Well Nikko didn’t finish as well as he started at this year PDGA worlds In Kalamazoo Mi. Leading by as much as 4 strokes after the 1/2 way point in the event, Nikko wound up in 10th place, when it was all said and done.
I’m sure its not what he expected after having the lead but its a great accomplishment and learning experience, plus he’s got years and years ahead of him,,,,, this wont be his last chance at a big title!!!!
I watched him play rounds 3-8 in the lead group, everyone with the eventual winner and 2008 pdga mens open world Champion, Dave Feldberg.
While Nikko was playing well everything seemed fine, but once he started throwing bad shots the wheels just seemed to come off.
His drives were not getting close on some easy holes and his putting game seemed to slip away. He still made several big putts but missed some really makable ones too!
Here is a link to the feature article the Kzoo Newspaper did on Nikko!
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