Jimmy Lytle fires 67 to win his 56th MLGT title
Brian Fister 2nd with 68 followed by Trevor Sluman in 3rd with 69
Thursday, September 1, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Double record holder Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, birdied four consecutive holes on the inward nine Thursday enroute to a five under par 67 and his 56th victory, the most ever by anyone on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After three birdies and a bogey on the first 10 holes at the Palm Beach County owned Park Ridge Golf Course, Lytle, 30, birdied the 12th through the 15th holes, bogeyed the 16th and parred the last two to win by one. He collected $500 from the $1,980, raising his career earnings to $202,298, also an MLGT record.

Lytle joined the MLGT tour in July, 2006, and won twice before turning pro in August, 2008.

Brian Fister, 26, of Lexington, KY, second among 18 starters in the MLGT’s 75th tournament this year, earned $420 from the main purse and $232 from an optional bonus pool for a total of $652. He shot 68 with four birdies, two bogeys and an eagle at the par-5 12th hole, then parred the last six holes.

Trevor Sluman from Rochester, NY, making his professional debut, birdied the final 2 holes for a 3-under par 69 and a solo 3rd place finish.

The Minor League Golf Tour's final WEB.com Q-School Contest is just 11 days away. The contest is comprised of back to back 2-day events. The first half will be held at PGA National Fazio Course on 9/12-13 and the second half will be held at Seagate Country Club on 9/14-15. The Minor League Golf Tour is guaranteeing a full paid entry into 2016 Web.com Q-school for the low 4-day score of those players entered in the contest. If more than 25 players participate in the contest, the extra money will go towards the 2nd place finisher's (in the contest) 2016 Web.com Q-school entry. The first 2-day event entry is $390, the 2nd 2-day entry fee is $290, and the Web.com Q-School contest entry fee is $200. Both of the 2-day events will have prize pools and optional skins games and optional bonus pools.

If you've already signed up and paid for Q-School you CAN still play in the contest. If you win, the Minor League Golf Tour will reimburse you for your Q-School entry fee. If you don't go to Q-School this year you CAN STILL PLAY in the Q-School contest. If you win, the Minor League Golf Tour will pay your entry fee into next year's Q-School.

If you have any questions about the contest please call Tournament Director Scott Turner at (561)598-9630.

Palm Beach County Classic

50% of the field earns a check

Event Details

Start: 9/1/2016
Rounds: 1

Players: 18
Entry: $160
Purse: $1980

Event Photos


67 - Jimmy Lytle - $500

Park Ridge Golf Course
9191 Lantana Rd
Lake Worth , FL  33467
www.pbcgov.com/parks/sports/golf/parkridge/

(561) 966-7044

View Scorecard

Tournament Results

Score Player Amount Total
67 Jimmy Lytle 1 $500.00$500.00
68 Brian Fister 2 $420.00$652.00
69 Trevor Sluman 3 $320.00$470.00
70 Jamie Sindelar T4 $157.50$180.17
70 Mason Jacobs T4 $157.50$277.50
70 Greg O'MahonyT4 $157.50$180.17
70 Eric Cole T4 $157.50$300.17
71 Sunny Kim8 $70.00$70.00
72 David M. Smith9 $40.00$40.00
75 Philipp Muller $0.00$0.00
76 Jeff Cohen $0.00$0.00
76 Derron Peyton $0.00$0.00
76 Mike Tirado $0.00$0.00
78 Alexander Phibbs $0.00$0.00
79 David Torres (a) $0.00$0.00
87 Juan Ribero $0.00$0.00
17982 Zac Goodman $0.00$0.00
17982 Andrew Park $0.00$0.00
       

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