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Aldrich and Widner Win IGA Four Ball Championship

May 17, 2014

After four playoff holes today and an ace yesterday,
teammates Brett Widner and Donnie Aldrich were able to pull off a victory at
the IGA Four Ball Championship. Widner
and Aldrich posted a team best ball of 1-over-par 72 today to finish in a 36-hole
tie with teammates Brian Harris and Derek Moore at Forest Hills CC.

“We played really solid yesterday, but we struggled today,”
Widner said. “We got off to a good start
and at one point had it to 6-under-par, but a few bogeys and a double on 11 set
us back a bit.”

Harris and Moore also carded a few bogeys on the back nine,
and with a tough pin position on the par 5, 18th, both teams finished
their rounds with a bogey, 6, forcing a playoff.

After three playoff holes, two pars, and one bogey, the
playoff came down to the tricky 18th hole for the second time
today. With a par to Harris’s and Moore’s
bogey, Widner and Aldrich grabbed the Four Ball title.

“It feels great,” Widner said. “We played in the mid-am team earlier this
season and finished seventh. We have a
few more team events coming up and it’s awesome to get an early win.”

Teammates Jeff Mullin and Matt Herig finished in a tie for
third along with Tyler Haire and Terry Geiger.

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