Cliff Matthews Cruises to Victory in 2008 Texas State Tour Opener


Cliff Matthews

5 April 2008 - Lake Charles, LA - Cliff Matthews from the Dallas, Texas Metroplex cruised to a three shot victory over Jeffrey Smith from the Dallas, Texas Metroplex today in the first Texas PPA Tour event of the year.  Qualifying spots were won by Matthews and Smith in medal play and Tom Robertson and Danny Tatum in match play.

Patrick Simpson from Denton, Texas beat Mike Huckaby from Arlington, Texas one shot in an 18 hole playoff after they tied after 54 holes at 84, 24 under par, in the first Texas APA Tour event for the year.  Qualifying spots were won by Simpson and Huckaby in medal play and Ken Stanfill and Alan Sahmel in match play.

Article and scores provided by Mickey DeLucca and Danny Tatum..

Professional Division
(Lake Charles, LA - Course # 1 - 5 April 2008)

Round Prize 
Player123Total Money 
1Cliff Matthews*26252677 $ 160.00
2Jeffrey Smith*28262680 $ 100.00
3Joel Baker26273083 $   60.00
4Charles Cox26293085 $   40.00
Wade Sahmel28273085 $   40.00
David McCollister28282985 $   40.00
7Lee Messinger25303186 $   10.00
Randy Reeves27293086 $   10.00
9James Taylor29283087
Mike Baldoza27293187
11Tom Robertson*30292988
12Byron Kirby29303089
13Danny Tatum*33313195
14Greg Simpson33313296

* Player earned a spot in the 2008 Texas State Championship.

Joel Baker
 Baker
Bye 
 Robertson
Tom Robertson 1 up
 Robertson 
Byron Kirby1 up 
 Robertson
Lee Messinger 1 up
 Messinger 
Bye  
 Cox
Charles Cox 1 up
 Cox
Bye
David McCollister
 McCollister
Bye 
 Tatum
James Taylor SD 20 holes
 Tatum 
Danny Tatum1 up 
 Tatum
Mike Baldoza 1 up
 Baldoza 
Greg Simpson  
 Baldoza
Wade Sahmel 1 up
 Sahmel
Bye

 

Amateur Division
(Lake Charles, LA - Course # 1 - 5 April 2008)

Round Expense 
Player123Total Money 
1Pat Simpson*27302784 $   20.00
2Mike Huckaby*26312784 $   10.00
3Nathan Anderson25312985 $   10.00
4Trevor Lewin29322990 $   10.00
5Jack Ramsey32312992
6Jason Sheffield32273493
7Ken Stanfill*31313294
8Adam Sahmel31293595
Alan Sahmel*30303595
10Mickey DeLucca34313196
11Emma Tatum404236118

* Player earned a spot in the 2008 Texas State Championship.

Nathan Anderson
 
 Anderson
Mickey DeLucca  2 - 1
 DeLucca 
Emma Tatum1 up 
 Stanfill
 1 up
Jason Sherfffield 
  
 Stanfill
 1 up
Ken Stanfill
Trevor Lewin
 
 Sahmel
  7 -  6
Alan Sahmel 
 
 Sahmel
 1 up
Jack Ramsey 
  
 Ramsey
 1 up
Adam Sahmel

 

 

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