Gary Woodland Advances to Kansas Amateur Final

July 22, 2007


Recently graduated Gary Woodland won two matches in strong fashion today to advance to the finals of the 97th Kansas Amateur. <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Woodland, who is competing in his hometown of Topeka, Kan., will try to win the event for the second time. He previously won the event in 2005.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Woodland defeated Matt Ewald in his first match by a score of 3&2 and then followed that up with another 3&2 victory in the semifinals against Jason Schulte. Woodland will take on Wes Stonestreet, a native of Sublette, Kan., in the 36-hole final tomorrow.

Woodland capped off his Jayhawk career in grand fashion this past season. He recorded three victories during his senior campaign along with 5 other top-10 finishes. Woodland finished his senior season with a stroke average of 72.26

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