Olson Places Third at Northeast Amateur
June 26, 2006
SEATTLE - Husky senior men's golfer Erik Olson placed third at the rain-shortened Northeast Amateur, shooting rounds of even-par 69 and 3-under 66 in the first and second rounds for a total score of 3-under 135. Carlton Forrester of Birmingham, Ala., won the event, held at the Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, R.I., with a score of 6-under 132. Raleigh, N.C.'s Webb Simpson was second, one stroke ahead of Olson. Due to heavy rains, the tournament was declared a 36-hole event for only the second time in its 45-year history. Complete results are available at northeastamateur.com.