Josh Nelms falls in semi at state match play

Josh Nelms falls in semi at state match play

July 1st, 2013 by Wire Service in Sports

Former Hixson resident Josh Nelms of Spring Hill, Tenn., lost his semifinal match to Hunter Kraus of Germantown in the Tennessee Match Play Championship on Sunday at the Nashville Golf & Athletic Club at Brentwood. He was the 2006 champion. Kraus advanced to the final but lost the title match 4 and 3 to incoming Oklahoma State golfer Zachary Ollsen of Cordova. In the Senior Match Play final, Buzz Fly of Memphis beat Chuckey's Mike Freels 2 and 1 for the championship

Auto Racing

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