PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, birdied the first playoff hole Monday to earn his career record 49th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.
Playing the Estate course at PGA National, LeBrun outlasted Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, and Kevin Jorden, an amateur from nearby Juno Beach, after they tied at three under par 69.
All three were on the green in regulation at the par-4 first hole. After Jorden missed his birdie attempt from 40 feet and McCarthy from 18 feet, LeBrun made his 15 footer for the win, his first since September 21st at Jacaranda's West Course in Plantation, FL.
LeBrun received $675 from the $2,925, boosting his career earnings to $132,205 since August, 2007. He has played the PGA and Web.com Tours in recent years. McCarthy and Jorden, tied for second among 23 starters in the MLGT’s 100th tournament of the year. They received $500 apiece. In regulation, LeBrun and McCarthy had five birdies and two bogeys, Jorden six birdies and three bogeys. McCarthy has 37 MLGT wins, Jorden one.
Two more 18-hole events are scheduled this week, Wednesday at Hammock Creek GC and Thursday at Fountains CC-South course.
|69||Steve LeBrun||1||$675.00||West Palm Beach, FL|
|69||Dan McCarthy||T2||$500.00||Syracuse, NY|
|69||Kevin Jorden||T2||$500.00||Juno Beach, FL|
|70||Brandon Smith||T4||$300.00||West Palm Beach, FL|
|70||Ben Silverman||T4||$300.00||Thornhill, Ontario|
|71||Matthew Ceravolo||T6||$175.00||Palm Beach Gardens, FL|
|71||Evan DeLuca||T6||$175.00||Trumbull, CT|
|72||Carl McCauley||8||$125.00||Parkland, FL|
|73||Alvin Okada||T9||$43.75||Waianae, HI|
|73||Kristian Perry (a)||T9||$43.75||Delray Beach|
|73||Stephen Grant||T9||$43.75||Birr, Ireland|
|73||Nathan Davis||T9||$43.75||Taunton, MA|
|74||David M. Smith||$0.00||Ruston, LA|
|74||Andrew Park||$0.00||Seoul, South Korea|
|75||James Braunsberg||$0.00||Plymouth Meeting, PA|
|76||Rasmey Kong (a)||$0.00||North Haven, CT|
|76||Joshua Rackley||$0.00||Wilmington, NC|
|76||Brandon Kearney||$0.00||Archbald, PA|
|78||T.J. Patel||$0.00||Port St. Lucie, FL|
|82||Gus Abbruzzese||$0.00||Loudonville, NY|
|NC*||Nick Marcoaldi||$0.00||Holliston, MA|
|WDI*||Gregory Esquilino (a)||$0.00||Miramar, FL|