Aggie Golfers Advance to the Round of 32 at Utah State Amateur
July 11, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State golfers Tanner Higham and Seokwon Jeon both advanced to the round of 32 at the 115th consecutive Utah State Amateur on Wednesday at Soldier Hollow Golf Course in Midway. Higham will be a senior at USU this fall, while Jeon will be a sophomore.
Higham, a native of Shelley, Idaho (Shelley HS), recorded a 5&4 match play win against Dana Nelson, while Jeon, a native of Salt Lake City (Hillcrest HS), notched a 1-up win against Matt Bushman.
Both players will tee off in the round of 32 on Thursday morning at 10:15 and 10:33 a.m., respectively, while the round of 16 will begin Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m.
Higham began the Utah State Amateur by tying for sixth in the qualifying round with a two-day total of 1-under 143 after shooting a 4-over 76 on Monday and a 5-under 67 on Tuesday. Jeon finished tied for 11th in the qualifying round with an even-par 144 after rounds of 71 and 73.