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.
Leroux Selected to Coach Team USA at Junior...
Mizzou Golf Head Coach Mark Leroux was named head coach for Team USA at the 2014 TOYOTA Junior...
Zech Earns Top 10 Finish At NCAA Golf Championship
Ryan Zech (-3) fired a 2-under-par 68 to earn a Top 10 finish at the 2014 NCAA Men's Golf...
Tigers Remain In The Top 20 at NCAA Championship
Ryan Zech (-1) shot a 1-under-par 69 and is tied for 18th after 36 holes of play at the 2014 NCAA...
Cuartero Pacing Mizzou At NCAA Championships
Mizzou senior golfer Emilio Cuartero fired a 3-under-par 67 and is 10th after the first round of ...
NCAA Golf Opening Round Suspended Due To Weather
The opening round of play at the 2014 NCAA Men's Golf Championship was suspended due to weather...
Mizzou Golf Travels To NCAA Championship
For the first time since 2005, Mizzou Golf is heading back to the NCAA Championships after a...
Cuartero Leads Mizzou to NCAA Championships
With its third-place finish at the NCAA Columbia Regional Saturday, Mizzou Golf advances to the...
Mizzou Remains in Contention at NCAA Regional
After a solid push on the back nine holes, Mizzou Golf maintained its top three position through ...
Official StoreOfficial Online
AUCTIONSOfficial Mobile APP