Brad Gehl outlasts Sunny Kim in a playoff after tying at 11-under par 133 at PGA National
Gehl also won Qualifying School Contest #4 and $4,500 to put towards his Q-School entry fee
Thursday, August 9, 2018

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Brad Gehl of Carmel, IN, won the first playoff hole with a par Thursday for his fifth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. With a bogey-free final round of 66 on the Palmer course at PGA National, Gehl caught first round leader Sunny Kim of Queens, NY, at 11 under par 133.

After Kim hit his drive left and out of bounds at the first extra hole, Gehl chipped to about two and a half feet after missing the green on his approach, then sank the par putt for the win.

Gehl scored 67-66 with an eagle, 11 birdies and two bogeys. He received $2,000 from the $11,160 purse, $433 from an optional bonus pool and $4,500 toward his Q-school entry fee later this year from winning Qualifying School Contest #3 for a total of $6,933.

Brad Gehl

Kim collected $1,500 from the main purse, raising his career earnings to $225,456. He scored 66-67 with an eagle, 15 birdies and six bogeys in 36 holes. Kim has 53 wins since joining the MLGT in October, 2006.

Kevin Jorden won the 2nd Day Shootout worth $214 with a score of 68.

A big thank you to PGA National for hosting and Joey D Golf and ClubCraft for sponsoring the Qualifying School Contest.


Qualifying School Contest #1 winner Sunny Kim fires 66 to lead after day 1 at PGA National
Andreas Halvorsen Berg and Brad Gehl are tied for the lead of Qualifying School Contest #4 at 67

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Sunny Kim from Queens, NY made 8 birdies on the Palmer course at PGA National enroute to an opening round of 6-under par 66. His round included 3 birdies in a row on 7, 8, and 9 for a front nine of 31.

Andreas Halvorsen Berg from Larvik, Norway and Brad Gehl from Carmel, IN are tied for 2nd at 67 but tied for the lead in Qualifying School Contest #4. Five players are tied for 3rd in the contest at 68.

29 of the 40 players chose to enter the optional Qualifying School Contest presented by Joey D golf and ClubCraft. The entry fee was $200 and the low score after 36 holes will earn $4,500 towards the Q-School entry fee of their choice. Second place in the contest will earn $1,300 towards their Q-School entry fee.

There were 3 skins out on day 1 worth $146.68 each. Click on any of the $ links under the skins/total column to view the skins results.

Joey D/Clubcraft Stretching Zone

PGA National Palmer 2-Day

40% of field earns a check. Open to all players, you do not have to be in the Qualifying School Contest to play. Optional $200 Qualifying School contest where the low 2-Day total score wins $4,500 towards a Qualifying School entry of their choice!

Event Details

Start: 8/8/2018
Rounds: 2

Players: 40
Entry: $390
Purse: $11160

Event Photos
Day 2 Pictures

133 - Brad Gehl (67-66) - $2,000 *Won Qualifying School Contest #4

PGA National - Palmer
400 Ave of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL  33418
www.pgaresort.com

(800) 633-9150

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
(133)  67 66 Brad Gehl 1 $2,000.00$2,433.00
(133)  66 67 Sunny Kim 2 $1,500.00$1,500.00
(135)  68 67 Hernan Borja 3 $1,200.00$1,567.00
(136)  67 69 Andreas Halvorsen Berg T4 $1,050.00$1,050.00
(136)  68 68 Felipe Velazquez T4 $1,050.00$1,050.00
(138)  68 70 Horacio Leon T6 $750.00$750.00
(138)  70 68 Bryden Macpherson T6 $750.00$1,050.00
(140)  68 72 Dominick Vennari T8 $500.00$500.00
(140)  70 70 Brant Peaper T8 $500.00$733.00
(140)  71 69 Jordan ElsenT8 $500.00$500.00
(141)  71 70 Justin Hicks T11 $260.00$349.00
(141)  72 69 Justin MartinsonT11 $260.00$569.00
(141)  72 69 Chris WiatrT11 $260.00$349.00
(141)  72 69 Nicolas CaveroT11 $260.00$260.00
(142)  71 71 Landon Michelson T15 $80.00$226.68
(142)  71 71 Yohann BensonT15 $80.00$300.00
(142)  73 69 Willy PumarolT15 $80.00$80.00
(142)  73 69 Jamie SindelarT15 $80.00$80.00
(143)  71 72 Marc Mazza $0.00$0.00
(143)  75 68 Kevin Jorden $0.00$0.00
(144)  72 72 Justin Peters $0.00$0.00
(145)  68 77 David Sanders $0.00$146.68
(145)  68 77 James Vargas $0.00$0.00
(145)  70 75 Blake Morris $0.00$0.00
(145)  74 71 James Smith $0.00$0.00
(146)  73 73 Jacob Eggers $0.00$0.00
(146)  75 71 Jimmy Lytle $0.00$0.00
(148)  70 78 Florian Kolberg $0.00$0.00
(148)  73 75 Alejandro Garmendia $0.00$0.00
(148)  73 75 Kris Wilcoxon $0.00$0.00
(149)  73 76 Anthony Alex $0.00$146.68
(149)  75 74 Ryan Celano (a) $0.00$0.00
(150)  73 77 Tyler Joiner $0.00$0.00
(150)  74 76 Zach Kean $0.00$0.00
(151)  74 77 Claudio Correa $0.00$0.00
(151)  76 75 Chase Koepka $0.00$0.00
(154)  75 79 Ryan Lacey $0.00$0.00
(154)  78 76 Ryan Fowler $0.00$0.00
(155)  74 81 Jeff Cohen $0.00$0.00
(158)  82 76 Evan Hall $0.00$0.00
       

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