Ben Silverman birdies 1st extra hole to win playoff over Keegan Tyers
Kyle O'Neill of Chicago tied for third with Will Coleman from Kensington, MD
Friday, April 11, 2014

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Ben Silverman made a four-foot birdie putt during a driving rainstorm Friday to win a Golfslinger.com Tour playoff between two Toronto area golfers on the Estate course at PGA National. Moments earlier, Keegan Tyers missed a six footer at the par-4 first hole. They had tied at five under par 67.

It was the 22nd victory since September, 2010, for Silverman, of suburban Thornhill, Ontario. He received $855 from the $5,975 purse, raising his career Golfslinger earnings to $91,489. Tyers, of Toronto, has made $2,460 since joining the tour in January, 2013, including $600 Friday. He scored his only victory March 24 at West Palm Beach GC.

In regulation, Silverman birdied and Tyers bogeyed at the first hole. Overall, each made seven birdies and two bogeys.

Kyle O'Neill of Chicago tied for third with Will Coleman from Kensington, MD. Seven players tied for 5th placed at 3-under par 69.

Golfslinger returns to the Estate course Monday. The tour’s second 2014 “major” is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday at Abacoa GC. With a field of at least 55 players, the winner is guaranteed $10,000.

PGA Estates Shootout

40% Payout. PGA Estates is located 7 miles west of I-95 on Northlake Blvd in Bay Hill Estates

Event Details

Start: 4/11/2014
Rounds: 1

Players: 57
Entry: $160
Purse: $5985.05

Event Photos


67 - Ben Silverman - $855* birdied first playoff hole

PGA National - Estates
8581 Marlamoor Ln
West Palm Beach, FL  33412
www.pga-resorts.com

(561) 627-1614

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Tournament Results

Score Player Amount
67Ben Silverman1$855.00
67Keegan Tyers 2$600.00
68Kyle O'NeillT3$500.00
68Will ColemanT3$500.00
69Eric ColeT5$297.15
69Dan McCarthyT5$297.15
69Chris ScialoT5$297.15
69Kenny Hess T5$297.15
69Eric StegerT5$297.15
69Brendan BarrackT5$297.15
69Tim LambT5$297.15
70Justin Bryant 12$220.00
71Zack Shriver T13$170.00
71Marc IsslerT13$170.00
71Marty StanovichT13$170.00
71Sunny KimT13$170.00
72Anthony KueyT17$100.00
72Matthew CeravoloT17$100.00
72Matt DodsonT17$100.00
73Jake FrancisT20$50.00
73Mike KartrudeT20$50.00
73Louis-Pierre GodinT20$50.00
73Jesse SpeirsT20$50.00
73Nathan DavisT20$50.00
74Brandon Smith $0.00
74Sam Boyd $0.00
74Nick Barrett (a) $0.00
74Chang Guo Charlie Chang $0.00
74Carl McCauley $0.00
74Christian Westhorpe $0.00
75Bobby Bode $0.00
75David M. Smith $0.00
75Dustin Wallis $0.00
75Andy Golden $0.00
76Jon McLean $0.00
76Jay Woodward (a) $0.00
76T.J. Malman (a) $0.00
77Jean-Michel Pare (a) $0.00
77Gordon Parker $0.00
77Rolando Marrero $0.00
78Michael Mercier (a) $0.00
78Wayne De Haas $0.00
78Nick Marcoaldi $0.00
78Tyler Kitson $0.00
79Nicolo Ragazzi $0.00
79Patrick D'Anthony $0.00
80Matt Hancock $0.00
81Michael Slayton $0.00
81Gus Abbruzzese $0.00
81T.J. Patel $0.00
86Henry Wesson $0.00
88Nick Symonds $0.00
88Andrew Horrocks $0.00
97Mustapha Assorhani $0.00
NCChris Damiano $0.00
NCMartin Vikstrom $0.00
WDWilliam Pugliese $0.00
       

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