Justin Peters edges Tim Turpen by 1 shot
Peters leads Nationwide Bonus Contest but will not play next week
Thursday, June 14, 2012

JUPITER, Fla. – Justin Peters of Stuart edged Tim Turpen of West Palm Beach in a final round duel that went to the final hole Thursday in a Golfslinger.com Tour event at Abacoa Golf Club. Tied at 14 under par while walking up the 18th fairway, Peters missed the final green left and pitched to 12 feet. Turpen was short and right in two, pitched to 30 feet and his par putt was on line but just a couple of inches short. Then Peters made his par putt for the win, edging Turpen, 130 to 131.

It was Peters’ 33rd Golfslinger title, his first since a 36-hole tournament at Binks Forest in February. He scored a pair of 65s with four consecutive birdies each day, starting at No. 4 Wednesday and at the 10th hole Thursday. The opening round was highlighted by an eagle-3 at the 10th, seven birdies and two bogeys for 30-35. He had eight birdies and a bogey Thursday with splits of 34-31. Peters earned $2,000 from the $7,545 purse.

Turpen, second among 23 starters, was the first round leader with a bogey-free nine under par 63 on nines of 32-31. He added 35-33—68 Thursday with six birdies and two bogeys. Turpen received $1,200. He has 18 Golfslinger wins.

Even though Peters now leads the Nationwide Bonus Contest by 3 shots, he will not be playing the remainder of the contest. Justin will be playing the Monday Qualifier for the Nationwide Tour event in Kansas.

So at the half way point in the contest, Tim Turpen leads Sunny Kim (who shot -8 under par 64 on Thursday) by 1 and Derrick Bohannon by 4 with three rounds remaining.

Rank Player Round 3/6 Total
1 Justin Peters -7 -15
2 Tim Turpen -4 -12
3 Sunny Kim -8 -11
4 Derrick Bohannon -3 -8
5 Will Coleman +2 -4
T6 Hernan Rey -2 -3
T6 David M. Smith E -3
T6 Sal Spallone -2 -3
T9 Devin Kay -1 -2
T9 Matt Springer -1 -2
11 Michael Capolongo -2 +3

Event Details

Start: 6/13/2012
Rounds: 2

Players: 23
Entry: $440
Purse: $7545

Event Photos


130 - Justin Peters (65-65) - $2,000

Abacoa Golf Club
105 Barbados Drive
Jupiter, FL  33458
www.abacoagolfclub.com

(561) 622-0036

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Tournament Results

Score Player Amount
130 (65-65)Justin Peters1$2,000.00
131 (63-68)Tim Turpen2$1,200.00
135 (71-64)Sunny Kim3$1,000.00
137 (66-71)Matt HungermanT4$725.00
137 (68-69)Greg ForestT4$725.00
138 (69-69)Derrick Bohannon6$500.00
139 (69-70)Hernan Rey7$400.00
140 (66-74)Will ColemanT8$250.00
140 (68-72)David M. SmithT8$250.00
141 (70-71)Matt Springer10$180.00
142 (71-71)Devin Kay11$165.00
143 (72-71)Dustin WallisT12$50.00
143 (72-71)Jude EustaquioT12$50.00
143 (73-70)Sal SpalloneT12$50.00
144 (68-76)Jason Trout T15$0.00
144 (68-76)Jeff IvallT15$0.00
144 (71-73)Marc MazzaT15$0.00
144 (71-73)Stephen DerminioT15$0.00
144 (74-70)Ben HartmanT15$0.00
147 (77-70)Michael Capolongo20$0.00
148 (73-75)Wayne De Haas21$0.00
151 (73-78)Gregory Della-Pietra22$0.00
161 (83-78)David Sterrett23$0.00
       

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