Justin Hicks fires a final round 65 to go with 69 for a one shot win at Jupiter Country Club
Hicks also won Qualifying School Contest #5 and $4,500 to put towards his Q-School entry fee
Thursday, September 13, 2018

JUPITER, Fla. – Justin Hicks of Wellington, FL shot the low round of the tournament Thursday enroute to winning for the 41st time on the Minor League Golf Tour. A seven under par 65 at Jupiter Country Club enabled Hicks to vault into the lead at 134 and win by one stroke.

Hicks, 43, who won twice on the Nationwide Tour a decade ago, eagled the par-5 fourth hole and birdied Nos. 5, 9, 12, 14 and 17. On Wednesday, he made six birdies but bogeyed three of the last five. He earned $2,000 from the $11,470 purse and an additional $4,500 toward his entry into qualifying school later this year.

Qualifying School Contest #5

John Gerber of Bluffton, SC, and Nicolas Cavero of Valencia, Venezuela, the first round co-leaders, tied for second among 40 starters by matching scores of 67-68—135. In 36 holes, Gerber carded 12 birdies and three bogeys, Cavero an eagle, 10 birdies and three bogeys. They received $1,350 apiece from the main purse and $50 each from Q-school contest No. 5 presented by Joey D Golf and ClubCraft.

Eric Beringer won the 2nd Day Shootout worth $232 with a score of 67.

In the opening round Wednesday of the MLGT’s 90th tournament this year, Dominick Vennari of Baltimore, MD, made a rare double eagle at the 552-yard, par-5 16th hole. Following his tee shot, Vennari holed a 2-iron from 261 yards for a deuce enroute to a 69. He added 71 for 140 to finish tied for 10th.

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


Nicolas Cavero and John Gerber are tied for the lead at 5-under par 67
Dominick Vennari made a double eagle 2 on the par-5 16th hole

 

JUPITER, Fla. - Nicolas Cavero from Valencia, Venezuela and John Gerber from Bluffton, SC are tied for the lead at 5-under par 67 after the first round at Jupiter Country Club. Gerber overcame one bogey with 6 birdies and Cavero two bogeys with five birdies and an eagle on the par-5 16th hole.

Dominick Vennari made a double eagle 2 on the par-5 16th hole. He holed out with a 2-iron from 261 yards!

23 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 $100 towards their Q-School entry fee.

There were 7 skins out on day 1 worth $54.30 each. Click on any of the $ links under the skins/total column to view the skins results.

Jupiter CC 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: 9/12/2018
Rounds: 2

Players: 40
Entry: $390
Purse: $11470

Event Photos
Day 2 Pictures

134 - Justin Hicks (69-65) - $2,000 *Won Qualifying School Contest #5

Jupiter Country Club
126 Rosalia Court
Jupiter, FL  33478
www.jupitercountryclub.com

(561) 746-3950

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
(134)  69 65 Justin Hicks1 $2,000.00$2,000.00
(135)  67 68 John Gerber T2 $1,350.00$1,805.00
(135)  67 68 Nicolas Cavero T2 $1,350.00$1,350.00
(136)  70 66 Luke Graboyes 4 $1,100.00$1,100.00
(137)  68 69 Steve LeBrun 5 $1,000.00$1,748.00
(138)  70 68 Ryan GildersleeveT6 $800.00$800.00
(138)  71 67 Jordan Elsen T6 $800.00$800.00
(139)  71 68 Nick LatimerT8 $600.00$880.00
(139)  73 66 Alexandre De Gunzburg T8 $600.00$600.00
(140)  69 71 Dominick VennariT10 $310.00$310.00
(140)  69 71 Blake MorrisT10 $310.00$410.00
(140)  71 69 Jamie SindelarT10 $310.00$410.00
(140)  72 68 David Sanders T10 $310.00$464.30
(140)  74 66 Michael GraboyesT10 $310.00$310.00
(141)  71 70 Nicklaus KennedyT15 $80.00$134.30
(141)  72 69 Gavin HallT15 $80.00$80.00
(141)  73 68 Brant PeaperT15 $80.00$80.00
(141)  74 67 Eric BeringerT15 $80.00$134.30
(142)  70 72 Kris Wilcoxon $0.00$0.00
(143)  71 72 Mike Miller $0.00$0.00
(143)  71 72 Matt Harris $0.00$0.00
(143)  71 72 Matt Holuta $0.00$0.00
(143)  73 70 Olin Browne Jr $0.00$0.00
(144)  69 75 Will Coleman $0.00$108.60
(144)  70 74 Phillip Yribarren $0.00$0.00
(145)  72 73 Alexander Phibbs $0.00$0.00
(145)  74 71 Josh Hart $0.00$0.00
(145)  76 69 Brian Fister $0.00$0.00
(147)  72 75 Jhared Hack $0.00$0.00
(147)  72 75 Ryan Fowler $0.00$0.00
(147)  74 73 Davey Jude $0.00$54.30
(149)  75 74 Doug Smith $0.00$0.00
(149)  80 69 Marc Mazza $0.00$0.00
(150)  75 75 Fraser Moore $0.00$0.00
(151)  74 77 Rafael Guerrero $0.00$0.00
(152)  75 77 Jason Trout $0.00$54.30
(154)  79 75 Josh Krumholz (a) $0.00$0.00
(159)  84 75 Evan Thornton $0.00$0.00
79 Michael Chipolone $0.00$0.00
       

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