THE finalists have been decided for the 2014 Orange Ex-Services Country Club match play championships.
The club’s semi-finals were played on Sunday across the three grades.
Dave Chippendale will go into this Sunday’s A grade final as the favourite following his 11 and 9 victory over Steve Cassell.
Gavin Hassan will be a threat to the A grade title, however, after he accounted for Matt DeGraaf 2 and 1 in the other semi-final.
Mick Pickett and Craig Sharwood are expected to play out a tight B grade decider after they recorded similar semi-final wins.
Pickett accounted for Rob Koch 5 and 4, while Sharwood beat John Grevink by the same margin.
The C grade final is expected to go down to the wire after two tight semi-finals.
Peter Powles downed Bill Roach 1up, while Jason Watmore defeated Bruce Radburn on the 19th.
Powles will meet Watmore in Sunday’s final.
The Wentworth match play quarter-finals delivered some upsets on Sunday.
In A grade, the all-Williamson match between brothers Mitch and Matt had ninth-seed Matt account for top qualifier Mitch 2 and 1.
In what was expected to be a tight match, Nathan Button easily accounted for Jamie Newman 8 and 7.
Former champions Craig Coles and Steve Bray also moved into the semi-finals with wins over Grant Connor and Jordan Clark respectively.
In A Reserve, Nathan Atkinson, Bob Whitty and Chris Lynch all enjoyed 1up victories over their opponents, while top seed Adam Freeman downed Butch Walker 4 and 2.
Geoff Cook toppled B grade top seed Jack Carroll 2 and 1 in their quarter-final. Doug Westcott, Nick Bolton and Geoff White also enjoyed B grade wins.
In C grade, Frank O’Neil, Doug Mill, Richard Bale and Nick Ellice all won their way into this Sunday’s semi-finals.