Wright, Hughett to battle for OGA Senior State Amateur crown

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Kirk Wright of Oklahoma City and Michael Hughett of Owasso, winners of this event three of the last four years, will battle for the championship of the Oklahoma Golf Association Senior State Amateur Thursday morning at Hillcrest Country Club in Bartlesville.

Hughett closed in on his record 17th OGA title with a 3 and 2 victory over Jon Valuck of Oklahoma City in the semifinals. He defeated Paul Dickson of Del City 2 up in the quarterfinals.

Wright, who won this event in 2013 while Hughett won it in 2011 and 2012, saw an early lead disappear and had to go 22 holes to edge Jim Curd of Bartlesville. Wright defeated Tom Nielsen of Edmond 3 and 2 in the quarterfinals.

Oklahoma Golf Association
Senior State Amateur Championship
June 15-18, 2015
Hillcrest Country Club
Day Two Results

Quarterfinals
Jim Curd Jr, Bartlesville, Oklahoma  (9) def. John Stansbury, Edmond, Oklahoma  (1), 3 and 2
Kirk Wright, Oklahoma City, Okla.  (4) def. Tom Nielsen, Edmond, Okla.  (21), 3 and 2
Michael Hughett, Owasso, Okla.  (2) def. Paul Dickson, Del City, Okla.  (26), 2 up
Jon Valuck, Oklahoma City, Okla.  (3) def. Brent Taylor, Bartlesville, Okla.  (6), 7 and 6

Semifinals
Kirk Wright, Oklahoma City, Okla.  (4) def. Jim Curd Jr, Bartlesville, Oklahoma  (9), 22 holes
Michael Hughett, Owasso, Okla.  (2) def. Jon Valuck, Oklahoma City, Okla.  (3), 3 and 2

 

Past champions

Year    Champion    Course
2000    John Walker     
2001    Jim Arnold     
2002    Eric Mueller    Cedar Ridge CC
2003    Eric Mueller    Oklahoma City G & CC
2004    Mark Kedy    Oklahoma City G & CC
2005    Eric Mueller    Gaillardia CC
2006    Bob Fouke    The Territory
2007    Michael Alsup    Cherokee Hills GC
2008    John Krough    Shawnee CC
2009    John Krough    Winstar GC
2010    J Lavender    Oklahoma City G & CC
2011    Mike Hughett    Gaillardia CC
2012    Mike Hughett    Qual Creek G & CC
2013    Kirk Wright    Golf Club of Oklahoma
2014    John Stansbury    The Territory

 

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