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Valley View Defeats The Ridge to Claim At-Large 8-Man Title

 

By Megan Terry, UGA Programs Administrator

 

On Wednesday, September 28th, Valley View Golf Course and The Ridge Golf Course competed for the UGA Public At-Large Division 8-man title at Jeremy Ranch Golf & Country Club in Park City. Valley View ended the regular season undefeated with eight wins to earn the No. 1 playoff seed, while The Ridge was seeded No. 3 following its 5-1 regular season record.

On their way to the final match, the Valley View at-large team members faced 2015 At-Large Runner-Up Eagle Mountain Golf Course during the quarterfinal round and managed to earn the win by 12 points (24-12). They then competed with Spanish Oaks Golf Course for a chance at the championship and advanced to the final match with the 23.5-12.5 win.

The Ridge took on East Bay Golf Course during the quarterfinal round and defeated them 22.5 to 13.5 points to advance to the semifinal round versus Meadow Brook Golf Course. Once again, The Ridge was successful and took away the 24-12 win to advance to the final match at The Jeremy against Valley View.

Valley View’s Brandon Kida and Rand Sargent took a running start and earned a quick 9 out of 9 points in the first match against The Ridge’s Bryant Boshard and Alex Grange. During the second match, Reed Nielsen and Zach Markham earned all three four-ball points versus Tony Penrose and Kolby Kemp. Nielsen added three individual points to the team total in this match against Penrose, and Kemp of The Ridge managed 2.5 points against Markham.

Joshua Roberts and Joshua White of Valley View rounded up 6 out of 9 points against Nolan Husband and Zach Johnston, bringing the team total through three matches to 21.5-5.5 for Valley View.

In the final match, Kurt Owen and David Jennings earned 8 points over Bryan Abney and Zach Sain of The Ridge to close out the match at 29.5 to 6.5 points and clinch the overall victory for Valley View Golf Course.

 

Valley View GC

 
 
 

The Ridge GC

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3

Brandon Kida

 

vs.

 

Bryant Boshard

0

3

Rand Sargent

 

vs.

 

Alex Grange

0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3

Kida/Sargent

 

vs.

 

Boshard/Grange

0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3

Reed Nielsen

 

vs.

 

Tony Penrose

0

0.5

Zach Markham

 

vs.

 

Kolby Kemp

2.5

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3

Nielsen/Markham

 

vs.

 

Penrose/Kemp

0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2

Joshua Roberts

 

vs.

 

Nolan Husband

1

1.5

Joshua White

 

vs.

 

Zach Johnston

1.5

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2.5

Roberts/White

 

vs.

 

Husband/Johnston

0.5

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3

Kurt Owen

 

vs.

 

Bryan Abney

0

2

David Jennings

 

vs.

 

Zach Sain

1

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3

Owen/Jennings

 

vs.

 

Abney/Sain

0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

29.5

 
 

Total

 
 

6.5