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Nick Hance and Matthew Griggs win North Four-Ball

Nick Hance and Matthew Griggs win North Four-Ball
McKinney Irving’s Nick Hance and Posper’s Matthew Griggs convert their overnight lead with a final round eight-under-par, 64 to win the North Four-Ball by seven strokes at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club (Dye Course).
Leaderboard:  Nick Hance and Matthew Griggs began their round with several teams close to them. However, the duo never looked back and cemented their names to top of the leaderboard. Hance and Griggs shot a final round eight-under-par, 64. The score included matching four-under-par nine hole scores. Griggs carded six birdies on the day to help see the team to victory.

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In Contention: There were three teams that finished in a tie for second place. Dallas’ Rob Couture and Danny Lovell; Dallas’ Anthony Estorga and Jake Istnick and finally Keller’s Kaelen Dulany and Jase Summy. Estorga and Istnick’s seven-under round catapulted them up the leaderboard. Lovell and Couture had two birdies each to reach the seven-under-par total. Summy and Dulany started hot with three straight birdies to start their round but cooled off with back to back bogies on the eighth and ninth.
Weather: The winds were stronger for the final round of the 2020 North Four-Ball. Those winds brought much cooler temperature that got as low as 42 degrees as play was underway.
Course: Stonebridge Ranch Country Club was recently named one of the best country clubs in 2019 in DFW by Avid Golfer. The 18-hole Peter Dye signature course features picturesque landscapes and new mini-verde greens. A recent bunker reconstruction has made the golf experience better than ever.
Tournament Format:  The North Four-Ball features two-man teams playing Four-Ball Stroke Play. Players compete over 36 holes to determine a champion. Entries are limited to male amateur golfers residing in the North Region of Texas with a WHS Index of 8.4 or lower.
What’s Next: The North Regional Series will continue with the North Mid-Am at The Golf Club at Twin Creeks on March 27 – 29.
To learn more about the North Four-Ball, click here