PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando birdied the last two holes Monday to pull away for his 16th victory on the Golfslinger.com Tour. Cole fired a six under par 66 on the Estate course at PGA National to beat Mike Kartrude of Royal Palm Beach by two shots.
Cole made only one bogey, at the par-3 10th hole, and birdied Nos. 2, 5, 8, 9, 11, 17 and 18. He received $830 from the $4,402 purse, raising his career earnings to $51,629 since August, 2009. Kartrude was second with 68 on three birdies and a bogey on each nine, collecting $625.
Golfslinger’s 39th tournament of the year drew 31 entries. Canadians Ben Silverman and Keegan Tyers did not play. Silverman beat Tyers on the first extra hole after they tied at 67 in a similar event at the same venue last Friday.
Golfslinger has its second “major” of the season Wednesday and Thursday at Abacoa GC in Jupiter. The winner is guaranteed $10,000 at 55 or more players.
|66||Eric Cole||1||$830.00||Orlando, FL|
|68||Mike Kartrude||2||$625.00||Royal Palm Beach, FL|
|69||Louis-Pierre Godin||T3||$462.50||Trois-Rivieres, Quebec|
|69||Adam Rainaud||T3||$462.50||S. Hadley, MA|
|69||Mark Purrington||T3||$462.50||Dartmouth, MA|
|70||Jeb Buchanan||T7||$237.50||Loudonville, NY|
|70||Chris Scialo||T7||$237.50||New City, NY|
|71||Greg O'Mahony||T9||$162.50||Tequesta, FL|
|71||Brandon Smith||T9||$162.50||West Palm Beach, FL|
|72||Sunny Kim||T11||$112.50||Queens, NY|
|72||T.J. Patel||T11||$112.50||Port St. Lucie, FL|
|73||Nick Barrett (a)||T13||$25.00||Marriottsville, MD|
|73||Brendan Barrack||T13||$25.00||Toronto, Canada|
|73||Dustin Wallis||T13||$25.00||Noble, OK|
|74||Gustavo Arizpe (a)||$0.00||Mexico, Cancun|
|75||Mike Meisenzahl||$0.00||Vero Beach, FL|
|75||Sandro Piaget||$0.00||Jupiter, FL|
|76||Kenny Hess||$0.00||Parkersburg, WV|
|76||Nick Marcoaldi||$0.00||Holliston, MA|
|77||Jake Knuese||$0.00||New Berlin, WI|
|77||Henry Wesson (a)||$0.00||Ridgewood, NJ|
|78||Ed Carnes||$0.00||Tinton Falls, NJ|
|78||Marc Hames (a)||$0.00||Grosse Pointe Woods, MI|
|78||Josh Camitta||$0.00||Millburn, NJ|
|81||Tony Bostic (a)||$0.00||Vienna, VA|
|82||Ross Brown||$0.00||Wilkes Barre, PA|
|84||Ben Wallace||$0.00||Ft. Lauderdale|
|85||William Pugliese||$0.00||Utterson, Ontario|
|88||Gus Abbruzzese||$0.00||Loudonville, NY|