But the golfers who participated in the 29th Danbury Amateur Saturday and Sunday braved the elements to fire low scores to cap another successful tournament. When the hot sun set on the final pairing of the second round, it was Danbury native Howie Busse who won the tournament. With his number one fan alongside the 18th green, Busse won the tournament with a , two shots ahead of Jason Wilson Y, was the first to congratulate him once the win was secure. Busse birdied the first hole but ran into trouble on the third and fourth holes.
The birdie capped a two-under par 70 for Dietz, who was playing at Richter Park for just the second time and first for this tournament. He entered the final round four shots off the lead but birdied three straight holes to surge ahead midway through the round. It was pretty cool I have to say for sure. Defending champion Ned Zachar also had a chance from a similar position but his effort was just short of the cup, just missing out on a playoff. A gust of rain overtook the 18th green as Zachar was lining up the shot.