WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando rallied past Marc Turnesa of Rockville Centre, N.Y., for a one-stroke victory Thursday in a Golfslinger.com Tour event at Breakers Rees Jones.
Cole edged Turnesa 65-66 with an eagle at the par-5 10th hole and three birdies on the next four holes, then a final birdie at the 18th. Earlier in the day, Turnesa made six birdies on the back nine, four in a row, but bogeyed the 18th.
It was Cole’s 13th Golfslinger victory since August, 2009. He received $800 from the $3,700 purse, raising his career earnings to $33,354. Turnesa, who beat Matt Kucher by one shot to win the 2008 PGA TOUR Shriners Hospital Open, has made only five starts on the Golfslinger Tour, two this summer, three in 2006 when he won once. Second among 25 starters here, he collected $600.
Golfslinger’s 12th tournament of the month and 82nd this year drew 25 starters. Scott Turner of Palm City, who won the last three tournaments, withdrew Thursday before play started.
Two tournaments are scheduled next week, Tuesday at Indian Spring CC-East and Thursday at Fountains CC-West.
There was $120 in the skins pot with 6 skins out worth $20 each.
4- Brett McCurdy, Jr
6,8- Greg O'Mahony
10- Eric Cole (Eagle)
13,17- Marc Turnesa
|65||Eric Cole||1||$800.00||Orlando, FL|
|66||Marc Turnesa||2||$600.00||Rockville Centre, NY|
|68||Greg O'Mahony||3||$550.00||Tequesta, FL|
|69||Tim Cantwell||T4||$462.50||Palm Beach Gardens, FL|
|71||Olin Browne Jr||T6||$187.50||Hobe Sound, FL|
|71||Federico Celano||T6||$187.50||Milan, Italy|
|71||Brett McCurdy Jr||T6||$187.50||West Palm Beach, Florida|
|71||Justin Bryant||T6||$187.50||St. Louis, MO|
|72||Carl McCauley||T10||$25.00||Parkland, FL|
|72||Ryan Armour||T10||$25.00||Jupiter, FL|
|72||Jordan Holley||T10||$25.00||Greensboro, NC|
|73||Jimmy Lytle||T13||$0.00||Ocean Ridge, FL|
|73||Matt Hilton||T13||$0.00||Muskego, WI|
|74||Matthew Ceravolo||T16||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens, FL|
|77||Geoff Lee||T18||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens|
|77||Brandon Smith||T18||$0.00||West Palm Beach, FL|
|80||Jason Trout||20||$0.00||Baltimore, MD|
|84||Rio Milord||T21||$0.00||Delray Beach, FL|
|85||Zach Lents||23||$0.00||Boca Raton, FL|
|NC||Oscar Zapata||T24||$0.00||Caracas, Venezuela|
|NC||Jeff Wattles||T24||$0.00||Tequesta, FL|