Balcar Rallies To Win Ohio Open By 3 Strokes

NOPGA Associate Professional, Michael Balcar rallied from a 3-shot deficit with a final round 5-under 65 to win the tournament by one shot over Kent State graduate student Cade Breitenstine with a final 54-hole score of 14-under 196.

Breitenstine, who led the tournament for 53 holes, closed with a 1-under 69 to go with his two opening rounds of 6-under 64. For Complete Story visit

Tim is a Contributing Writer for the Northern Ohio PGA. Award-winning golf writer and sports reporter for the Plain Dealer, now retired. Contributor to the Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, AP, other national publications.