SANDY Tom Jones knocked off defending champion Steve Poulson on the first hole of sudden death in the first round of the UGA Senior Match Play tournament Wednesday at River Oaks Golf Course.
Jeff Campbell, who survived the qualifying round thanks to a hole-in-one, upset medalist Kurt Bernhisel 7 and 6 in another first-round match.
Other winners included Rob Bachman, and Rick Groendyke, who captured 1-up victories over Rick Lloyd and Mike Green, respectively. In other first-round matches, Kurt Bosen defeated Pat Murphy 4 and 3, Brent Marriott beat Allen Thomas 3 and 2, Win Young defeated Jong Bark 9 and 7 and Bill Probst edged Keven Pyle 3 and 2.
Net winners included Ted Jordan, Randy Darrohn, Lee Garner, Rick Anderson, Hal Hintze, Michael Johansen, Bob Motzkus and John Pappas.
The quarterfinals will be Thursday with the semifinals and finals set for Friday.