Jimmy Taylor VSGA

Jimmy Taylor watches his shot during the fourth day of competition at the VSGA Amateur Championship.

Jimmy Taylor defeated Jordan Utley 7-and-6 in the 36-hole final Friday at the Country Club of Petersburg to win the 108th Virginia State Golf Association Amateur Championship.

Taylor, who resides in Alexandria, was one of 32 golfers to qualify for match play following two rounds of stroke play. Taylor prevailed through five rounds of match play -- contested Wednesday through Friday -- to claim the coveted state championship.

Alex Price of Purcellville advanced to the quarterfinals, while Matthew Monastero (Leesburg) and Mehrbaan Singh (Ashburn) both reached the Round of 16.

CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH

#22 Taylor def. #13 Utley, 7 and 6

SEMIFINAL MATCHES

#13 Utley def. #17 Montague, 4 and 3

#22 Taylor def. #15 Beck, 1 up

QUARTERFINAL MATCHES

#17 Montague def. #8 Patrick, 3 and 1

#13 Utley def. #21 Groves, 3 and 1

#15 Beck def. #7 Price, 3 and 2

#22 Taylor def. #3 Jung, 3 and 1

ROUND OF 16 MATCHES

#17 Montague def. #1 Zinsner, 2 and 1

#8 Patrick def. #9 Brittain, 1 up

#13 Utley def. #4 Monastero, 19 holes

#21 Groves def. #5 Tinsley, 20 holes

#15 Beck def. #2 Singh, 1 up

#7 Price def. #10 Jordan, 3 and 2

#3 Jung def. #14 Decker, 2 and 1

#22 Taylor def. #27 Johnson, 2 up

ROUND OF 32 MATCHES

#1 Teddy Zinsner (Alexandria) def. #32 Adam Houck (Richmond), 3 and 2

#17 Jack Montague (Manakin Sabot) def. #16 Scott Shingler (Haymarket), 1 up

#8 Ryan Patrick (Reston) def. #25 Ross Funderburke (Roanoke), 2 and 1

#9 Buck Brittain (Tazewell) def. #24 Trey Marrion (Chesapeake), 1 up

#4 Matthew Monastero (Leesburg) def. #29 Liam Powderly (Charlottesville), 2 and 1

#13 Jordan Utley (Midlothian) def. #20 Connor Burgess (Lynchburg), 3 and 2

#5 Marshall Tinsley (Forest) def. #28 Logan Reilly (Lovettsville), 4 and 3

#21 Dustin Groves (Charlottesville) def. #12 Garrett Kuhla (Richmond), 19 holes

#2 Mehrbaan Singh (Ashburn) def. #31 Benson Blevins (Wytheville), 19 holes

#15 Evan Beck (Virginia Beach) def. #18 Drew Brockwell (Chesterfield), 4 and 2

#7 Alex Price (Purcellville) def. #26 Charlie Hanson (Richmond), 1 up

#10 Joey Jordan (Montpelier) def. #23 Justin Young (Salem), 2 up

#3 Sam Jung (Centreville) def. #30 Cullen Campbell (Virginia Beach), 2 and 1

#14 Keith Decker (Martinsville) def. #19 Channing Blevins (Wytheville), 2 and 1

#27 Connor Johnson Jr. (Richmond) def. #6 David Stanford (Vienna), 4 and 3

#22 Jimmy Taylor (Alexandria) def. #11 Patrick Gareiss (Chesapeake), 19 holes

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