The 3RVRS GOLF TOUR Match Play Championship presented by Indiana Physical Therapy and Armando Bustamante - New York Life is in the books. Players enjoyed mostly dry conditions throughout the day, with rain falling briefly during the first , and Championship rounds only. With a win over Jason Herberger, Ian Belville secured his spot in the final four- where Tom Botteron was waiting. The match of the day was in the other quarterfinal between Nicholas Quick and Kevin Handley. Handley and Quick was the first and only match that went to extra holes. Handley used a birdie on the 11th hole (5th playoff hole) to ultimately move on and face Spencer Atkins in semi final #2. Semi Final #1 was close throughout , until Botteron caught fire, making birdie on holes 6 -7 - 8 and closing out Ian Belville 2&1. Atkins and Handley's semi final also came down to the wire . Needing a par on the 9th to move on, Atkins hit a fantastic chip (short sided) to close out Kevin and advance to the championship round.
Botteron, who played his final 18 holes in 7 under par, ultimately closed out Atkins in the Championship match - 4&3. In the 3rd place match , Kevin Handley prevailed over Ian Belville - 1 UP. For players who lost in the first or second round, a consolation stroke play event was contested on the front nine. Bradley Martin continued his steady play , shooting 32 and taking home a championship flag in the process.