Baldwin Beats Dessel to Win Boys Jr. Amateur Championship

John Baldwin defeated Moses Brown star Harry Dessel to win the Boys Jr. Amateur Championship on Thursday afternoon at Alpine Country Club. 

John Baldwin wins. PHOTO: Joe Calabro/GolfNewsRI

Dessel got off to a good start, taking a one up lead on the second hole and keeping it though the fourth hole. 

Baldwin tied the match on five, and then took his first lead of the match with a four on seven. 

He extended his lead on eight with a five while Dessel made a six. 

Baldwin took his two up lead into the back nine where he won the 11th hole and 14th hole to go four-up. 

Baldwin closed the match out on 15 with a par to win the match 4&3. 

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