Garrick defeated Michael Gellerman, an alumnus of the Oklahoma golf team, 3 & 2. Garrick never trailed, despite losing a 1-up lead after making a bogey at the third hole. The match remained all-square until a par at the 10th gave Garrick another 1-up lead. Consecutive birdies at the 12th and 13th, gave Garrick a 3-up lead and Gellerman could not mount a rally as holes 14-16 were halved.
Garrick will meet Eli Cole, a graduate of Beverly Hills HS and Texas Christian University golf alumnus, in the Round of 32 on Thursday at 10:05 a.m. EDT. Winner will return to the Highlands Course Thursday afternoon for the Round of 16.
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