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Tom Hess completes domination of qualifying at 2021 USBC Senior Masters as top 64 move to match play

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:00 pm
Tom Hess after winning the 2020 La Crosse Open. Photo by La Crosse Open.
If the USBC Senior Masters used the standard qualifying-match play-stepladder finals format with pins carrying over from qualifying, Tom Hess would be in prime position to make a run at his second straight PBA50 Tour major title. Instead, Hess, who won the PBA50 Senior U.S. Open on Sept. 7, will see the 122-pin advantage he built up over 15 games of qualifying Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday disappear as the top 64 move in the 223-player field  to double-elimination match play Friday at...