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Big putt rewards Vijarro with 2017 Lilac Invite title


Paul Delaney

Andrew Vijarro, winner of the 2017 Lilac City Invitational golf tournament at The Fairways, shows off his check and the Joe Durgan Memorial Trophy following his dramatic victory last Sunday.

His putter got hot at just the right time and helped Andrew Vijarro earn the victory - and the $10,000 that went with it - in the 54th annual Lilac City Invitational July 9 at The Fairways Golf Course.

"The putter was kind of cold the first couple of days, I made a few here and there and then I knew I was due for a good one," the 27-year-old Vijarro said.

Vijarro nailed a long birdie putt on the 18th green to cap a 9-under par 63 final round and a 264 total over four days, edging out Jesse Schutte's 265. Schutte's 10-footer broke just a little too much or the tournament would have gone into...

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