SEASIDE, Calif. (May 27, 2012) -- Robby
Salomon holed a six foot birdie putt on the first
hole of sudden death to capture the 2012
amateurgolf.com Monterey Bay Championship
over defending champion Jared Stone
"The last 10 holes I played (18-9 because he
started on 10) were the toughest 10 holes of
tournament golf I've played," commented
Salomon after the round.
On Solomon's final
hole he had to get down in two for par from
105 yards out just tow make it to the playoff.
On the extra hole it came down to a couple of
6 foot putts. Stone missed his attempt and
Salomon would sink it for the win.
signed for 78-72--150 while Stone posted 75-
75--150. Michael Decker, Pebble Beach, was
third alone with scores of 79-72--151.
Loftus won the Net division in a runaway,
posting 71-68--139 while Matt Roming carded
76-72--148 for solo second. This is the third
Monterey title for Loftus.