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Evan Knight wins dramatic five-way playoff at Sacramento City
2015 Sacramento City winner Evan Knight<Br>(Photo courtesy of Sac. Golf Council)
2015 Sacramento City winner Evan Knight
(Photo courtesy of Sac. Golf Council)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Evan Knight, a red-shirt sophomore at UC Davis, was part of a five-way playoff at the conclusion of the Sacramento City Championship on Sunday. At five-under par 139, Knight, along with Seung Maeng, Pedro Oviedo, Nicklaus Yell, and Scott Raber, headed to the first tee for a dramatic multi-player sudden-death.

Everyone but Oviedo birdied the first hole, and as the four remaining players moved on to the second playoff hole, the par-5 18th, Knight drained a 20-foot eagle putt from off the fringe to claim victory.

Knight, a Novato, Calif. native who went to high school at St. Vincent de Paul, trailed opening-round leader Steven Chung by a stroke entering Sunday after he posted 69, and followed it up with two-under 70 to join the others in extra holes.

Chung backed up his 68 with 73 in the final round and finished two shots out of the playoff in a tie for seventh place.

Results For Sacramento City Men's Golf Championship
Place  PtsScores
T1CAEvan KnightNovato, CA15069-70=139
T1HISeungJae MaengAiea, HI9070-69=139
T1CAPedro Oviedo-JimenezOakland, CA9068-71=139
T1CANickolas YellFair Oaks, CA9070-69=139
T1CAScott RaberEl Macero, CA9069-70=139

View full results for Sacramento City Men's Golf Championship

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