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The 11th Frame: Craig Nidiffer takes advantage of good breaks, beats top seed Brett Wolfe for $10,000 top prize at New Mexico Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:00 pm

Craig Nidiffer with the trophy for winning the 11th annual New Mexico Open. Photo by Gary Herron, Rio Rancho Observer.
Craig Nidiffer took advantage of some good breaks in beating top seed Brett Wolfe for the $10,000 top prize at the 11th annual New Mexico Open on Sunday. Nidiffer, a rising star from the Detroit area, beat Wolfe, a former USBC Masters champion, in the righty-lefty battle 276-237, Steve Mackie, tournament operator and host proprietor at Tenpins & More in Rio Rancho, N.M., reported. Nidiffer led qualifying but Wolfe passed him during Sunday’s semifinals and round-robin match play,...

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