Hoag squeaks out victory at Monroe

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Ohio State rising junior Bo Hoag shot a final-round 69 Saturday to finish at 3-under 277 and win the Monroe Invitational.

Hoag, who tied for 120th at the NCAA Championship, edged defending champion Phillip Mollica and Brad Wright by a shot.

Hoag birdied the 17th hole and parred No. 18. Mollica double-bogeyed Nos. 14 and 15. Wright parred his last six holes.

Hoag's teammate, Jamie Sindelar, son of Champions Tour vet Joey Sindelar, tied for 55th at 24-over 304.