Sacramento City Championship: Niger Defends Title

SACRAMENTO, CA (June 25, 2006) -- Bob Niger, of El Dorado Hills, successfully defended as 2005 Champion. After Saturday's round, Niger was tied with Benjamin Choe, of Scottsdale at 66. Niger finished Sunday's round with a 69, tying Arvo Voip of Magalia for a total 135.

The 1st hole at MacKenzie began the sudden death playoff. Niger drove 250 down the middle, while Voip drove 270 to the right rough. Niger then played his 3-wood to the green, 20 feet past the pin.

Voip was forced to lay up from the rough. Lying 3 on the green, Voip missed the 12-foot birdie putt to make par. Niger putted for eagle, missing to 2 feet, made the birdie to secure the win.

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