Four remain at 31st IGA Match Play Championship
Four remain and are focused on winning two more matches to capture the 31st IGA Match Play Championship tomorrow at Tournament Club of Iowa.
In the Jim English Bracket, #56 seed Dylan Ellis continues to take on all comers, defeating Logan Schweinefus (1 up) and stroke play medalist/#1 seed Tommy Doyle (7&6) to earn his spot into the semifinals. Ellis will meet Tyler Smith, who defeated Kolby Chup (4&3) and Luke Miller (19 holes).
In the Jack Webb Bracket, #7 seed Ben Epperly will face #3 seed Jon Olson on Thursday morning. Epperly defeated J.D. Anderson (1 up) and Willis Gaer (5&4), while Olson dispatched Jesper Holke-Farnam (2 up) and Jake Patterson (4&2) to reach the semifinals. Olson will be looking to add his name to the IGA Match Play Trophy for the second time, winning this event in 2011 over Jon Brown.
“I played well this afternoon,” Olson commented. “I kind of found something.”
Semifinal matches will be played Thursday morning followed by the final match in the afternoon.
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