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DeWitt Wins 7th CGA State Mid-Amateur

September 13-15, 2002, Rolling Hills CC

by Colorado Golf Association - 9/15/2002

2002 Colorado Golf Hall of Fame inductee Rick DeWitt of West Woods Golf Club did it again. And again, and again...DeWitt came from behind at the difficult Rolling Hills Country Club to win his seventh CGA State Mid-Amateur Championship, and his fourth in a row. On the back nine, DeWitt trailed Steve Ivan of Hollydot Golf Course and Scott Radcliffe of Rolling Hills as all three were nip and tuck down the stretch. DeWitt birdied 15, pulling within striking distance, then drained a 25-foot birdie putt on 17 to share the lead with Radcliffe going into 18. Ivan was just one stroke back standing on the 18th tee, setting up a dramatic finish. Ivan reached the par-five 18th green in two, while DeWitt and Radcliffe set up short approach shots. DeWitt's chip was near perfect, missing the hole by an inch and settling three feet from the hole and an extremely sloped and fast green. Radcliffe's pitch shot hit high on the slope and slowly rolled back off the green. Ivan then missed his eagle putt and DeWitt made his third birdie in the final four holes to finish at 72 for a total of 218 to win the championship. Radcliffe and Ivan tied for second place at 220. Dean Clapp of Meadow Hills Golf Course fired the low round of the day, a 69 which featured a six-under par 30 on the back nine, to pull into fourth place at 222--two strokes ahead of the fifth place finisher, 1995 champion Kent Moore of Cherry Hills Country Club.

DeWitt has now won this event seven times: in 1991, 1994, 1996 and 1999-2002.

Rick DeWitt, West Woods GC, 70-76-72--218
Scott Radcliffe, Rolling Hills CC, 74-72-74--220
Steve Ivan, Hollydot GC, 75-70-75--220
Dean Clapp, Meadow Hills GC, 78-75-69--222
Kent Moore, Cherry Hills CC, 70-76-78--224
Charlie Luther, Wellshire GC, 75-78-72--225
John Olive, Broadmoor, 72-74-79--225
Bill Fowler, Rolling Hills CC, 74-78-74--226
Mark Franz, Saddle Rock GC, 79-73-74--226
Michael Glaesel, Indian Tree GC, 76-81-73--230
Chris Carlson, Lone Tree GC, 80-75-75--230
Larry Netherton, Highland Hills GC, 76-78-76--230
Sean Forey, Rolling Hills CC, 77-75-78--230
Matt Strong, Cherry Hills CC, 81-76-75--232
Thomas Roos, Spring Valley, 79-74-79--232
Todd Novak, Vail GC, 80-79-74--233
Billy Post, Plum Creek, 75-82-76--233
Chuck Schmidt, Golf Club Colorado, 73-83-77--233
Pat Bowe, Highland Hills, 75-78-80--233
Greg Reihman, Rolling Hills, 78-78-78--234
Michael Love, Lone Tree GC, 81-73-80--234
Gary Fox, Castle Pines CC, 75-79-80--234
Brett Lapierre, The Ridge at Castle Pines, 78-76-80--234
Grant Porter, The Ridge at Castle Pines North, 77-76-82--235
Matthew Osbourn, Rolling Hills CC, 76-77-83--236
Scott Peterson, Denver CC, 73-79-84--236
Paul Blakley, Highlands Ranch GC, 78-80-79--237
Kevin Walden, Meadow Hills GC, 78-76-83--237
Kenneth Harris, Meadow Hills, 75-78-84--237
Bob Brown, Ute Creek GC, 76-81-81--238
Kary Kaltenbacher, Glenmoor CC, 76-82-81--239
Bob Heiny, Highland Hills, 81-76-82--239
Peter Perry, South Suburban GC, 79-80-81--240
Lance Balthaser, Englewood GC, 83-76-81--240
Joe Distefano, Telluride GC, 79-78-83--240
John Applegate, Meadow Hills, 77-82-83--242
Robert Polk, Pinery CC, 80-78-84--242
Martin Prazak, Meadow Hills GC, 77-78-87--242
Chris Pancoast, Rolling Hills CC, 82-77-96--255
Patrick Mooney, Meridian GC, 77-81-WD--WD

Scott Crone, Pinehurst CC, 81-79--160
David Smith, Englewood GC, 80-81--161
Arnold Hoy, The Ridge at Castle Pines, 77-84--161
Butch Boucher, Haymacker GC, 83-78--161
Michael Wright, Fox Hollow GC, 82-80--162
Gordon Pracko, Dalton Ranch GC, 78-84--162
Bill Mallamo, The Pinery CC, 83-79--162
Bob Schuler, Pinehurst CC, 79-83--162
Glenn Hyde, Mira Vista GC, 84-78--162
David Maurstad, Murphy Creek GC, 81-81--162
John Kaiser, Meadows GC, 80-83--163
Bill Boyd, Highland Hills, 81-82--163
William Gillespie, 75-88--163
David Gross, Flatirons GC, 83-81--164
Owen Ellis, Flatirons GC, 85-79--164
Rick George, Castle Pines GC, 82-82--164
Bill Boncosky, Green Valley Ranch GC, 88-76--164
Harry King, City Park GC, 83-82--165
Steve Caputo, Glenmoor CC, 82-83--165
Steve Coyer, Eagle Springs GC, 82-84--166
Richard Ronning, Lakewood CC, 86-82--168
Scott Parker, Highlands Ranch GC, 84-85--169
Jim Lawson, Rolling Hills CC, 86-83--169
John Canon, Mira Vista GC, 86-83--169
Andrew Quanbeck, Park Hill GC, 86-84--170
Davis Butler, Cherry Hills CC, 80-90--170
James Williamson, Collindale GC, 82-88--170
Mark Matthews, Shadow Hills CC, 89-82--171
Jon Groerich, West Woods GC, 83-88--171
Vance Adler, Castle Pines CC, 84-88--172
Jason Dunkle, Ridge at Castle Pines North, 81-92--173
John Younce, Lone Tree GC, 83-90--173
Dale Chavez, Deer Creek GC, 84-90--174
Ken Bailey, Fairway Pines GC, 93-82--175
Cary Dilzell, Redlands Mesa, 85-91--176
Ben Zimmerman, Pinery CC, 88-90--178
David Callaham, Overland GC, 89-90--179
Chuck Walker, Dos Rios CC, 84-95--179
Jason Hlatky, Riverdale GC, 93-88--181
Tyler Kimble, Mountain View GC, 96-86--182
Tim Hill, Riverdale GC, WD
Steve Irwin, Legacy Ridge GC, 74-WD--WD
Steven Lantz, CC at Castle Pines, 83-WD--WD 

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