Saturday, February 25, 2006

Hobby, Fleckman Win Match Play Titles

The Southern Texas PGA's Match Play Championship was played at The Club at Falcon Point in Katy recently. Here's the report from the STPGA:

San Antonio’s Tim Hobby defeated defending champion Eric Bogar of Houston by a 3&1 margin to win the 2006 United Sports Technologies Southern Texas PGA Match Play Championship, presented by Mizuno, at The Club at Falcon Point in Katy.

Hobby was 1-up on Bogar at the turn of the championship match, moved to 2-up with a birdie on the 14th hole and closed the match out with a birdie on the par-3 17th hole. Hobby’s victory earned $2,000. Bogar took home the runner-up prize of $1,450.

Marty Fleckman of Cypress won the tournament’s Senior Division with a 4&3 championship match win over Spring’s Sammy Borden. Fleckman won the match’s first two holes and maintained that lead at the turn. He moved to 4-up after 12 holes before giving back a hole to Borden’s birdie on the 13th. However, Borden bogeyed the 14th to give the hole back and the match was over when both golfers scored par on the 15th.

Fleckman’s win earned $800, while Borden received a check for $550.

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