CDGA SENIOR AMATEUR FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP
After 18 holes of stroke play qualifying on Monday, match play began Tuesday at the inaugural CDGA Senior Amateur Four-Ball Championship.
The Round of 16 was closely contested, as seven of the eight matches went to at least the 17th hole. Co-medalists Bob Silvestri/Larry Silvestri and Brad Barker/Dan Roan were taken to the 18th hole before closing out quarterfinal spots.
Quarterfinal matches will tee off at 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. The semifinals will take place Wednesday afternoon.
Full event information is available at CDGA.org/CDGASr4Ball
NATHAN TAKES CDGA MID-AM TITLE
Kyle Nathan (Glenview/Exmoor CC) took home the 2nd CDGA Mid-Amateur Championship, besting Matt McLaughlin (Barrington/Barrington Hills CC) 3 and 2 in the championship match at Lake Shore Country Club. Nathan, the 2012 Illinois State Mid-Amateur champion, won his semifinal match earlier in the day over
Cody Sundberg (Chicago/Olympia Fields CC), 2 and 1. McLaughlin ousted Andy Johnson (Chicago/Calumet CC) 5 and 4 in the semifinals.
Johnson and Matthew Minder (Springfield/Panther Creek CC) earned stroke play medalist honors earlier in the week.
Full coverage is available at CDGA.org/CDGAMidAm
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2016 CDGA CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE UNVEILED
Dates and locations for the 102nd season of Chicago District Golf Association events were revealed on Tuesday. The CDGA will conduct 11 Championships, including the new CDGA Amateur Four-Ball and CDGA Senior Amateur Four-Ball championships, new team and individual net series, and numerous USGA qualifiers.
“The 2016 season should be exciting with all of the great sites and the launch of our Four-Ball championships,” said CDGA Director of Rules and Competitions Nick Scillia.
The slate is highlighted by the 86th Illinois State Amateur Championship July 19-21 at St. Charles Country Club. The 97th CDGA Amateur Championship will be contested June 27-30 at Calumet Country Club. (Schedule
/ Press Release