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Bizarre finish to the Portland Open 

HE FINISHED TIED FOR 5TH WITH A TEN UNDER… JESSE SPEIRS OF BANGOR AND ROSS MCGEE OF CLINTON BOTH AMATUERS TIED FOR 21ST AT MINUS 2…

IT WAS AN BIZARRE FINISH TO THIS 54 HOLE EVENT….ERIC EGLOFF ON SIXTEEN, THE SHOT FOR EAGLE, AND HE NAILS IT…EGLOFF WAS AT SIXTEEN UNDER…A TWO STROKE LEAD GOING ONTO SEVENTEEN.

ON SEVENTEEN, EGLOFF WOULD ACTUALLY HIT THREE TIMES FROM THE TEE, THE FIRST TIME HE ENDED UP IN A SPOT WHERE HE DECIDED NOT TO TAKE THE DROP, THE SECOND TIME, HE LOST THE BALL, AND FINALLY, THE THIRD TIME, HE ENDED UP NEEDING THREE SHOTS TO FINISH THE HOLE…EGLOFF SCORED AN EIGHT ON SEVENTEEN… FROM A SOLID FIRST TO A THIRD PLACE FINISH…

THAT FINISH WAS BEHIND THE WINNER JIM RENNER…THE ATTLEBORO MASSACHUSETTS NATIVE BIRDIED FIVE TIMES ON THE BACK NINE TO END UP AT SIXTEEN UNDER…HE FIRED OFF A TOURNAMENT BEST ROUND OF 63 TODAY…A TWO STROKE VICTORY…RENNER TAKES HOME 8000 DOLLARS AND THE PORTLAND OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP.