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FL man crowned world champion of Myrtle Beach WorldAm Championship

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A Florida man has been named winner of the 31st annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship at Barefoot Resort's Dye Club.

The following news release was issued by Myrtle Beach Holiday:

"Dennis Rasku of Pompano Beach, Fl., made a net birdie (gross par) on the first hole to win a 3-way, sudden death playoff and the World Championship Playoff at 31st annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship at Barefoot Resort's Dye Club.

Rasku, a 9 handicap, Tony Wallace, a 5 handicap from Fayetteville, N.C., and Ben Hamby, a 7 handicap from Winter Springs, Fla., all shot net 72s to get into the playoff. (Full Results <http://usa.vpar.com/live/worldam2014/r1/leaderboards> )

Rasku hit his approach to 22 feet and two-putted for par on the Dye Club's ninth hole, a 410-yard par 4, besting Wallace and Hamby, neither of whom received a stroke on the hole."

The championship kicked off Monday in Myrtle Beach and attracted more than 3,400 players this year. Participants from 48 states and 34 countries were in town for the event.

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