Watch: City Golf Championship Highlights (and Finals Set)


The quarterfinals of the Watertown men's city golf championship were held Friday.

Bob Hughes, last year's champ and 12 time winner, defeated Pearce Parsons 4 and 2 to advance to the semifinals Saturday. He meets Michael Burgess, who beat Alex Hahn 2 and 1 in the other quarterfinal match in the top bracket.

James Ambrose, the 2009 City champ, beat five time champ John Bufalini 1 up in one of the lower bracket quarterfinals. He meets Tim Phillips, the 1984 City champ, who beat Andrew Marks 1 up.

(Saturday morning update: Hughes defeated 20th seed Burgess 5 and 4 to advance to the 36 hole match play final tomorrow.  Phillips beat Ambrose. Phillips and Hughes in final. 7 News sports anchor Rob Krone notes that this is a rematch of the 1984 city championship, when Phillips won his title.)

Watch highlights from the play by clicking on the picture, along with the week 13 results from the Northern Tier Trap League.

Play continues in the golf championship Saturday - we'll have highlights at 6 and 11 pm on 7 News.

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Thursday, May 5, 2016
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