The winner of the Matchplay Championship has the distinct honour of calling himself the champion golfer for 2014.
Defending champion Sherwin Curran is still in.
The first round results are:
Malcolm Russell beat Neil Comiskey 3 and 2.
Shane Crossan beat Merton McDowell at the 19th.
Dermot Dawson beat Paddy Grimes 2 and 1.
Hugo Downey beat Gavin Greer 6 and 5.
Dean Nicoletti beat Cecil Wilson 4 and 3.
Jonathan Ward beat Glen Buchanan 5 and 4.
Seamus McGrath beat Brian Grimes 9 and 8.
Adam McGregor beat Lee Wildridge 4 and 3.
Gareth McGregor beat Gareth Matthews 3 and 1.
Robin Bond beat Andrew Briggs 4 and 3.
John Poots beat Mark McCullough 2 up.
Neil Clydesdale beat Conor Mulholland 7 and 6.
Kevin McKay beat Aaron Buchanan at the 19th.
Morris Phillips beat Jim Matthews 5 and 4.
Joe Whiteside beat Neville Kerr 3 and 1.
Andrew Quinn beat Danny O’Boyle 4 and 3.
Philip Strong beat Paul Doherty 2 and 1.
round two fixtures
Malcolm Russell v Sherwin Curran. Shane Crossan v Garreth Moody. Dermot Dawson v Hugo Downey. Dean Nicoletti v Jonathan Ward. Gordon Enderson v David Cherry. Seamus McGrath v Malcolm Hanna. Lyle Rea v Victor McNeill. Declan Dooher v John McCormac. Adam McGregor v Verdon Bond. Barry Casey v Gareth McGregor. Josh Lockhart v Robin Bond. John Poots v Neil Clydesdale. Paul Magee or Kieran Magennis v Eamon McAnarney. Kevin McKay v Morris Phillips. Joe Whiteside v Andrew Quinn. Philip Strong v Richard Lyttle or William Malcolmson.