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Braun wins Sanford title, Dohrer, Pugh finish fourth

Olivia Braun watches her putt on the 12th hole at Moccasin Creek Golf Course during a round of the SDGA Junior Tour event this summer. Braun won the girls' division championship at the Sanford Futures Tour which concluded Tuesday in Larchwood, Iowa. Photo by John Davis taken 6/27/2022

LARCHWOOD, IOWA – Aberdeen’s Olivia Braun capped her summer golf season by winning the Sanford Futures Tour golf championship on Tuesday at The Falls in Larchwood.

The Aberdeen Central freshman followed up her opening round score of 73 with an 81 for a 36-hole total of 154, two strokes better than the next two golfers. Bryn Huber and Mattie Weidenbach each finished with scores of 156. Miller freshman Jayce Pugh took fourth with a 164.

The victory capped a memorable summer for Braun, who won a pair of Sanford Series Tour events and had the most points of any junior female on the tour.

Jonah Dohrer, left, fist bumps with his dad Chris Dohrer, right, after Chris sank a par putt on the eighth hole at Moccasin Creek Country Club during a round of the SDGA Two-Man Championship earlier this summer. Jonah Dohrer finished fourth in the college men’s division at the Sanford Futures Tour in Larchwood, Iowa. Photo by John Davis taken 6/12/2022

Aberdeen native Jonah Dohrer, who golfs for South Dakota State, finished fourth in the men’s college division. Dohrer fired a round of 76 on Tuesday, to cap a 54-hole total of 216, seven strokes off the pace.

Matthew Schaefer defeated Jacob Pederson on the first playoff hole after each golfer finished with identical scores of 209.

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