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Originally published July 12, 2013 at 6:49 PM | Page modified July 12, 2013 at 11:28 PM

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Ex-Husky Charlie Hughes takes B.C. Amateur

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RADIUM HOT SPRINGS, B.C. -- Charlie Hughes beat Adam Svensson in a playoff to claim the 2013 British Columbia Amateur Championship at Copper Point Golf Club on Friday.

Hughes needed two sudden-death playoff holes to secure the win, but did so when he drained an over 10-foot birdie, while Svensson scored par.

Both golfers finished regulation at 12-under 272. Hughes needed to bury a 12-foot birdie to force the playoff.

Hughes, who graduated from Washington in 2013, shot even-par 70 in regulation.

Incoming UW freshman Kevin Kwon was fourth at 277. He caddied for Hughes in the playoff.


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