Date: March 31, 2011

SA Amateur Matchplay Update

Matchplay Update – Thursday 31 March Brad Moules will play Sam Costa, and Sean Underwood will play Chris Austin in tomorrow&aposs Men&aposs semi finals of the Golf SA Amateur Championship, while in the Women&aposs draw Emma Ash will play Sarah King and Elysia Yap will play Jenny Lee. In perfect conditions at Glenelg Golf Club, this afternoon&aposs men&aposs quarter finals produced some extremely tight contests, with Brad Moules defeating Charles Shaw 1up and Chris Austin keeping his hopes of a third SA Amateur title alive with a hard fought 2&1 win over Alex Hendrick. The tightest match of the afternoon rounds came via an intriguing contest between Sean Underwood and Anthony Murdaca, with the New South Welshman Underwood finally taking the contest on the 19th hole. In the morning&aposs Women&aposs quarter finals, Elysia Yap caused a boil over with her final victory over an ailing Ebony Heard while Medal winner Emma Ash was again impressive in defeating Jo Charlton 3&1. The summer&aposs standout junior player Jenny Lee again showed maturity beyond her years in accounting for Grace Lennon on the second additional hole. See below for all results from today&aposs Match Play rounds. Men&aposs Quarter Final Brad Moules def Charles Shaw 1up Sam Costa def Jacob Sewell 4&3 Sean Underwood def Anthony Murdaca 19th hole Chris Austin def Alex Hendrick 2&1 Men&aposs Round of 16 Brad Moules def Tom Bond 3&2 Charles Shaw def Sam Masters 19th Jacob Sewell def Jason Cook 2up Sam Costa def Ben Leske 3&2 Anthony Murdaca def Andrew Richardson 5&4 Sean Underwood def Troy Moses 4&3 Alex Hendrick def Mitch Davis 3&1 Chris Austin def John Hayes 4&3 Women&aposs Quarter Finals Emma Ash def Jo Charlton 3&1 Sarah King def Caitlin Roberts 6&5 Elysia Yap def Ebony Heard 1up Jenny Lee def Grace Lennon 20th Women&aposs Bronze Cup Quarter Finals Cheryl Franzi def Susan Fuller 3&2 Carmel Evans def Wendy Vaughan 2up Diana Moore def Miriam Vanderzalm 2up Jillian Gehling def Peggy Lau-Flux 2&1 Friday&aposs Semi Final Draws Men&aposs Semi Final Brad Moules v Sam Costa Sean Underwood v Chris Austin Women&aposs Semi Final Emma Ash v Sarah King Elysia Yap v Jenny Lee Women&aposs Bronze Cup Semi Finals Cheryl Franzi v Carmel Evans Diana Moore v Jillian Gehling For all details on the Golf SA Amateur Championships, click here for the tournament event page.