Metropolis head pro Craig Thomas won the Metropolitan PGA’s MasterCard Senior Match Play Championship for the second year in a row, defeating Meadow Brook assistant Bill Van Orman 5 and 4 on Thursday morning at the Woodmere Club on Long Island.
The competitors traded pars early on, and the match was all square until Van Orman bogeyed the sixth hole. He lost the ninth with a second bogey, and Thomas went 3-up when he birdied the 10th. Van Orman bogeyed the 11th, and Thomas went 5-up with a birdie on the 13th. Thomas picked up $2,500 for the win.
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(Photos courtesy of the Metropolitan PGA).