Jace Long defeated Aaron West 2&1 in the opening round of match play at the 2012 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
July 11, 2012
Columbia, Mo. -
Mizzou golfer Jace Long claimed victory in his opening round of match play at the 2012 United States Amateur Public Links Championship in Midway, Utah, on Wednesday.
A senior for the Tigers next season, Long earned the No. 4 seed in the 64-man match play championship and topped No. 61-seeded Aaron West 2&1. Long was 4-up on the Woodland Hills, Calif., native and closed out his first-round victory with par on the par-3, 222-yard 17th at Soldier Hollow Golf Course.
A native of Dixon, Mo., Long will face No. 29-seeded Kyle Beversdorf of Plymouth, Minn., on Thursday. Beversdorf will be a junior on the University of Minnesota golf team next fall. Their match (Round of 32) is scheduled to begin at 8:40 a.m. CT and with a victory Long would play again on Thursday (Round of 16) at approximately 1:50 p.m. CT.
Long earned the No. 4 seed after shooting 67-70--137 during qualifying. His opening round, 4-under-par 67 tied him for the qualifying lead and he remained among the Top Five with a final round 70.
Fans can follow scoring for the 2012 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship and see Long's scores from Wednesday by clicking HERE.
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