Double Eagle propels Olin Browne to first Professional Victory
Ben Hartman, Jacob Korb, and Pierre-Henri Soero shoot 66 and tie for second, two shots behind Browne
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Olin Browne Jr. of Tequesta scored his first victory as a professional golfer Tuesday with an eight under par 64 in a Fuzion-Minor League Golf Tour event on the Estate course at PGA National.

Browne made a double eagle, an eagle, four birdies and a bogey. He holed a 4-iron second shot at the short, par-5 fifth hole, eagled the par-5 18th, birdied Nos. 4, 7, 15 and 17 and bogeyed the par-4 second hole.  It was the third double eagle in MLGT history.  Roy Wegerle made one on this hole back on February 17, 2006 and Steve LeBrun double eagled the 17th hole at Abacoa Golf Club on July 29th, 2008 during the second round of a three day event that he won by a tour record 11 shots.

It was Browne’s ninth MLGT start, his third since turning pro in June. His 23rd birthday was last Saturday (July 9) and celebrated with a check for $775 from the $3,855 purse.

Olin Browne Sr. won four times on the Nationwide Tour and had three PGA Tour wins before turning 50 two years ago and joining the Champions Tour. He was an assistant captain for the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 2010.

Ben Hartman, Jacob Korb, and Pierre-Henri Soero shot 66 to tie for second, two shots behind Browne

The MLGT’s 70th tournament of the year drew 32 entries. The next event on the schedule is on Thursday at nearby Ironhorse CC.

Brandon Smith won the whole skins pot ($190) with a birdie on the par-4 eleventh hole.

PGA Estates Summer Shootout

This event was moved from the Champ to the Estates due to poor conditions on the Champ course

Event Details

Start: 7/12/2011
Rounds: 1

Players: 32
Entry: $170
Purse: $3855

Event Photos


64 - Olin Browne - $775* first professional win

PGA National - Estates
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West Palm Beach, FL  33412
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Tournament Results

Score Player Amount
64Olin Browne Jr1$775.00
66Jacob KorbT2$460.00
66Ben HartmanT2$460.00
66Pierre-Henri SoeroT2$460.00
67Terry BurkeT5$226.00
67Brenton FlynnT5$226.00
67Tim TurpenT5$226.00
67Brandon SmithT5$226.00
67Bobby CollinsT5$226.00
68Derrick BohannonT10$110.00
68Jimmy LytleT10$110.00
69Mike Adamson12$80.00
70Will ColemanT13$67.50
70Devin KayT13$67.50
70Mike SternT13$67.50
70Sal SpalloneT13$67.50
71Andy GoldenT17$0.00
71Chris PeddicordT17$0.00
71Chris DamianoT17$0.00
72Kyle WillmannT20$0.00
72Alexis ThompsonT20$0.00
73Scott Turner (a)22$0.00
74AJ GerlachT23$0.00
74Matt HungermanT23$0.00
74Wayne De HaasT23$0.00
74Jared FishmanT23$0.00
75Paul Gagliardi27$0.00
76Erik Asp28$0.00
77Marshall PickettT29$0.00
77Jon DavisT29$0.00
79Gonzalo Granda31$0.00
85Adam Murchison 32$0.00
       

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