Tuesday morning’s round of 16 at the WV Mid-Amateur Championship featured some of the best amateur golfers in West Virginia, including two-time West Virginia Open Champion Jonathan Clark, four-time West Virginia Amateur Champion and five-time West Virginia Mid-Amateur Champion Sam O’Dell, as well as Philip Reale, the reigning West Virginia Amateur Champion and past Mid-Amateur Champion, plus past Mid-Amateur Champion Cam Roam.
The 2022 Mid-Amateur Championship, presented by Pikewood Energy and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), continues Tuesday and Wednesday at Williams Country Club in Weirton.
In the morning action, top seed Woody Woodward won four & three over Nick Alex. Other results were:
- Cam Roam won 3 & 2 over Ben Ramsey;
- Jess Ferrell won 2 up over Ryan Crabtree;
- Philip A. Reale won 2 up over Cory Hoshor;
- Sam O’Dell won 3 & 2 over Jonathan Clark;
- Davey Jude won 7 & 5 over Aaron Strobe;
- Josh Arbaugh defeated Trent Roush in 19 holes; and
- Ryan Bashour defeated Ryan Mason 1 up.
As the final match of the quarterfinals teed off in the afternoon, there was 30-minute delay for inclement weather as lightning surrounded the area. After play resumed, the quarterfinals saw the final match between Josh Arbaugh and Ryan Bashour extend to 21 holes, with Arbaugh emerging victorious. Quarterfinal winners were:
- Roam defeats Woodward 2&1;
- Ferrell defeats Reale 2&1;
- Odell defeats Jude 2&1; and
- Arbaugh defeats Bashour in 21 holes.
The semi-finals will start tomorrow morning, and finals will be completed Wednesday afternoon. Semi-final pairing are:
- 8:00 a.m. Cam Roam v Jess Ferrell and
- 8:08 a.m. Sam O’Dell v Josh Arbaugh.
Williams’ Head Golf Pro Brian Grogan said, “Even with the challenging weather, we are thrilled to have the West Virginia Golf Association and these outstanding golfers here in the Northern Panhandle.”
Click here for a complete list of today’s action.
For more information, please visit wvga.org.