Liam Friedman, a product of Lackawanna (corrected by editor), turned away venerable, upset-minded Jack Widger of Elkdale GC to win the 2012 WNY PGA match play championship by a score of 3 & 2. Friedman knocked off highly-seeded Dwayne Randall and Rob Horak among others, to reach the final against Widger. Friedman emerged from a #17 seeding to reach the final. Widger, a #14 seed, defeated the area’s most successful newcomer (Alex Weir of Erie, PA) to reach the final against Friedman. For complete results, click here.