Round Two Results of the 21st Alabama State Match Play and 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships

21st Alabama State Match Play Championship Stroke Play Qualifying Co-Medalists: Alex Balog (Left) and Ross Napier (Center); 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championship Stroke Play Medalist: Claud Cooper (Right)

JASPER, AL – (Aug. 5, 2022) Round Two of Stroke Play qualifying results of the 21st Alabama State Match Play and 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships hosted by Musgrove Country Club in Jasper, Alabama, on Aug. 5, 2022. 
 
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Alex Balog of Elmore and Ross Napier of Hartselle earned medalist honors at the 21st Alabama State Match Play Championship. Elmore and Napier each fired an overall eight-under 134 for the stroke play qualifying rounds to lead the Championship into match play.
 
Jack Goldasich of Birmingham and George Burch of Theodore Auburn both finished T3, posting a six-under 136 for the stroke play qualifying rounds. Trace Bracknell of Tuscaloosa carded a five-under 137 to stand fifth.
 
Harrison Scott of Homewood and Richard Douglas of Birmingham went into a sudden-death playoff to compete for the final position in tomorrow’s match play (Round of 16 and Quarterfinals). Scott won the playoff after eight holes to claim the final seat. 
 
Claud Cooper of Birmingham earned medalist honors at the 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championship. Cooper carded a four-under 138 for the stroke play qualifying rounds to stand first seed for match play. 
 
Steven Hudson of Birmingham finished two strokes behind Cooper, posting a two-under 140 total for the stroke play qualifying rounds. Patrick Drummond of Birmingham and Keith Crumpton of Trussville each fired an even-par 142 for the stroke play qualifying rounds to finish T3.
 
Match play (Round of 16 and Quarterfinals) for 21st Alabama State Match Play and 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships will begin on Saturday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 a.m. off #1 and #10.
 
For more information about the 21st Alabama State Match Play and 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships, please visit the Championships website.
 
The 21st Alabama State Match Play and 2nd Alabama State Senior Match Play Championships are conducted by the Alabama Golf Association.
 
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The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 115 member clubs represented by over 24,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.
 
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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