Estrada Wins 19th State Fair Mid-Am

Alvaro Estrada of Sacramento held off Brett Viboch, also of Sacramento, down the stretch to capture the 19th California State Fair Mid-Amateur Championship by one stroke on the Blue Course at Bing Maloney Golf Course in Sacramento.

Viboch, who won the 2020 Chico City Championship, pulled to within one stroke of Estrada when he made an eagle on the 14th hole and a birdie on the 15th, but closed with three straight pars to finish second in this tournament for the second straight year.

Estrada made a birdie of his own at No. 14 and parred the last four holes to finish at 68-70—138, 6-under-par, while Viboch wound up at 72-67—139.

Marc Engellenner of Rocklin was third at 73-68—141, followed by Chris Johnson of Rancho Cordova at 72-70—142, defending champion Juan Gonzalez of Antelope at 70-73—143, and Rocklin Shaw of Carmichael at 71-73—144.

Scott Alward of Lincoln shot 73-72—145 to tie for seventh with Russell Humphrey of Lodi, who finished at 72-73—145, while Tony Padilla of Sacramento totaled 75-72—147 to tie for ninth with Sam Pintar of South Lake Tahoe, who wound up at 76-71—147.

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