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Grove putts way to win in 50th Lilac City Invite


Paul Delaney

Russell Grove of Hayden, Idaho accepts the 2013 Joe Durgan Trophy from Fairways head pro and general manager Kris Kallem following his win Sunday in the 50th Annual Lilac City Invitational.

Russell Grove adhered to what professional golfers aspire to in order to win.

He sunk the majority of his putts from within 5 feet of the cup and it was one of the critical steps he took in rallying past Corey Prugh to win the 50th edition of the Lilac City Invitational at The Fairways this past weekend.

Grove stayed steady and shot a final-round 64 and four-day 270 while Prugh faltered a bit with a 69 to finish at 273.

“I sunk my putts from five feet or less,” the Hayden, Idaho resident and former University of Idaho Vandal said after accepting the Joe Durgan Trophy, named in honor of...

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