Nicolai Wins Rain Shortened RSM Amateur

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (Feb. 27, 2011) -- Blake Nicolai of Long Beach posted 71 on Sunday to win the 2011 Rancho Santa Margarita Amateur by a single stroke over Eric Engelbert and Rick Taniguchi (72) at the Tijeras Creek Golf Club in South Orange County.

"I had a pretty steady round," commented Nicolai after the round. "The greens were quick but the pins were fair. I hit a lot of greens and recovered well when I hit it in trouble."

Poor weather on Saturday washed out the first round. Complete results can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

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Entry fee includes Saturday lunch, Sunday brunch, range balls, a dozen Pro V1s, and one of the best pay-outs in Southern California's events.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Played at scratch, see entry form for handicap limit.

SENIOR: Scratch competition: 3.0 and below or anyone who would like to compete in the championship 50 years or older.

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Results For Rancho Santa Margarita Amateur Golf Tournament
1CABlake NicolaiLong Beach, CA7571
T2CAEric EngelbertCosta Mesa, CA5072
T2CARick TaniguchiLake Forest, CA5072
T4CAForbes Collins IILake Forest, CA2573
T4ItalyMax GreilItaly2573

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