Taylor Wins 16th Sahalee Players Championship

July 3, 2009

SAMMAMISH, Wash. - Husky All-American Nick Taylor won the 16th Sahalee Players Championship on Friday after he shot a 1-over 73 to finish 6-under par (282) overall.

Taylor, from Abbottsford, B.C., entered Friday's action two strokes off the lead, but took over the top spot after third-round leader Eddie Olson and Daniel Nisbet, who was in second, faltered in the final round. Nisbet was 3-over on Friday, while Olson was 5-over to finish second and third, respectively.

Joining Taylor in the top 10 were Husky senior Richard Lee (Bellevue, Wash.) and former UW golfer Derek Berg, who both finished 2-over par and tied for eighth place.

Husky Derek Kilmer (Bellingham, Wash.) tied for 38th place (+15, 303), while Darren Wallace (Langley, B.C.) finished 50th (+18, 306).

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