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Utah PGA Begins Match Play, Only One Match Goes 18 Holes
It took Todd Tanner all 18 holes to edge Tyler Swensen in the first round of the Utah Section PGA Match Play Championship at Hubbard Golf Course at Hill Air Force Base Monday. Tanner went to the 18th with a one-up lead and halved the hole for the victory.
The outcome of all of the other matches was determined without having to play the 18th.
Winners of matches that concluded on the 17th hole were defending champion Troy Watkins, Ryan Rhees, Cody Pughe, Mark Owen and Steve Schneiter.
Winners of matches that concluded on the 16th hole were Shawn Edwards, Joe Summerhays, Chris Stover, Zach Johnson, and Dave Loughton.
Mike Borich and Dustin Volk won on the 15th hole and Chris Moody won on the 14th hole. Pete Stone won by concession and the results don’t indicate when that took place.
The feature match of the second round pits defending champion Troy Watkins against Chris Moody.
Utah Section PGA
Match Play Championship
Hill Air Force Base
Troy Watkins def. Patrick Denney, 2 and 1
Chris Moody def. Tommy Chipman, 5 and 4
Matt Baird def. Corey Badger, 3 and 2
Shawn Edwards def. Brooken Belt, 3 and 2
Joe Summerhays def. Michael Garrison, 3 and 2
Ryan Rhees def. Eric Nielsen, 3 and 1
Pete Stone def. Kury Reynolds, concession
Chris Stover def. Tony McQuivey, 3 and 2
Mike Borich def. Jeremy Green, 4 and 3
Todd Tanner def. Tyler Swensen, 1-up
Cody Pughe def. Jared Barnes, 2 and 1
Zach Johnson def. Chris Johnson, 3 and 2
Mark Owen def. Ryan Colemere, 2 and 1
Steve Schneiter def. Tracy Zobell, 3 and 1
Dave Loughton def. J.Z. Davis, 3 and 2
Dustin Volk def. Joseph DeLuca, 4 and 3
Second Round Schedule
Troy Watkins vs. Chris Moody
Matt Baird vs. Shawn Edwards
Joe Summerhays vs. Ryan Rhees
Pete Stone vs. Chris Stove
Mike Borich vs. Todd Tanner
Cody Pughe vs. Zach Johnson
Mark Osen vs. Steve Schneiter
Dave Loughton vs. Dustin Volk