Wang scores come-from-behind Lilac victory

Seattle golfer wins by a stroke for $10,000 payday


Last updated 6/10/2021 at 9:11am

WEST TERRACE — The winds that had blown heartily and in all directions most of the weekend at the Fairways Golf Course during the 57th edition of the Lilac City Invitational seemed to be at Li Wang’s back for the final third of play in the 54-hole event.

After battling first and second-round leader Brad Marek throughout the early part of the day, Wang, the 26-year-old pro from the Seattle area, took the lead for good on the over-the-water Par-3 13th.

Wang’s 5-under 67 held out over the final six holes to earn him the biggest payday of his young career, a $10,000 check. It was earned...

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