Day 1 of the 2021 Match Play Championship came with a bit of drama on Monday, May 10 at Echo Lake CC. The Round of 64 was highlighted by Defending Champion, Danny Lewis winning against Ryan McLean 5&4, Ryan Hager, the 53 seed, upsetting Brent Studer the 12 seed, Ken Pridgen, the 47 seed upsetting Greg Baker, the 18 seed, and Noah Davis, the 51 seed upsetting Marc Issler, the 14 seed. The Round of 32 was highlighted by Brian Varsey, the 36 seed upsetting the 4 seed and 2019 Match Play Champion, Tyler Hall.
The Round of 16 Match Ups are as follows:
- (1) Danny Lewis vs. (16) Lou Kubisa
- (8) Bill Hook vs. (9) Nick Bova
- (36) Brian Varsey vs. (13) Brian Mackey
- (5) Tony Perla vs (21) Craig Smith
- (2) Grant Sturgeon vs. (15) Brent Paladino
- (26) Mark McCormick vs. (23) Jim McGovern
- (3) Pat Fillian vs. (46) Tommy Lee
- (6) Frank Esposito vs. (11) Brian Gaffney
Tune in tomorrow via the New Jersey PGA Social Media for live scoring starting at 7:30am on Tuesday, May 11.
Live scoring available HERE
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