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Garrett Boe endures soggy conditions at Silverado to win Grapevine Amateur
Garrett Boe
Garrett Boe

Playing in the steady and much-needed rain that is drenching Northern California at year's end, Garrett Boe carded a final round 6-under 66 on Friday to win the Grapevine Amateur on Silverado Golf Club's North Course in Napa.

Boe, a junior at Cal State-Fullerton, hit all 18 greens in regulation and reached three of Silverado's par 5's in two en route to a soggy 66 in the final round to finish at 9-under for the 54-hole event, which was good for a three-stroke win over Fresno State commit Ryan Firpo.

“This win means a lot to me because I feel like I keep getting better and better but it’s nice to finally see a result," said Boe. "I felt like my irons and wedge play was the best part of my game this week and allowed me to make a lot of birdies. My goal going into today was just to hit fairways and give myself an opportunity for birdie.”

Edan Cui, a sophomore at Crystal Springs Uplands School in Hillsborough, Calif., finished a distant third, seven back of Boe’s pace, with Brandon Knight and Mason Benbrook tied for fourth at 1-under.

This is the fourth year of the Grapevine Amateur, held on the North Course at Silverado Golf Club. Silverado’s North Course has long been a PGA Tour stop, currently hosting the PGA Tour’s Fortinet Championship each September.

The next event in the Troon Saguaro Amateur Series will be the Sonoran Amateur January 1-4 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona.

Results: Grapevine Amateur
1CAGarrett BoeClovis, CA30069-72-66=207
2CARyan FirpoDavis, CA20069-71-70=210
3CAEdan CuiAtherton, CA10075-70-69=214
T4CABrandon KnightPleasanton, CA10072-71-72=215
T4CAMason BenbrookCarmichael, CA10073-70-72=215

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ABOUT THE Grapevine Amateur

54-hole event with field comprised of 108 men’s amateur golfers from all over the United States. Most players are college golfers on winter break. All players must have completed high school by January 1 and must have a handicap of 3.0 or lower.

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