McCarty Wins Iowa PGA Match Play

Aug 18, 2021

McCarty Wins Iowa PGA Match Play-
Riverside, Iowa – Sean McCarty of the Brown Deer Golf Club in Coralville, Iowa won the season long Iowa PGA Match Play by defeating Zach Steffen of Waveland Golf Club in the final match, 1up.
The season long Match Play was a single elimination Championship. Players were seeded upon last year’s Player of the Year points list. The Championship was broken into an East and West Brackets with the winner from each region facing off in the final match.
Here is McCarty’s path through the Match Play Brackets.
McCarty earned a first-round bye in the East Bracket of the 2021 Match Play due to his Player of the Year Points in 2020 as the #2 seed in the East Bracket. He faced JR Millar of Lake Bracken Country Club in the second round defeating him in a conceded match. He then went on to knock off Chris Black of Hickory Grove Golf Course, 4 & 3 in round 3. In the fourth round of the East Bracket, McCarty took on Bryan Luedtke of Bunker Links Golf Course and defeated him, 3 & 2 in the match. He then faced Ben Montgomery of Airport National Golf Complex in the fifth round of matches and defeated him in 20 holes. The final Championship match had McCarty defeating Zach Steffen of Waveland Golf Club, 1 up to win the 2021 season long Iowa PGA Match Play Championship.
This was McCarty’s eighth Match Play Championship Title.
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