Olin Browne Jr. fires 140 (70-70) to win by one over Nick Latimer at Wellington National GC
Olin Jr. also won Qualifying School Contest #2 and $4,500 to put towards his Q-School
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

WELLINGTON, Fla. – Olin Browne Jr. of Hobe Sound, FL, fired consecutive two under par 70's in Minor League Golf Tour play at Wellington National Golf Club, turning a share of the first round lead Monday into a big payday Tuesday.

The son of former U.S. Senior Open champion Olin Browne Sr., Olin Jr. received $1,600 from the $6,830 purse, another $445 from an optional bonus pool and $4,500 toward his Q-school entry fee later this year from winning Qualifying School Contest #2 for a total of $6,545.

It was Olin Jr’s seventh MLGT victory overall, his first since Jan. 8 on the Estate course at PGA National. He made five birdies each round, three bogeys Monday, a bogey and a double bogey Tuesday, at the par-5 sixth hole.

Qualifying School Contest #2

Josh Hart won the 2nd Day Shootout worth $232 with a score of 72.

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

The MLGT’s 45th tournament of the year drew 26 entries. Next on the schedule is an 18-hole event Thursday at Jupiter CC.


Andrew Gai and Olin Browne Jr. share the lead at 70 after Day 1
Olin Browne Jr. leads Qualifying School Contest #2 by one shot over three players at 71

 

WELLINGTON, Fla. - Andrew Gai from Westport, CT and Olin Browne Jr. from Hobe Sound, FL share the lead at 2-under par 70 after day 1 at Wellington National Golf Club. Both men went out in one over par 37 and came home in three under 33.

Three players are tied for 3rd at 71 including Justin Hicks, Nick Latimer and Kevin Phelan.

Nineteen of the twenty six players chose to enter the optional Qualifying School Contest. 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.

Wellington National 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: 4/30/2018
Rounds: 2

Players: 26
Entry: $390
Purse: $7440.01

Event Photos
Day 2 Pictures

140 - Olin Browne Jr. (70-70) - $1,600 *Won Qualifying School Contest

Wellington National Golf Club
400 Binks Forest Drive
Wellington, FL  33414
www.wellingtonnatinoalgolfclub.com

(561) 333-5731

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
(140)  70 70 Olin Browne Jr 1 $1,600.00$2,045.00
(141)  71 70 Nick Latimer 2 $1,200.00$1,532.00
(142)  71 71 Justin Hicks 3 $1,050.00$1,268.00
(144)  72 72 Sunny Kim T4 $850.00$896.68
(144)  74 70 Joey LaneT4 $850.00$1,095.04
(145)  70 75 Andrew Gai 6 $530.00$623.36
(147)  73 74 Marc Mazza 7 $400.00$493.36
(149)  73 76 Jamie Sindelar 8 $340.00$340.00
(150)  71 79 Kevin PhelanT9 $206.67$300.03
(150)  73 77 Anthony Gardner T9 $206.67$206.67
(150)  75 75 Brant Peaper T9 $206.67$206.67
(151)  78 73 Alejandro Garmendia $0.00$0.00
(151)  79 72 Josh Hart $0.00$0.00
(151)  80 71 Brian Fister $0.00$0.00
(154)  73 81 Kevin Jorden $0.00$93.36
(156)  79 77 Eric Beringer $0.00$0.00
(159)  83 76 Jesse Larson $0.00$0.00
(160)  75 85 Michael Chipolone $0.00$0.00
(161)  80 81 Alex Golland (a) $0.00$0.00
(161)  84 77 Jay Jay Howard (a) $0.00$0.00
(169)  86 83 Julius Oppenheimer (a) $0.00$0.00
(179)  94 85 Matthew Piescher $0.00$0.00
       

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