Don Marsh defeated Bill Blalock, 2 up, to win the title.

ABOUT THE Georgia Senior Match Play

Open to male amateur golfers age 55 or older for the Senior Division and age 65 or older for the Super Senior Division as of the first day of the competition.

Field: 120 players with the lowest USGA Handicap Indexes

Format: Match play preceded by 36 holes of stroke play qualifying; low 16 players advance to match play in both divisions if there are at least 32 entries in that division; otherwise, eight players.

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