Don Erickson victorious at Sunnehanna Senior
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — Don Erickson of Dubois, Pa. captured his second Sunnehanna Senior Invitational title in the last four years, firing his second consecutive round of 71 at Sunnehanna Country Club. He secured a three-shot win over fellow Pennsylvanian Allen Barber, who shared the opening-round lead with Erickson.
Erickson led or had a share of the lead after each round, posting 73 on day one to hold a one-shot advantage alongside Barber, then carded 71 on Tuesday and entered the final with a slim lead over Fred Miller.
Defending champion David Lucks was in contention on Wednesday, sitting just two back of Erickson, but struggled to a 79 and dropped back to a tie for 11th place.
In the Super Senior division, Barry Flaer of Adamstown, Md. shot 70 in the last round to win by two over Michael McGuire.
ABOUT THE Sunnehanna Senior Invitational
54-holes stroke play. Played on a classic
A.W. Tillinghast design. Traditional dates are the
Monday through Wednesday after Labor Day.
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