Wwebber earns second CGA title | PostIndependent.com

Wwebber earns second CGA title

CARBONDALE – Kane Webber fired a final round of 68 on Sunday to win his second consecutive Colorado Golf Association State Amateur Stroke Play Championship at River Valley Ranch Golf Club.

The Colorado University student, representing the Sunset Golf Course, birdied three of the first five holes en route of 33 on the front nine. He then played the back nine at a one-under par clip to distance himself from the field and earn a seven-stroke victory with an 11-under par, four-day total of 277.

ThunderRidge High School student Derek Tolan, who tied the course record with his second-round 65, shot a final round of 74 on Sunday to finish in a second place tie with Jim Doidge of the Pueblo Country Club at 284.

It was the second time this year Tolan has finished runner-up to Webber in a CGA championship event. In June, Toland lost to Webber in a playoff for the title at the CGA Public Links Championship.

Doidge, playing in his first State Stroke Play Championship ,carded 70 for the third time in the tournament’s four rounds on Sunday.

Zen Brown, a 16-year-old student at Pomona High School, fired his third straight 72 in the final round to take fourth place at 289. John Hayes, a student at Colorado State University, and Mitch Perry of Sonnealp Golf Club tied for fifth at 290.

Chris Smith, representing the Lincoln Park Golf Course in Grand Junction, had the highest finish among Western Slope players.

He shot a 75 on Sunday for a cumulative score of 299.

Jeff Tasker of Aspen Glen had the best tournament among participating area golfers. He shot a 77 on Sunday, finishing with a four-day total of 300. Randy Leach, also of Aspen Glen, shot a combined total of 308.

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