PALM CITY, Fla. – Patrick Steffes of Milwaukee, Wis., scored his first Golfslinger.com Tour victory Friday with a six under par 66 on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club.
Steffes made birdies at Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6, 13 and 17 and did not have a bogey, winning by two shots and receiving $1,000 from the $4,128 purse.
He has career earnings of $3,338 in 13 Golfslinger starts during January and February the last two years.
Justin Bryant of St. Louis, MO shot 68 to tie for second place with Stephen Grant of Birr, Ireland. There were 32 starters.
Earlier this month, Steffes won four matches in three days in advancing to the semifinals of the PGA Match Play Championship at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, then lost to Ed Whitman of Blairstown, N.J., 1-up.
The Golfslinger Tour has two tournaments next week, an 18-hole event Monday at nearby Hammock Creek Golf Club and the first “major” of the season, in which the winner will receive $10,000, Thursday and Friday at the Champions Club at Summerfield in Stuart.
There was $160 in the skins pot with 1 skin out.
15- Yoshio Yamamoto
|68||Stephen Grant||T2||$512.50||Birr, Ireland|
|68||Justin Bryant||T2||$512.50||St. Louis, MO|
|69||Yoshio Yamamoto||T4||$303.75||Guadalajara, Mexico|
|69||Dan McCarthy||T4||$303.75||Syracuse, NY|
|69||Jimmy Lytle||T4||$303.75||Ocean Ridge, FL|
|69||Sal Spallone||T4||$303.75||Vero Beach|
|70||Ryan Armour||T8||$150.00||Jupiter, FL|
|70||Daniel Obremski||T8||$150.00||Pittsburgh, PA|
|71||Chad Gates||T11||$73.00||Palm City, FL|
|71||Sandro Piaget||T11||$73.00||Jupiter, FL|
|71||Jimmy Hazen||T11||$73.00||Miller Place, NY|
|71||Jonathan Orchin||T11||$73.00||Washington, DC|
|71||Bryden Macpherson||T11||$73.00||Melbourne, Australia|
|71||David Guy||T11||$73.00||Flagler Beach, FL|
|72||Marc Mazza||T17||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens, FL|
|72||Tim Turpen||T17||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens|
|72||Drew Perry||T17||$0.00||Charlotte, NC|
|73||Sunny Kim||T20||$0.00||Queens, NY|
|73||Jhared Hack||T20||$0.00||Orlando, FL|
|73||Carl McCauley||T20||$0.00||Parkland, FL|
|74||John Thompson||23||$0.00||Charlotte, NC|
|77||Keegan Tyers||28||$0.00||Toronto, Canada|
|79||Josh Grossman (a)||T29||$0.00|
|79||Nick Martin||T29||$0.00||Winnetka, IL|
|NC||Tatiana Kernen||32||$0.00||Gstaad, Switzerland|