It was a weekend of tight contests in the WMGA A-Team Matches.
In the upper bracket, Hobbit’s Glen GC, which had knocked off defending champs Columbia CC in a playoff in the second round of the preliminary matches, defeated the CC of Fairfax 11 – 7. The other top bracket match-up was Beaver CC versus Bethesda CC. Bethesda CC, had eliminated perennial power Congressional CC by a single point in the third preliminary round. Their match with Beaver Creek CC, another tough team, was tied after regulation, 9 – 9. It ended in Beaver Creek’s favor on the third play-off hole.
The lower bracket match between Crofton CC and Army Navy CC ended in Crofton’s favor 11 1/2 – 6 1/2. Crofton had toppled two other powers, The Cannon Club and Breton Bay GCC, in the preliminary matches. Neighbor clubs Manor CC and Norbeck CC had a tight match with Manor coming out on top 10 – 8.
The semi-final matches are – Hobbit’s Glen vs Beaver Creek (Beaver Creek is home team) and Crofton vs Manor (Manor is home team).
The winners advance to the final scheduled for Saturday, August 3.
Updated bracket is ⇒ HERE