Bohn goes the distance

Jason Bohn finished the Zurich Classic like a veteran should, with birdies on three of the last four holes. While it did not leave much drama for 18 it was great to see Bohn close the tournament with some great putts. Shaking off a shaky swing through the middle of the round Bohn was able to save par after a couple questions strokes in the middle of the round. It all turned around with an excellent approach on hole 15 with a long iron approach that landed in the middle of the green and nestled up within 15 feet.

The win obviously meant a lot to Jason Bohn. Besides the nice chunk of cash and a two year exemptions on tour it guarantees him a spot in the 2011 Masters tournament. Bohn won a million dollars in 1992 after paying a dollar to enter a hole-in-one contest, which he made. He stayed in college, but had to give up his amateur status to collect the money. Instead of dropping out of school he stuck around and finished his degree. The yearly payout of $50,000 allowed Bohn to finance an early career on the Canadian Tour and various other second tier tours. Nearly two decades later he is a two time PGA Tour winner and on top of the world. It is nice to see the hard working, non superstar, golfers that make up the majority of professional golfers get a win.

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