Recap: Philadelphia PGA Match Play Championship Day Two
(2) Zac Oakley v. (6) Dave McNabb
Andrew Turner punched his ticket to the semifinals by topping 5 seed Ashley Grier 2 and 1, which also made him the Art Wall Jr. bracket champion. Turner also upset a four seed in Sunnybrook Golf Club’s Brett Walker, winning their morning match 3 and 2. Grier advanced to the quarterfinals Wednesday morning via her 2 and 1 victory against 44 seed Rocco Sgrillo of Blue Bell (Pa.) Country Club.
In the Ed Dougherty bracket, 2019 Philadelphia PGA Match Play Champion Zac Oakley finished his morning match early, defeating 18 seed Eddie Perino of Eagle Rock Resort in Hazle Township, Pa., 6 and 5. He continued his solid play in the quarterfinals against seven seed Brian Bergstol of Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, Pa., winning 3 and 2. Bergstol reached the quarterfinals by beating 10 seed Rich Steinmetz of Spring Ford Country Club in Royersford, Pa., 3 and 2.
Applebrook’s PGA Head Professional Dave McNabb came through with another upset, bettering Bidermann Golf Club’s Braden Shattuck, a three seed, 1 up, following his 5 and 3 victory over Andrew Cornish of Cedarbrook Country Club in Blue Bell, Pa., in the Henry Williams bracket. Shattuck defeated 19 Mike Moses of Concord Country Club in West Chester, Pa., 2 up.
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