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Nyhus,Murphy Advance to Match Play in USGA Senior Events

Sue Nyhus and Patrick Murphy advanced to match play in the USGA Senior Women’s and Senior Men’s Championship being played concurrently in different states. Annette Gaiotti and Craig Hammer missed the cuts.  Hammer shot 72-80-152 and missed the cut by one shot. Gaiotti shot 82-84-166 and missed the cut by six shots.

The USGA Senior Women’s Championship is being played at Hillwood Country Club, Nashville, Tennesee, and the Men’s Senior Am is being played at Hidden Creek Golf /Club in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

Nyhus shot 80-79-159 and finished in a tie for 35th place and that gave her the 40th seed. She will play Helene Chartrand of Canada at 9:20 a.m. Chartrand shot rounds of 80-76-156.

Murphy shot 72-78-150 and earned the 54th seed. The playoff for the final match play spots came at 151. Murphy will face Doug Lacrosse at 10:50 LaCrosse shot 70-70-140.