Brandon Smith wins the 2016 season opener with six under par 66
Carl McCauley and Charlie Harrison tie for 2nd with 68
Thursday, January 7, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, birdied four holes in a row and eight of the first twelve, Thursday, enroute to winning the opening tournament of the 13th season on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Smith fired a six under par 66 at Hammock Creek Golf Club, winning by two shots. He birdied Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11 and 12, and had a double bogey at the par-4 13th hole. It was Smith’s 30th MLGT victory, including two as an amateur. He turned pro in January, 2010. Smith collected $800 from the $3,870 purse, raising his career earnings to $98,442.25.

Carl McCauley of Parkland, FL and Charlie Harrison of Atlanta, GA matched 68's, tied for second among 30 starters, each with five birdies and a bogey. Harrison birdied 4 of the last 5 holes. Joshua Eure of Jupiter, FL making his first MLGT start, eagled the par-5 second hole and tied for fourth at 69.

The MLGT has three 18-hole events next week: Monday, TPC at Eagle Trace, Coral Springs; Tuesday, Fountains CC-North, Lake Worth; and Thursday, Martin Downs CC, Palm City.

2016 Kickoff at Hammock Creek

Payout 50%. 7119 Yards. Par 72

Event Details

Start: 1/7/2016
Rounds: 1

Players: 30
Entry: $200
Purse: $3870.02

Event Photos


66 - Brandon Smith - $800

Hammock Creek Golf Club
2400 SW Golden Bear Way
Palm City, FL  34990
www.hammockcreekgolfclub.com

(772) 220-2599

View Scorecard

Tournament Results

Score Player Amount Total
66 Brandon Smith 1 $800.00$956.00
68 Carl McCauley T2 $550.00$550.00
68 Charlie HarrisonT2 $550.00$602.00
69 Joshua Eure T4 $350.00$350.00
69 Jeff Bronkema T4 $350.00$350.00
70 Mitchell Gregson 6 $240.00$292.00
71 Dan McCarthy7 $210.00$210.00
72 Justin Peters T8 $156.67$156.67
72 Brant PeaperT8 $156.67$156.67
72 Matt GallantT8 $156.67$156.67
74 Brent BarnhillT11 $80.00$80.00
74 Brian FisterT11 $80.00$80.00
74 Andrew HansenT11 $80.00$80.00
75 Jeremy WalshT14 $36.67$36.67
75 Jeff IvallT14 $36.67$36.67
75 Nick MarcoaldiT14 $36.67$36.67
76 Charlie Winegardner $0.00$0.00
77 Rasmey Kong (a) $0.00$0.00
77 Mateo F. Jimenez $0.00$0.00
77 Sunny Kim $0.00$0.00
78 Brendan Lemp $0.00$0.00
78 Trent Wallace (a) $0.00$0.00
79 Kenneth Willis (a) $0.00$0.00
79 Nicholas Capozzoli $0.00$0.00
80 Evan Cocke $0.00$0.00
81 Willy Deus $0.00$0.00
82 Gavin Hopewood (a) $0.00$0.00
82 Ian Thimble $0.00$0.00
85 Jeff Cohen $0.00$0.00
90 Mustapha Assorhani $0.00$0.00
       

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