PALM CITY, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando fired a six under par 65 Thursday on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club to claim his eighth victory on the Golfslinger.com Tour. The son of former touring pros Bobby Cole and Laura Baugh, Eric, 24, received $900 from the $4,860 purse. He’s earned $23,928 since joining Golfslinger in August, 2009.
Cole twice made three birdies in a row, 7-9 and 15-17. He also birdied the second and 13th holes and bogeyed the third and 11th.
Five players tied for second place at 4-under par 67, Sal Spallone of Vero Beach, Devin Kay of Potomac, MD, Ryan Armour of Jupiter, FL, Jimmy Hazen of Miller Place, NY and Wendesday's winner Greg O'Mahony from Tequesta. Each player earned $550.
There were 36 entries in Golfslinger’s 41st tournament of the year. The Tour plays its second “major championship” of the year Tuesday and Wednesday at Abacoa Golf Club in Jupiter with a $10,000 first place check for the winner.
There was $180 in the skins pot with 3 skins out worth $60 each.
8- David Guy(Eagle) 15- Eric Cole 17- Jimmy Hazen(Eagle)
|65||Eric Cole||1||$900.00||Orlando, FL|
|67||Ryan Armour||T2||$550.00||Akron, Ohio|
|67||Sal Spallone||T2||$550.00||Vero Beach|
|67||Devin Kay||T2||$550.00||Potomac, MD|
|67||Jimmy Hazen||T2||$550.00||Miller Place, NY|
|67||Greg O'Mahony||T2||$550.00||Tequesta, FL|
|68||Andrew Giuliani||T7||$325.00||New York|
|69||Dan McCarthy||T9||$195.00||Syracuse, NY|
|69||David Schuster||T9||$195.00||New York, NY|
|70||Sunny Kim||T11||$56.67||Queens, NY|
|70||David Guy||T11||$56.67||Flagler Beach, FL|
|70||Greg Duncan||T11||$56.67||Edinburgh, Scotland|
|71||Jimmy Lytle||T14||$0.00||Ocean Ridge, FL|
|71||Tim Turpen||T14||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens|
|72||Scott Hawley||T16||$0.00||Shrewsbury, MA|
|72||Justin Peters||T16||$0.00||Stuart, FL|
|72||Stephen Grant||T16||$0.00||Birr, Ireland|
|72||Will Coleman||T16||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens, FL|
|73||Justin Bryant||T20||$0.00||St. Louis, MO|
|73||Megan McChrystal||T20||$0.00||Stuart, FL|
|73||Jesse Larson||T20||$0.00||Mendon, VT|
|73||Sandro Piaget||T20||$0.00||Jupiter, FL|
|73||Brandon Smith (a)||T20||$0.00||West Palm Beach, FL|
|74||Jerry Tucker||T26||$0.00||Carbondale, IL|
|74||Chad Bouchard||T26||$0.00||Fitchburg, MA|
|76||Nick Martin||T29||$0.00||Winnetka, IL|
|76||Mark Baldwin||T29||$0.00||Laconia, NH|
|76||Joe Frustaci||T29||$0.00||Canton, Ohio|
|77||Whit Staples||T32||$0.00||Haymarket, VA|
|77||Josh Camitta||T32||$0.00||Millburn, NJ|
|78||Michael Capolongo||34||$0.00||White Plains, NY|
|81||Matt Page||T35||$0.00||The Woodlands, TX|
|81||William Pugliese||T35||$0.00||Utterson, Ontario|