2010 NCAA MEN'S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
THE HONORS COURSE - CHATTANOOGA, TENN.
MATCH PLAY FIRST ROUND - NOTES
No. 5 Oregon 3 - No. 4 Washington 2
- The match went back and forth and was even at 2-2 with the No. 1 bout still on the course. Oregon sophomore Eugene Wong sank a short par putt to close out Washington senior Nick Taylor 1up on the final hole to win the match for the Ducks
- The No. 5 match between Washington freshman Charlie Hughes and Oregon junior Jack Dukeminier went back and forth in the last five holes. Dukeminier was 2up thru No. 13, but Hughes birdied Nos. 14 and 15 to square the match. A bogey by Dukeminier on No. 16 gave Hughes the lead. Dukeminier eagled No. 17 to square the match and won the dual with a par on No. 18.
No. 1 Oklahoma State 4 - No. 8 Stanford 1
- Oklahoma State sophomore Sean Einhaus and junior Kevin Tway both dominated their matches, winning 5 and 4 to give OSU a 2-0 lead.
- Oklahoma State senior Trent Whitekiller sealed the match for the Cowboys with a par on 18. He defeated Stanford junior Andrew Yun 1up to secure the team win.
No. 2 Florida State 4 - No. 7 Texas Tech 1
- Texas Tech sophomore Tyler Weworski put the Red Radiers up 1-0 with a 3 and 2 win over FSU sophomore Wesley Graham.
- Florida State took the remaining four matches. Seminole sophomore Brooks Koepka dropped in a par putt on 18 to clinch the team win.
No. 6 Augusta State 3 - No. 3 Georgia Tech 2
- Arguably the most exciting match of the day was the Georgia Tech-Augusta State meeting. Augusta State won the final two matches to post a come-from behind 3-2 win.
- Augusta State junior Carter Newman got on the board first with a 1up win over fellow junior Paul Haley. The Jackets took the next two matches to go up 2-1.
- The Jaguars were up one on 18 in each of their last two individuals.
- In the No. 4 match, Georgia Tech senior Chesson Hadley sank a 25-footer for birdie on 18 and looked to force a playoff. Augusta State sophomore Patrick Reed came right back and tied the team score by draining a 15-footer for birdie of his own.
- In the final match, Yellow Jacket junior J.T. Griffin just missed a birdie on 18 that would have extend his dual with ASU junior Henrik Norlander.