WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Fahlen takes victory in Boys 14-15 Division
Erik Fahlen claimed victory at the 14-15 GJT event at Purdue University’s Kampen Course in West Lafayette. Erik played the final three holes in 1-under-par to rally for a 1-shot victory over Nic Hofman.
Fahlen trailed Hofman by three shots entering the final round and moved ahead with a 2-under-par outgoing nine. After his double bogey at 15, Fahlen stood tied with Hofman and it stayed that way going into the last hole,where Hofman made bogey.
Fahlen finished with rounds of 76-73—149 while Hofman whot 73-77—150 for sole possession of second place.
Clint Bailes fired rounds of 76-80—156 to take third place while Griffin Hare placed fourth with rounds of 72-86—158.
Nicholas Dentino went on to win the overall championship. He fired rounds of 75-74—149 to finish tied with Luke DeHaven and Erik Fahlen, who had already claimed victory in the Boys 14-15 division. After Dehaven made bogey on the first playoff hole, Dentino and Fahlen moved on to determine the overall champion. Two holes later, Fahlen missed his par putt and made Dentino the overall champion.