MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Augusta State men’s
golf coach Josh Gregory advanced to the round of 16 Tuesday in
match play before being eliminated from the U.S. Mid-Amateur at
Milwaukee Country Club.
Gregory, who tied for 19th at four-over 144 (71-73) during the two rounds of stroke-play qualifying, defeated David Noll, Jr., of Dalton, Ga., 2 and 1 in the morning Round of 32 match before being edged 1 up in the afternoon’s Round of 16 by Sean Knapp of Oakmont, Pa. Gregory began his run in match play Monday by turning back Scott Hardy, the head men’s golf coach at St. Mary’s (Calif.) University, 3 and 1.
The U.S. Mid-Am began with a field of 264 amateur golfers who reached their 25th birthday on or before Sept. 6, and who have a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 3.4.
The Mid-Am is one of 13 national championships conducted annually by the United States Golf Association, 10 of which are strictly for amateurs.
U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Milwaukee Country Club Par 70 -- 7,004 yards Milwaukee, Wis. Sept. 6-11, 2008
Results following the second and third rounds of match play Tuesday at the 2008 U.S. Mid-Amateur being played at the 7,004-yard, par-70 Milwaukee Country Club:
Round of 32 Upper Bracket Chris Lange, Bryn Mawr, Pa. (145) def. Richard Berkmeyer, St. Louis, Mo. (138), 1 up Steve White, Jackson, Wyo. (146) def. Jordan Byrd, Clemson, S.C. (143), 23 holes Todd Mitchell, Bloomington, Ill. (147) def. Jack Kearney, Peachtree City, Ga. (146), 2 and 1 Jon Lindstrom, Broomfield, Colo. (144) def. Carlton Forrester, Atlanta, Ga. (147), 2 and 1 Jimmy Chestnut, Grand Blanc, Mich. (145) def. Derek Berg, Duvall, Wash. (140), 4 and 3 Matthew Williams, Albuquerque, N.M. (142) def. Gene Elliott, West Des Moines, Iowa (144), 6 and 5 JOSH GREGORY, AUGUSTA, GA. (144) def. David Noll Jr., Dalton, Ga. (141), 2 and 1 Sean Knapp, Oakmont, Pa. (142) def. Ryan McDonald, Rocklin, Calif. (146), 1 up Lower Bracket Michael Stamberger, Plainfield, N.J. (145) def. Tim Mickelson, San Diego, Calif. (139), 1 up Ty Cox, Fort Worth, Texas (146) def. Randy Haag, Burlingame, Calif. (143), 2 and 1 Steve Wilson, St. Martin, Miss. (141) def. Michael Muehr, Potomac Falls, Va. (144), 20 holes Jim Dunlap, Tigard, Ore. (142) def. Ted Moloney, Clayton, Mo. (146), 6 and 5 Steve Galko, Dallas, Texas (144) def. Andrew Davis, Chicago, Ill. (147), 1 up Jeffrey Wilson, Fairfield, Calif. (147) def. Ricky Jones, Thomaston, Maine (146), 3 and 2 Adam Dooley, Albany, Minn. (146) def. Mark Scheibach, Bermuda Dunes, Calif. (147), 3 and 2 Michael McCoy, West Des Moines, Iowa (142) def. John Ehrgott, Peoria, Ill. (144), 5 and 4 Round of 16 Upper Bracket Lange def. White, 19 holes Mitchell def. Lindstrom, 2 and 1 Chestnut def. Williams, 5 and 3 Knapp def. GREGORY, 1 up Lower Bracket Stamberger def. Cox, 1 up Wilson def. Dunlap, 2 and 1 Wilson def. Galko, 3 and 1 McCoy def. Dooley, 4 and 2
Pairings for the quarterfinal round of match play Wednesday at the 2008 U.S. Mid-Amateur being played at the 7,004-yard, par-70 Milwaukee Country Club:
Round of 8 Upper Bracket 8 a.m. Chris Lange, Bryn Mawr, Pa. (145) vs. Todd Mitchell, Bloomington, Ill. (147) 8:10 a.m. Jimmy Chestnut, Grand Blanc, Mich. (145) vs. Sean Knapp, Oakmont, Pa. (142) Lower Bracket 8:20 a.m. Michael Stamberger, Plainfield, N.J. (145) vs. Steve Wilson, St. Martin, Miss. (141) 8:30 a.m. Jeffrey Wilson, Fairfield, Calif. (147) vs. Michael McCoy, West Des Moines, Iowa (142)
For complete, full-field results, visit http://www.usmidam.org/scoring/nml/stroke.html.