Fink takes Pacific Coast Amateur in playoff

Sunday, July 29, 2012

BANDON, Ore. -- David Fink birdied the fourth playoff hole to take the 46th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort on Friday.

Fink, of Corvallis, Ore., finished 72 holes tied with Taeksoo Kim (Boise, Idaho), Michael Anderson (Phoenix), Anton Arboleda (La Canada, Calif.) and Matt Rawitzer (Bellingham, Wash.) at 7 over.

Fink fired a 2-under 70 on Friday, using five birdies to overcome a double-bogey at the par-3 6th hole to win the title. His final birdie - at the par-4 17th hole - lifted him into the five-way tie atop the leaderboard.

The under-par round was Fink's only one of the tournament, posting 73-73-75 over the first three days. readers: We value your input and welcome your comments, but please be respectful in this forum.