Nick Engelhardt wins Santa Barbara County
Nicholas Engelhardt
Nicholas Engelhardt

LOMPOC, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2014) — Nick Engelhardt, a freshman from Santa Monica, Calif. at Cal Poly, shot 70-74 over the weekend at La Purisima Golf Course, one of California's most difficult golf courses, to capture the Santa Barbara County Amateur Championship.

Engelhardt won the event by two shots over former Chico State golfer Brandon Gama. Finsihing in third place was the defending champion, Johnny Ruiz, at 148.

Gama held a two-shot lead after Saturday's round with a 72, but Engelhardt took control with his Sunday 70, the lowest score during the 36-hole tournament.

Results For Santa Barbara County Championship
1CANicholas EngelhardtLos Angeles, CA6074-70=144
2CABrandon GamaSanta Barbara, CA4072-74=146
3CAJohnny RuizCamarillo, CA2074-74=148

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ABOUT THE Santa Barbara County

La Purisima Golf Course is the host of the Santa Barbara County Championship. This 36 hole amateur event typically boasts a large number of entries in the Championship Flight but also fields a Handicap Flight. Located 15 minutes west of Hwy 101 just outside of Lompoc, California, La Purisima is known for its fair but rigorous test of pure golf that has challenged PGA Tour Qualifiers and earned a spot on Golf Magazine's Top 100 Places to Play in the United States. It is the only course in California between Monterrey and Simi Valley to be named to this prestigious list.

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