Quarterfinals Gets Underway at 20th Alabama State Match Play and 1st Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships

Austin Coggin (left), No. 1 Seed of the 20th Alabama State Match Play Championship; John Wright (right), No. 1 Seed of the 1st Alabama State Senior Match Play Championship

AUBURN, AL – (Aug. 7, 2021) Round three results of the 20th Alabama State Match Play and 1st Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships, hosted by Auburn University Club in Auburn, AL, on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021.

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The 20th Alabama State Match Play and 1st Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships advanced to match play format as the top 16 players from each Championship battled this morning and afternoon.

Eight players in each Championship remained in the afternoon Quarterfinals. Four players in each Championship will advance to tomorrow’s Semifinals and Finals.

State Match Play Round of 16 Results

Austin Coggin of Birmingham defeated Harrison Sims of Homewood 2 up.

Woodie Eubanks of Oneonta defeated Frankie Wade of Hoover 4 & 3.

Clay Guerin of Hoover defeated Tobin Ayers of Auburn 3 & 2.

Connor Doyal of Birmingham defeated Ford Goldasich of Homewood 2 up.

Sam Jeffcoat of Birmingham defeated Dylan Moncus of Alexander City 2 & 1.

Brent Cooper of Spanish Fort defeated Will McFadden of Mobile 6 & 5.

Kyle Cornelius of Mobile defeated Ben Fuller of Birmingham 1 up.

Matthew Myers of Auburn defeated Bart Barnes of Troy  2 & 1.

State Match Play Quarterfinals Results

Austin Coggin of Birmingham defeated Woodie Eubanks 3 & 2.

Clay Guerin of Hoover defeated Connor Doyal 1 up.

Sam Jeffcoat of Birmingham defeated Brent Cooper 5 & 3.

Matthew Myers of Auburn defeated Kyle Cornelius 3 & 2.

State Senior Match Play Round of 16 Results

John Wright of Fairhope defeated Jeffrey Darst of Mobile 2 up.

Mike Arasin of Auburn defeated David Hancock of Greenville 2 & 1.

Jeff Taylor of Montgomery defeated Stewart Alexander of Auburn 4 & 3.

Claud Cooper of Birmingham defeated John Fisher of Opelika 2 & 1.

Steven Hudson of Birmingham defeated Chris Jones of Birmingham 1 up.

Joseph Fortner of Birmingham defeated Bryan Askew of Decatur 3 & 2.

Shaw Pritchett of Montgomery defeated Joey Holley of Troy 1 up.

Emile Vaughan of Pike Road defeated Chris Hummel of Birmingham in a19 holes.

State Senior Match Play Quarterfinals Results

John Wright of Fairhope defeated Mike Arasin 2 up.

Claud Cooper of Birmingham defeated Jeff Taylor 1 up.

Joseph Fortner of Birmingham defeated Steven Hudson 2 & 1.

Shaw Pritchett of Montgomery defeated Emile Vaughan 3 & 1.

 

Semifinal rounds and final rounds continue Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 7:30 a.m.

This Championship is conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.

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AGA is the USGA's liaison for golf in Alabama conducting national championship qualifying, administering the USGA Handicap system including the GHIN Handicap service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 23 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

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