Hampden native wins fourth State of Maine Championship golf

Posted by: BDN on Fri Aug 11th, 2017 4:36 am
Hampden native wins fourth State of Maine Championship golf tournament...Hampden native John Hickson sank a birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat Cape Elizabeth’s Reese McFarlane and capture his fourth State of Maine Championship at the Sugarloaf Golf Club in Carrabassett Valley on Wednesday.Hickson, the golf pro at Sebasco Harbor Resort Golf Club in Sebasco Estates, trailed McFarlane by three shots after Tuesday’s opening round.But he survived a three-over-par 39 on the back nine, including a double-bogey on the par-four 10th hole, to shoot a 73 and force a playoff. McFarlane fired a four-over-par 76 on Wednesday after an opening-round 67.http://bangordailynews.com/2017/08/10/s ... ournament/