LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando birdied the second playoff hole Friday to earn his ninth victory on the Golfslinger.com Tour. Cole, Michael Kartrude of Royal Palm Beach and Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ontatio, had tied at four under par 68 at The Falls Country Club. They halved the first hole with birdie-4s, then Cole was the only one to birdie the par-4 second. In regulation, Cole and Silverman each made five birdies and a bogey, Kartrude six birdies and two bogeys.
Cole receicved $725 from the $3,525 purse, raising his career earnings to $27,280.21 since he joined Golfslinger in August, 2009. Kartrude and Silverman collected $575 apiece.
The 48th Golfslinger tournament of the year drew 22 entries. Next on the schedule: Monday, Fountains CC, Lake Worth; Wednesday, TPC Eagle Trace, Coral Springs; and Friday, West Palm Beach GC.
There was $130 in the skins pot with 4 skins out worth $32.50 each.
5- Ryan Armour 7- Bill Levy 12- Eric Cole 16- Tommy Schaff
|68||Eric Cole||1||$725.00||Orlando, FL|
|68||Mike Kartrude||T2||$575.00||Royal Palm Beach, FL|
|68||Ben Silverman||T2||$575.00||Thornhill, Ontario|
|69||Jon McLean||T4||$400.00||Weston, FL|
|69||Jake Katz||T4||$400.00||Buffalo, NY|
|69||Alan Morin||T4||$400.00||San Diego, CA|
|70||Kirk Hanefeld||7||$200.00||Acton, MA|
|71||Tommy Schaff||8||$150.00||Savannah, GA|
|72||Jimmy Lytle||T9||$50.00||Ocean Ridge, FL|
|72||Ryan Armour||T9||$50.00||Jupiter, FL|
|73||Sal Spallone||11||$0.00||Vero Beach|
|74||Scott Turner (a)||T12||$0.00||Palm City, FL|
|74||Bill Levy||T12||$0.00||St. Clair Shores, MI|
|75||Greg Kopf||14||$0.00||Dallas, TX|
|78||Chris Swartz (a)||T16||$0.00||Miami, FL|
|78||Alexander Bastidas||T16||$0.00||Lake Worth|
|78||Zachary Close (a)||T16||$0.00||Boca Raton|
|79||Jordan Holley||T19||$0.00||Greensboro, NC|
|82||Josh Camitta||T21||$0.00||Millburn, NJ|
|82||Brandon Hemming (a)||T21||$0.00||Circleville, OH|