Black Oak Golf Club in Long Valley, N.J. hosted the first ever NJPGA Senior Match Play Championship from Monday, June 15- Wednesday, June 17. The tournament, added to the schedule for the first time in 2015, included 32 Senior PGA Professionals (16 exempt & 16 qualifiers) competing against each other in singles matches.
Claiming the inaugural trophy and title was White Beeches Golf & Country Club Head PGA Professional Jim McGovern, who defeated the Host PGA Professional & course designer of Black Oak, David Glenz, 5 & 4 in the final match.
So far in the 2015 season, McGovern has claimed victory locally in the NJPGA Head Pro Championship, NJPGA/NJSGA Senior Open and now the NJPGA Senior Match Play Championship. McGovern also plans to compete on the National/European stage this summer in the PGA Professional National Championship at Philly Cricket Club, US Senior Open at Del Paso Country Club and the Senior Open Championship at Sunningdale.
Click here for Wednesday’s final bracket results.
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