Zac Oakley birdies 3rd extra hole to win 3 player playoff
Oakley, Alexandre Ouellette and Alexis Thompson tied at 4-under par 68
Friday, March 25, 2011

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. – Zac Oakley of Palm City birdied the third playoff hole from three feet Friday at the Links at Madison Green to earn his fourth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour, his first this year.

After they tied at four under par 68, Oakley outlasted Alexis Thompson, the teenage sensation from Coral Springs who parred all three playoff holes, and Canadian Alexandre Ouellette, who bogeyed the first extra hole, missing par from four feet. Since 2008 the ladies on the MLGT play from 94% of the yardage played by the men.

In regulation, Oakley opened with 11 pars, then birdied four of the last seven; Thompson had five birdies and a bogey; and Ouellette made seven birdies and three bogeys. Thompson won on the MLGT Feb. 21. Ouellette is still looking for his first win. All three had three straight birdies, Thompson at 11, 12 and 13; Oakley 12, 13 and 14; and Ouellette 13, 14 and 15. Oakley and Ouellette also birdied No. 18.

The MLGT’s 32nd tournament of the year 40 players and paid a $4,720 purse, $950 of which went to Oakley.

Derrick Bohannon offically captured the $4,500 Q-School Contest 2 bonus by finishing just over $1,300 ahead of Nick Bova and Ben Silverman. Tim Turpen was fourth and Chris Damiano, who finished fifth in Q-School Contest 1, finished in the same position in this contest.

Next on the MLGT schedule: Monday at Binks Forest GC, followed by Tuesday at Abacoa GC and Thursday at President CC. The 3 single day events can also be played as a cumulative 3-Day event. A player must play all three one-day $190 events March 28, 29 & 31 to be eligible and 100% of $150 cumulative 3-Day entry will be placed into separate purse. The usual 50% of field MLGT payout will be based upon total of all three scores from the three 1-day events.

There was $220 in the skins pot with 5 skins out worth $44 each.

#4, #8 (Eagle) - Warren Jurkowitz
#6 - Tim Turpen
#11 - Brad Adamonis (Eagle)
#18 - Frank Dully (Eagle)

Event Details

Start: 3/25/2011
Rounds: 1

Players: 40
Entry: $190
Purse: $4720.02

Event Photos


68 - Zac Oakley - $950* birdied third playoff hole

Links At Madison Green
2001 Crestwood Blvd North
Royal Palm Beach, FL  33411
www.madisongreengolf.com

(561) 784-5225

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Tournament Results

Score Player Amount
68Zac Oakley1$950.00
68Alexandre OuelletteT2$512.50
68Alexis ThompsonT2$512.50
69Warren JurkowitzT4$308.75
69John StoltzT4$308.75
69Andrew FarrellT4$308.75
69Justin PetersT4$308.75
70Jimmy HazenT8$207.50
70Frank DullyT8$207.50
71Derrick BohannonT10$134.00
71Kirk HanefeldT10$134.00
71Jason ParajeckasT10$134.00
71Devin KayT10$134.00
71Matt HungermanT10$134.00
72Chris DeJohnT15$73.75
72Tim TurpenT15$73.75
72Marc MazzaT15$73.75
72Andrew StreatfeildT15$73.75
73Ben HartmanT19$43.34
73Brad AdamonisT19$43.34
73John VionT19$43.34
       

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