Editor’s Note: Press Release from Montana Match Play Championship.
HELENA, Mont. – Helena natives Bennett MacIntyre, Brady Kirkeby and Mike Williams all advanced to the quarterfinals after the morning round of 16 Saturday morning at the Montana Match Play Championship at Green Meadow Country Club in Helena.
MacIntyre defeated No. 1 seed Ho Tae Kim up three holes with one remaining. He will face last year’s champion Sean Benson who defeated Caleb Trost in dominating fashion up 8 with six holes remaining.
Kirkeby defeated 2016 champion Caleb Stetzner five and four to advance to the round of eight where he faces Logan Lindholm who topped Duncan Hollar five and four.
Joey Moore topped Jordan Donovan two up where he will face Joseph Potkonjak in the only match featuring two collegiate players. Potkonjak defeated Ramsbacher three and two.
Williams topped Payton Stott three and two to set up a matchup with Jeremy Lukkes who topped Ben Kaul four and three.
The quarterfinals tee off at 1:30 Saturday and the semifinals and finals take place Sunday.
Round of 16 results
Bennett MacIntyre Def. Ho Tae Kim – 3 & 1
Sean Benson Def. Caleb Trost – 8 & 6
Brady Kirkeby Def. Caleb Stetzner – 5 & 4
Logan Lindholm Def. Duncan Hollar – 2 & 1
Joey Moore Def. Jordan Donovan – 2 up
Joseph Potkonjak Def. Sean Ramsbacher – 5 & 4
Mike Williams Def. Payton Stott – 3 & 2
Jeremy Lukkas Def. Ben Kaul – 4 & 3
Bennett MacIntyre vs. Sean Benson – Sat 1:30
Brady Kirkeby vs. Logan Lindholm – Sat 1:30
Joey Moore vs. Joseph Potkonjak – Sat 1:40
Mike Williams vs. Jeremy Lukkas – Sat 1:40