OTH: Ditcher’s 2-under-par 68 claims Men’s Amateur medal

Nolan Ditcher shot a 2-under-par 68 to claim the medal in the Men’s Amateur’s 82nd renewal.
Nolan Ditcher shot a 2-under-par 68 to claim the medal in the Men’s Amateur’s 82nd renewal.

By Chuck Pollock, Olean Times Herald

OLEAN — Last August, Nolan Ditcher lost a heartbreaker in the finals of the Southwestern New York-Northwestern Pennsylvania Men's Amateur Golf Tournament.

The St. Bonaventure star and native of Randolph, fell 1-up in 36 holes to veteran Chris Blocher, who annexed his eighth title in the area's premier match-play tournament.

But Wednesday afternoon at Bartlett Country Club he issued an emphatic reminder that he's not going away.

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