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Jackson's Austin Eccleton and Josh Dirlam each advanced to the third round of the Michigan Amateur Championship at Eagle Eye Golf Course in East Lansing. Eccleton ousted defending champion Ryan Johnson 3-and-2 in the first round. He lost 3-and-2 in the third round to 2001 champion Andy Matthews. It was the fourth time in the last five years that Eccleton has qualified for the 64-player match play field in the Michigan Amateur. It was the first time Dirlam has qualified for match play. Jackson's Pete Walz and Noah Schneider also qualified for the tournament but did not advance from the stroke play qualifying. It was Walz's 18th time in the tournament.
Henry Hitt shot a 7-under-par 64 to take medalist honors in qualifying for the Lyle Ambs Memorial at Sharp Park Golf Course. Hitt led 15 qualifiers who will join defending champion Mike Brockie in the championship flight. Match play begins Saturday morning, with the second round Saturday afternoon and then the semifinals and finals on Sunday. See the qualifying scores and pairings by clicking above on "Tournaments" and "Results."
Now on the Jackson Golf website, the tournament schedule for 2016. See "Tournaments" above for a list of the local men's and women's tournaments.
Recently updated on the "History" link above, the all-time results of the Jackson Masters. You can now view the scores for all tournaments since the Jackson Masters was started in 1949, along with the playing records for everyone who has appeared in the tournament, and all the tournament records. All scores and records are complete for the City Championship and Spring Thaw as well, and research continues on the other tournaments.