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Golden’s Zahkai Brown places third out of 224 players at Nevada Open

By Gary Baines – 11/12/2020

Zahkai Brown of Golden, winner of the 2013 CoBank Colorado Open, almost added another state open title to his resume on Thursday as he tied for third place out of a field of 224 at the $150,000 Nevada Open in Mesquite.

Brown, a former Colorado State University golfer and CGA Les Fowler Player of the Year, posted rounds of 68-68-66 for a 14-under-par 202 total. He ended up three strokes behind champion Taylor Montgomery, son of former Colorado state high school champion Monte Montgomery.

For three rounds, Brown carded two eagles, 16 birdies and six bogeys.

Another Coloradan who placed in the top 10 was former University of Colorado golfer Derek Fribbs, who tied for eighth place at 204 (67-65-72).

For all the scores from the Nevada Open, CLICK HERE.