Swift, Guerin efficiently defend Alabama 4-Ball title
Clay Guerin and Will Swift have defended their title on the Alabama 4-Ball. In Sundayâ€™s closing match at Hunstville Nation Membership, Swift of Vestavia Hills, Ala., and Guerin of Hoover, Ala., obtained out to an early lead with a birdie on the par-Four third gap and remained 1 up by the entrance 9.
It wasnâ€™t that straightforward, although. Brinson Holder and Matt Gourgeot squared the match after Holder sank the par putt on the 11th. Swift then rolled in a birdie on the 13th to regain the lead. Guerin adopted it with a birdie on the par-3 15th, which might show to be all they wanted to defend their title profitable, 2 and 1.
Within the morning semifinals, Swift-Guerin had defeated eighth seed Andrew Kniphfer and Elliott Jones of Tuscaloosa, Four and three.
Holder-Gourgeot superior previous Brendan Keller of Huntsville and Jason Tate of Owens Cross Roads by a 4-and-Three margin.
Along with profitable this title final 12 months alongside Swift, Guerin additionally gained the Birmingham Nationwide Invitational in June. Swift can also be a frequent contender in that occasion, along with his greatest end a prime Three in 2009.
ABOUT THE Alabama 4-Ball
36 holes of gross four-ball stroke play to find out
16 sides for match play. Entries are open to sides of
male newbie golfers who’re authorized residents of
Alabama and have an energetic GHINÂ® USGA Handicap
at an AGA member membership. Most allowable
mixed crew handicap is 16.eight beneath the USGA
Handicap Systemâ„¢. Two gamers who
play as companions comprise a aspect. Companions should not
required to be from the identical membership.
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