Jared Dalga made won the Grand Valley Amateur at the Meadows on Sunday making birdies on 16, 17 and 18 and then on 18 again on the first playoff hole to pull off the win.
Dalga was leading by 1 stroke after 36 holes in the 54 hole tournament. Brian Hayward shot 4-under 33 on the front 9 of the final round and had a 5 shot lead with 9 holes to play.
Dalga is a Forest Hills Central Alum and more recently played collegiately at Eastern Michigan Universty. Next season he will transfer to Barry University in Miam, Fl.
Dalga and Hayward finished 10 shots better than 3rd place finishers Vaughn Stevens and Bob Verlome.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times