Drakeford wins Porter Cup

Geoff Drakeford

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – Australia’s Geoff Drakeford held on to his lead in the final round of the Porter Cup to win the tournament.

Drakeford entered the final round with a three-shot lead. Denny McCarthy and Beau Hossler both put pressure on Drakeford throughout the day. Ultimately Hossler and McCarthy tied for second, finishing -7. Drakeford claimed the victory by one stroke, finishing -8.

Drakeford is the 56th Porter Cup Champion.

The Porter Cup is a prestigious 72-hole amateur tournament held at the Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston. Many well-known PGA Tour players have competed and won the tournament. Phil Mickelson, David Duval and Scott Verplank are among the list of past champions.

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