Biles Makes a Big Comeback to Win 2013 Ohio Open


Colin Biles
Tim Ailes 2013 Ohio Open
Tim Ailes of Lewis Center hits his second shot into the fifth hole in the final round of the 2013 Ohio Open.

Ohio OpenAt the start of the day, the common consensus was that the winner of the 2013 Minute Men Ohio Open would come from the final group of three.

Tim Ailes, John Hahn and Ross Beal each had shot 12-under par over two days, and had a three shot advantage over the next closest player.

Common consensus was incorrect.

Colin Biles of Upper Arlington shot a 5-under par 65, buoyed by a 3-under par back nine, to reach a 14-under par total, good enough for a 2-shot victory at the South Course at Westfield Country Club. He earned a first place prize of $9,000.

Hahn and Ailes could only manage even par rounds of 70, and Beal had a tough day in finishing with a 74.

Ailes, of Lewis Center, actually had the lead for much of the day, making birdie at the second and sixth holes to get to 14-under. But then Ailes jumped on a roller-coaster, making — no kidding here — bogey/birdie/bogey/birdie/bogey/birdie/bogey from holes 7 through 13.

But it was the series of short missed putts immediately after that, for par on 13 and 14, then for birdies on 15 and 16, that were the truly crushing blows.

Hahn never got his day rolling, burning the lip on a number of putts. After a day-long series of near-misses, Hahn birdied his final hole to get back to even par on his third round, earning a nice little bump in prize money for that final putt and finishing tied for second with Ailes. Each player earned $4,250 for T2.

Beal birdied his very first hole of the day to take the outright lead in the tournament, but unfortunately went backwards from there and was out of contention after a watery double-bogey 5 at the par-3 14th.

Meanwhile, Biles made birdie-2 on the tough par-3 ninth hole, and from there he went to the races. He birdied the par-4 13th, then made back-to-back birdies at the par-5 15th and the tough par-3 16th to grab the lead at 14-under:

Two straight-forward pars at holes 17 and 18 — with birdie putts inside 10 feet on each that could have made it a runaway — sealed the deal for a Biles victory.

See the Photo Gallery and Video Gallery (which includes an interview with the champion) for action from today’s final round. Complete results below.

 

Northern Ohio PGA SectionFINAL RESULTS: 2013 Minute Men Ohio Open Golf Championship
Westfield Country Club, Westfield Center, Ohio
July 1 – 3, 2013

 

POS PLAYER RD1 RD2 RD3 TOTAL PAR PRIZE
1 Colin Biles,  Upper Arlington, OH 68 65 65 198 -14 $9,000
T2 John Hahn,  Kent, OH 64 66 70 200 -12 $4,250
T2 Tim Ailes,  Lewis Center, OH 64 66 70 200 -12 $4,250
T4 Garrett Frank, Youngstown, OH 70 67 66 203 -9 $2,375
T4 Danny Lewis,  Morrow, OH 70 66 68 204 -9 $2,375
6 Ross Beal,  Uniontown, OH 65 65 74 204 -8 $2,000
T7 Steven Lee,  Columbus, OH 68 71 66 205 -7 $1,750
T7 Tyler Light (a), Massillon, OH 66 72 67 205 -7 GC $725
T7 Boo Timko (a), Girard, OH 72 64 69 205 -7 GC $725
T10 Ethan Tracy,  Hilliard, OH 69 68 69 206 -6 $1,500
T10 Bob Henighan (a),  Medina, OH 66 68 72 206 -6 GC $650
T12 Rik Cramer,  Xenia, OH 72 68 67 207 -5 $1,081
T12 Daniel Charen,  Columbus, OH 70 69 68 207 -5 $1,081
T12 Chris Yoder,  Columbus, OH 67 69 71 207 -5 $1,081
T12 Gary Robison,  Canton, OH 69 65 73 207 -5 $1,081
T16 James Troy,  Elyria, OH 71 68 69 208 -4 $938
T16 Grant Weaver (a),  Wooster, OH 67 71 70 208 -4 GC $600
T16 Mike Stone,  Waterville, OH 65 71 72 208 -4 $938
T19 Bob Sowards,  Dublin, OH 69 69 71 209 -3 $900
T19 Nate Yankovich (a),  Blacklick, OH 71 67 71 209 -3 GC $550
T21 Parker Hewit (a),  Westfield Ctr, OH 71 71 68 210 -2 GC $475
T21 Rob Moss,  Broadview Heights, OH 72 69 69 210 -2 $838
T21 Nathan Clark (a),  Powell, OH 72 68 70 210 -2 GC $475
T21 Nick Latimer,  Parma, OH 70 70 70 210 -2 $838
T21 Jeff Olson,  Delaware, OH 67 72 71 210 -2 $838
T21 Michael Auterson,  Loveland, OH 68 71 71 210 -2 $838
T27 Nick Palladino (a),  Highland Hts, OH 70 74 67 211 -1 GC $344
T27 Ben Smith,  Carrollton, OH 70 73 68 211 -1 $762
T27 Corey Richmond (a),  West Union, OH 68 75 68 211 -1 GC $344
T27 Scott Smith (a),  Pepper Pike, OH 68 74 69 211 -1 GC $344
T27 Jackson Stroup (a),  Hudson, OH 69 71 71 211 -1 GC $344
T27 Blake Sattler,  New Philadelphia, OH 72 68 71 211 -1 $762
33 Alex Redfield,  Powell, OH 70 72 70 212 E $725
34 Tyler McHugh (a),  Aurora, OH 72 72 69 213 1 GC $275
T35 Chris Capriolo,  Westlake, Ohio 74 71 69 214 2 $650
T35 Ryan Gutowski,  Fairlawn, OH 80 65 69 214 2 $650
T35 Morgan Dobbins,  Jackson, OH 70 75 69 214 2 $650
T35 Shane Stewart (a),  Dublin, OH 74 69 71 214 2 GC $245
T35 Tom Walters,  Cincinnati, OH 69 73 72 214 2 $650
T35 Dan Belden (a),  Akron, OH 72 70 72 214 2 GC $245
T35 Adam Crisp,  Toledo, OH 72 69 73 214 2 $650
T42 Tony Adcock,  Canton, OH 71 73 71 215 3 $550
T42 Chase Wilson (a),  Zanesville, OH 72 72 71 215 3 GC $215
T42 Jack Sparling (a),  Dublin, OH 71 73 71 215 3 GC $215
T42 Eric Frishette,  Groveport, OH 67 76 72 215 3 $550
T42 Kevin Hall,  Cincinnati, OH 72 70 73 215 3 $550
T42 Alex Andrews (a),  Kirtland, OH 74 67 74 215 3 GC $215
T42 Thomas Shindler (a),  Dublin, OH 73 67 75 215 3 GC $215
T49 Matt Green,  Cincinnati, OH 72 73 71 216 4 $475
T49 Jeff Ritchey,  Rocky River, OH 74 71 71 216 4 $475
T49 John Powers,  Bowling Green, OH 67 76 73 216 4 $475
T49 Andrew Bieber (a),  Shaker Hts, OH 75 68 73 216 4 GC $188
T49 Logan Jones (a),  Dublin, OH 70 72 74 216 4 GC $188
T49 John Chaney (a),  Shaker Heights, OH 74 68 74 216 4 GC $188
T49 Mark Olbrych (a),  Boardman, OH 70 72 74 216 4 GC $188
T56 Satoshi Tanaka (a),  Dublin, OH 73 72 72 217 5 GC $150
T56 Tom Waitrovich,  Westlake, Ohio 73 71 73 217 5 $412
T56 Jonathan Coleman,  Cincinnati, OH 74 69 74 217 5 $412
T56 Jack Carter (a),  New Albany, OH 75 67 75 217 5 GC $150
T60 Bryan Yeo (a),  Litchfield, OH 72 73 73 218 6 GC $150
T60 Kevin Farrell (a),  Bowling Green, OH 70 73 75 218 6 GC $150
T60 Justin Howard,  Toledo, OH 74 69 75 218 6 $390
T63 Dennis Wells,  Loveland, OH 72 73 74 219 7 $370
T63 Mark Sierak,  Reminderville, OH 71 72 76 219 7 $370
T63 David Champagne,  North Canton, OH 68 72 79 219 7 $370
T66 Daniel Schwarz (a),  Cincinnati, OH 75 70 75 220 8 GC $150
T66 Joey Krecic (a),  Columbia Station, OH 71 72 77 220 8 GC $150
68 Chris Black,  Lancaster, OH, OH 70 75 77 222 10 $350
T69 Jared Hammons (a),  Marietta, OH 71 74 80 225 13 GC $150
T69 Gregory Smith,  Mansfield, OH 77 67 81 225 13 $340
 
MISSED CUT
MC Philip Martin (a)  Akron, OH 76 70 146 4
MC Ben Bastel  Toledo, OH 73 73 146 4
MC Tian long Li (a)  Akron, OH 73 73 146 4
MC Patrick Elber  Mentor, OH 75 71 146 4
MC Dan Doyle  Solon, OH 71 75 146 4
MC William McKinley  Medina, OH 69 77 146 4
MC Richard Schembechler  Massillon, OH 74 72 146 4
MC Kellen Erdman  Rocky River, OH 73 73 146 4
MC Chris Walsh  Fairview park, OH 75 71 146 4
MC Randall Dietz  Mogadore, OH 73 73 146 4
MC Austin Schreiber (a)  Medina, OH 77 69 146 4
MC Justin Miller  Lakewood, OH 72 74 146 4
MC Paul Minko (a)  Strongsville, OH 74 72 146 4
MC Eric Morgan  Sandusky, OH 74 72 146 4
MC Nick Helser  Lancaster, OH 71 75 146 4
MC Brandon Ellis  Westerville, OH 73 73 146 4
MC Andy Santor  Youngstown, Ohio 76 71 147 5
MC Jake Troyer (a)  Dover, OH 72 75 147 5
MC Jake Fait (a)  Boardman, OH 76 71 147 5
MC Anthony Zummo  Mayfield Heights, OH 74 73 147 5
MC Cody Nickson (a)  Kent, OH 75 72 147 5
MC Matt Heestand (a)  Cleveland, OH 76 71 147 5
MC Brandon Pluchinsky (a)  North Lima, OH 78 69 147 5
MC Matthew Stauch  Dublin, OH 74 73 147 5
MC Alex Martin  West Chester, OH 72 75 147 5
MC Jamie Broce  Ottawa Hills, OH 73 74 147 5
MC Sam Jandel  Dayton, OH 72 75 147 5
MC Spencer Koch (a)  Medina, OH 74 73 147 5
MC Mike Rankin  Marion, OH 72 75 147 5
MC Mark Belasic  Mentor, OH 74 74 148 6
MC Blake Prince (a)  East Liverpool, OH 74 74 148 6
MC Kurt Peterson (a)  Massillon, OH 69 79 148 6
MC Nick Gustin  Perry, OH 73 75 148 6
MC Jack Uecker (a)  Akron, OH 74 74 148 6
MC Dillon Klein (a)  Tiffin, OH 75 73 148 6
MC Steve Stone  Perrysburg, OH 75 73 148 6
MC Joshua Zarlenga (a)  Boardman, OH 72 76 148 6
MC Alex Di Palma (a)  Waite Hill, OH 74 74 148 6
MC Chris Wollmann  Medina, OH 70 78 148 6
MC Bleu George  Lancaster, OH 76 72 148 6
MC Brad Loomis  Harrison, OH 73 75 148 6
MC Justin Bertsch  Chardon, OH 73 75 148 6
MC Mike King (a)  Medina, OH 75 73 148 6
MC Glenn Cunningham  Cuyahoga Falls, OH 73 75 148 6
MC Matthew Creech  Chardon, OH 74 74 148 6
MC Michael Bishop (a)  Medina, OH 79 69 148 6
MC Daniel Terry  Wadsworth, OH 74 74 148 6
MC Sean Reed  Pataskala, OH 77 71 148 6
MC Cory Kumpf  North Canton, OH 76 72 148 6
MC Jim McGurk  Maumee, OH 72 77 149 7
MC John Schnur (a)  Kirtland Hills, OH 71 78 149 7
MC Tony Mollica  Dublin, OH 74 75 149 7
MC Mike Thomas  Loveland, OH 76 73 149 7
MC Kyle Endicott  Powell, OH 74 75 149 7
MC Ryan Rao (a)  Medina, OH 76 73 149 7
MC Casey Vancil (a)  Wooster, OH 72 77 149 7
MC Tyler Baughman  Zanesville, OH 75 74 149 7
MC David Allan  Terrace Park, OH 79 70 149 7
MC Derrick Williams  Lorain, OH 72 77 149 7
MC Zach Glassman  Highland Hts., OH 78 71 149 7
MC Craig Burrows  Strongsville, OH 75 74 149 7
MC Mitch Levengood  New Philadelphia, OH 74 75 149 7
MC Nate Foss (a)  Sandusky, OH 76 73 149 7
MC Nick Lambos (a)  Canton, OH 75 74 149 7
MC Mike Kaido  Zanesville, OH 75 75 150 8
MC Jack Kastor (a)  North Canton, OH 75 75 150 8
MC Justin Long  Huron, OH 76 74 150 8
MC Rodney Bordman (a)  Norwalk, OH 76 74 150 8
MC Blake Foutty (a)  Canal Fulton, OH 73 77 150 8
MC David Morgan  Spencer, OH 77 73 150 8
MC Terry Shell  Wintersville, OH 75 75 150 8
MC Jimmy Wild (a)  Sagamore Hills, OH 77 73 150 8
MC Chad Gress  Coshocton, OH 73 77 150 8
MC Greg Woodard  Medina 75 75 150 8
MC Christian Koenig  Beavercreek, OH 73 77 150 8
MC Tim Raleigh  Reminderville, OH 79 72 151 9
MC Scott Holmes  Blacklick, OH 74 77 151 9
MC Chad Scott (a)  Mansfield, OH 73 78 151 9
MC Michael Campana (a)  Vermilion, OH 76 75 151 9
MC Trevor Thomas  Findlay, OH 77 74 151 9
MC Gary Trivisonno  Aurora, OH 75 76 151 9
MC Bob Koch  Medina, OH 70 81 151 9
MC Travis Porter  Elyria, OH 74 77 151 9
MC Nicholas Capozzoli (a)  Montgomery, OH 79 72 151 9
MC Jordan Reese (a)  Cedarville, OH 74 77 151 9
MC Pete Skirpstas  Medina, OH 76 76 152 10
MC Jack Coyne (a)  University Heights, OH 75 77 152 10
MC Paul Kasper  Mentor, OH 76 76 152 10
MC Walt Robertson  Cleveland, OH 78 74 152 10
MC Charles Hython  Columbus, OH 76 76 152 10
MC Nick Blackburn (a)  Westlake, OH 81 71 152 10
MC Nick Schley (a)  Brunswick, OH 75 77 152 10
MC Dennis Holub (a)  Reminderville, OH 77 75 152 10
MC Brian Lisic  Orrville, OH 73 79 152 10
MC Davey Snyder  Ashland, OH 74 78 152 10
MC Joe Frustaci  Canton, OH 81 71 152 10
MC Nicholas Paxos (a)  Canton, OH 73 79 152 10
MC Matthew Gerard (a)  Rocky River, OH 77 76 153 11
MC Preston Robinette (a)  Berlin Heights, OH 78 75 153 11
MC Marcus Hayes (a)  Bryan, OH 81 72 153 11
MC Paul Macke, Jr.  Cleves, OH 77 76 153 11
MC Ryan Brees  Orient, OH 77 76 153 11
MC Logan Holt (a)  Plain City, OH 73 80 153 11
MC Larry Tolley Jr. (a)  Willard, OH 75 78 153 11
MC Joseph Dazey (a)  Copley, OH 75 78 153 11
MC Stephen Spalding (a)  Stow, OH 76 77 153 11
MC Christopher McKay (a)  Columbus, OH 75 78 153 11
MC Patrick Luth (a)  Medina, OH 79 74 153 11
MC Max DeCheco (a)  Stow, OH 76 77 153 11
MC Steve Weir  Berea, OH 74 79 153 11
MC Nick Paez  Rocky River, OH 77 76 153 11
MC Craig Goldsberry  Lewis Center, OH 75 78 153 11
MC Leo Szczepanski (a)  Seven Hills, OH 81 81 11
MC Bud Radis (a)  Aurora, OH 80 74 154 12
MC Bill Stines  Columbus, OH 77 77 154 12
MC Matthew Kreider (a)  Westlake, OH 80 74 154 12
MC Evan Lerner (a)  Aurora, OH 76 78 154 12
MC Noah Horstman  Chesterland, OH 75 79 154 12
MC Matt Gowins  Canal Winchester, OH 81 73 154 12
MC Tommy Miano (a)  Silver Lake, OH 72 82 154 12
MC Alex Talbott (a)  Uniontown, OH 75 79 154 12
MC Jon Jones  Warren, OH 75 79 154 12
MC Matthew Frey (a)  Broadview Heights, OH 77 77 154 12
MC Jared Wissinger (a)  Hilliard, OH 80 75 155 13
MC Sam Geise (a)  Centerville, OH 83 72 155 13
MC Joe Moore  Englewood, OH 81 74 155 13
MC Jason Dickey (a)  East Liverpool, OH 75 80 155 13
MC Russell Toth (a)  Lorain, OH 78 77 155 13
MC Casten Reed  Napoleon, OH 80 75 155 13
MC Frederick Roewer (a)  Dublin, OH 77 78 155 13
MC Trevor Jones (a)  Poland, OH 77 78 155 13
MC Derek Shelburne  Toledo, OH 74 81 155 13
MC Brandon Hoelzer (a)  Fremont, OH 80 75 155 13
MC Kelly Kranstuber  Wooster, Ohio 80 76 156 14
MC Alex Carpenter (a)  Westerville, OH 75 81 156 14
MC Luke Liberatore (a)  Solon, OH 77 79 156 14
MC Justin Hallapy (a)  Hubbard, OH 78 78 156 14
MC Justin Morton  Akron, OH 79 77 156 14
MC Joseph Borawski  Massillon, OH 78 79 157 15
MC Aaron Penn  Akron, OH 82 75 157 15
MC Thomas Lydic (a)  North Bloomfield, OH 80 77 157 15
MC Brad Snyder (a)  Kirtland, OH 77 80 157 15
MC Bowe Andrews (a)  Chagrin Falls, OH 76 81 157 15
MC Chad Wilson  Brunswick, OH 82 75 157 15
MC Anton Krecic (a)  Columbia Station, OH 78 79 157 15
MC Matthew Sommers  Hartville, OH 80 77 157 15
MC Michael Ross (a)  Litchfield, OH 78 80 158 16
MC Dan Hutchings (a)  Wadsworth, OH 78 80 158 16
MC Randy Skorman (a)  Fairlawn, OH 81 77 158 16
MC Jermaine Bennett  Twinsburg, OH 82 76 158 16
MC Sean McGuire (a)  Twinsburg, OH 78 80 158 16
MC Brent Kraft (a)  Springdale, OH 76 82 158 16
MC Kyle Matus (a)  North Olmsted, OH 85 73 158 16
MC Keith Pluto (a)  Parma, OH 78 80 158 16
MC Cleo Trumbull (a)  Toledo, OH 79 79 158 16
MC Ray Finnearty  Delaware, OH 77 81 158 16
MC Timothy Merkel  Ashland, OH 80 79 159 17
MC Anthony Maroon (a)  Westlake, OH 76 83 159 17
MC Tom Sellers  Tipp City, OH 82 77 159 17
MC Darrin Harn  Olmsted Falls, Ohio 78 81 159 17
MC Eric Farley  Fleming, OH 83 76 159 17
MC John Topeka (a)  North Ridgeville, OH 80 79 159 17
MC Tyler Maranville (a)  Uniontown, OH 81 78 159 17
MC Joey Kurtz (a)  Port Clinton, OH 77 83 160 18
MC Craig Lydic  Warren, OH 83 77 160 18
MC Jeffrey Tritt  Akron, OH 81 79 160 18
MC John Merrill (a)  Circleville, OH 82 79 161 19
MC Jonathan Thornton  Akron, OH 79 82 161 19
MC Jim Kerrigan (a)  Medina, OH 81 80 161 19
MC Thomas Arison (a)  Fairlawn, OH 75 87 162 20
MC Will Stines (a)  Columbus, OH 78 84 162 20
MC Scott Galayde  Garrettsville, Ohio 78 84 162 20
MC Aaron Alspach (a)  Medina, OH 84 79 163 21
MC Russell Papa  Solon, OH 86 79 165 23
MC Joel Foss (a)  Sandusky, OH 84 81 165 23
MC Colin Westphal (a)  Cuyahoga Falls, OH 86 79 165 23
MC Kenny Chuparkoff II (a)  Copley, OH 83 82 165 23
MC Ian Mowry (a)  Burgoon, OH 87 78 165 23
MC Blake Rose (a)  Kettering, OH 85 80 165 23
MC Brandon Nixon (a)  Stow, OH 83 82 165 23
MC George Papas (a)  Hinckley, OH 77 89 166 24
MC Joey Cilone (a)  East Liverpool, OH 84 83 167 25
MC Pat Weaver  Avon, OH 89 78 167 25
MC Chandler Walnsch (a)  Chardon, OH 84 84 168 26
MC Robert Thompson  Norwalk, OH 84 87 171 29
MC Sean Blaine (a)  Brooklyn, OH 87 86 173 31
MC Christopher Letson (a)  Stow, OH 88 85 173 31
MC Dan Mahoney  Akron, OH 92 83 175 33
MC Jason Martin  Westfield Center, OH 96 83 179 37
MC Steven Vaughn  Parma, OH 94 95 189 47
WD Nicholas Kirsch  Steubenville, OH WD
WD Daniel Traeger  Akron, OH WD
WD Cory George  Lancaster, OH WD
DQ Paul Grauer  Dublin, OH DQ
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