Kenny Leech birdies first extra hole for first professional victory
Leech tied for 1st with Justin Peters and Nicholas Thompson at 3-under par 68
Monday, November 18, 2013

PLANTATION, Fla. – Kenny Leech of Boca Raton sank a 40-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole Monday on the East course at Jacaranda Golf Club to claim his first victory on the Golfslinger.com Tour.

After they tied at three under par 68, Leech beat out a couple of the Tour’s “heavyweights,” Justin Peters of Stuart, who is one off the Golfslinger record with 36 career wins, and Nick Thompson of nearby Coral Springs, who earned nearly $1 million on the PGA Tour this year.

After Leech birdied, Peters missed a 15 footer to tie and extend the playoff. Thompson who had finished an hour and a half before Leech made his overtime birdie, had left the area and was not available for the playoff.

In regulation, Leech made four birdies and a bogey. He earned $800 from the $4,657 purse. Peters and Thompson each had five birdies and two bogeys, receiving $587.50 apiece. Thompson was 87th on the PGA Tour money list this year with $959,434. He won a tune-up event on the Golfslinger Tour in January, 2011, prior to the start of the PGA Tour season.

Golfslinger’s 112th tournament of the year drew 37 players. The schedule for the rest of the month: Tuesday, Ironhorse CC, West Palm Beach; Thursday, Martin Downs CC, Palm City; Nov, 25, TPC Eagle Trace, Coral Springs; and Nov. 26, Links @ Madison Green, Royal Palm Beach.

There was $150 in the skins pot with 5 skins out worth $30 each

4- Daniel Obremski
7- Nicholas Thompson
8- Matt Springer
14- Joe Shaktman
18- Joshua Galt

Fall Broward Classic

50% Payout. East Course

Event Details

Start: 11/18/2013
Rounds: 1

Players: 37
Entry: $190
Purse: $4657.02

Event Photos


68 - Kenny Leech - $800* birdied first playoff hole

Jacaranda Golf Club
9200 West Broward Boulevard
Plantation, FL  33324
www.golfjacaranda.com

(954) 472-5836

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Tournament Results

Score Player Amount
68Kenny Leech1$800.00
68Nicholas ThompsonT2$587.50
68Justin PetersT2 $587.50
69Daniel ObremskiT4$440.00
69Matt HancockT4$440.00
70Kyle O'Neill6$330.00
71Carlos VelezT7$230.00
71Eric BeringerT7 $230.00
71Tarik CanT7$230.00
72Michael MidgetteT10$109.00
72Zach GlassmanT10$109.00
72Tim LambT10$109.00
72Joe ShaktmanT10 $109.00
72Christian De GreiffT10$109.00
73Joshua Galt16 $70.00
74Jake KatzT17$23.86
74Jason Burstyn T17$23.86
74Jeff IvallT17$23.86
74Nathan DavisT17$23.86
74Jimmy LytleT17$23.86
74Andy GoldenT17$23.86
74Ed Carnes T17$23.86
76Livan Hernandez (a) $0.00
76Matt Springer $0.00
77Nico Evangelista (a) $0.00
77Jared Steger $0.00
78Seth Blann $0.00
78Bo Lustig (a) $0.00
78John Gerber $0.00
78Clint Keown $0.00
79Matt Chapman $0.00
79Joe Frustaci $0.00
82Tyler Paletz $0.00
83Chris Koppy $0.00
88Bryan Truszkowski $0.00
92Ryan Miller $0.00
WDBrandon Smith $0.00
       

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