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Werkley wins Brazil Open

Monday, October 6, 2003

Noblesville pro Justin Werkley shot a six-under par 65 to win the Brazil Open golf tournament that was re-scheduled from Labor Day.

Werkley claimed the top prize of $2,000 in the event that was sponsored by Spun Metals Inc.

Jamie Broce, who has won the Indiana Open twice, and Mike Nakai, the assistant pro at the Country Club of Terre Haute, finished in a tie for second place at 66 in Saturday's tournament.

Terre Haute city champion Troy Farris was one of two players who finished at 67, in a tie for third place.

Farris topped the list in the Men's division with his 67 as Darrell Shouse shot a 69 followed by Bob Treash Jr. (72) and a group at 74 that included Tony Trout, the former varsity golf coach for Northview High School.

Ironically, one of Trout's recently graduated team members, Jared Freeman also shot a 74 to tie with Trout, Dave Brown, Larry Russell and Doug McDonald at fourth in the division.

Gary Miller topped the Senior Men's Division with his 69 while Beth Lowe shot a 90 to lead the Ladies Division.

In the junior divisions, Justin Ridge shot a 75 to take first in they boys event, ahead of Kyle Kumpf and Caleb Edington at 77 and Sam Edington at 79. Mary Beth Tribble and Whitney Crowley shot 89 to tie for first in the girls division.

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