Ricky Smallridge fired a 3-under-par 68 Sunday for a three-shot victory in the $100,000 Ben Hogan Boise Open.
Utah's Eric Hogg, who jumped into a tie for second with a second-round 65, shot a final-round 71 to finish in a tie for 15th at 206. He earned $1,300.Smallridge, a 31-year-old resident of Opelika, Ala., was never out of the lead in winning his first Ben Hogan Tour event. Smallridge started with rounds of 64 and 67 before his five birdie and two bogey performance on Sunday for 14-under 199 on the par-71 Hillcrest Country Club.
Former Weber State golfer Greg Whisman, of Everett, Wash., Robert Thompson of Huntsville, Texas, and David Hobby of Pasadena, Calif., all finished tied for second at 11-under-par 202s.