PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach birdied the second extra hole Friday for his 22nd victory in eight years on the Golfslinger.com Tour, his second this week.
Smith outlasted Sunny Kim of Palm Beach Gardens after they tied at six under par 66 on the Estate course at PGA National. Smith also shot 66 on the nearby Fazio course to win Tuesday.
Neither made a bogey here, each scoring six birdies. On the first extra hole, the par-4 first, Smith birdied from seven feet, Kim from five. Both also birdied the opening hole of regulation. On the second, Smith hit his approach to within two feet and birdied for the win. He earned $775, Kim $625, from the $4,050 purse.
The first tournament of the month and 106th of the year drew 26 entries. Three events are scheduled next week: Monday, TPC Eagle Trace; Wednesday, West Palm Beach GC; and Thursday, Atlantis CC.
There was $90 in the skins pot with 5 skins out worth $18 each
4- Brandon Smith
5- Justin Peters (Eagle)
9,13- Olin Browne, Jr
15- Sunny Kim
|66||Brandon Smith||1||$775.00||West Palm Beach, FL|
|66||Sunny Kim||2||$625.00||Queens, NY|
|67||Justin Dorward||3||$550.00||Port St. Lucie, FL|
|68||Olin Browne Jr.||T4||$441.67||Hobe Sound, FL|
|68||Eric Beringer||T4||$441.67||Philadelphia, PA|
|68||Mike Kartrude||T4||$441.67||Royal Palm Beach, FL|
|69||Bob Friend||7||$275.00||Pittsburgh, PA|
|70||Mike Mckillips (a)||T8||$140.00|
|70||Justin Peters||T8||$140.00||Stuart, FL|
|70||Kirk Hanefeld||T8||$140.00||Acton, MA|
|71||Richard Terga||11||$80.00||Palm Beach Gardens|
|72||Chris Scialo||$0.00||New City, NY|
|72||Michael Midgette||$0.00||Plainview, NY|
|74||Carl McCauley||$0.00||Parkland, FL|
|74||Josh Camitta||$0.00||Millburn, NJ|
|75||Megan McChrystal||$0.00||Stuart, FL|
|76||Brandon Hemming (a)||$0.00||Circleville, OH|
|76||Clint Keown (a)||$0.00||Evansville, IN|
|77||Hiroki Ban (a)||$0.00||West Palm Beach|
|77||Dustin Wallis||$0.00||Noble, OK|
|80||John Uram||$0.00||Naples, FL|
|81||John Gerber||$0.00||Bluffton, SC|
|81||Matt Dodson||$0.00||Bradenton, FL|
|NC||Ryan Miller||$0.00||Charlotte, NC|