LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, N.Y., eagled the par-5 fourth hole Thursday enroute to a five under par 67 and his 26th victory on the Golfslinger.com Tour, his sixth this year.
McCarthy added birdies at the par-4 eighth and 10th holes, at the par-5 13th and 15th holes, then finished with bogey on the par-3 17th at Winston Trails Golf Club. He received $800 from the $4,144 purse, raising his career earnings to $83,893 since October, 2007.
Brian Bartow of Rye Neck, NY tied for 2nd with Zack Shriver of Marysville, WA at 4-under par 68. Bartow saved his best for last, posting his best finish of the season in his last event before heading back up north.
Golfslinger’s 46th tournament of the year drew 28 entries. Three more 18-hole events are scheduled next week: Tuesday, Legacy G&TC, Port St. Lucie; Thursday, The Falls CC, Lake Worth; and Saturday, Fountains CC-West, Lake Worth.
The Saturday event at the Fountains will have an optional Training Division. The new GOLFslinger Training Division is targeted at players that are in the developmental stages of learning to play competitive golf. The tour now offers a Training Division during selected monthly GOLFslinger tournaments.
100% of The Experience, Half the Price
The Training Division entry fee is half that of the of the professional event fee, with the winner receiving a gift certificate for an amount not to exceed the cost of entry. Total payout depends on the number of players competing in the Training Division, with $20-$25 per player going into the payout.
The GOLFslinger Training Division is a great place for professionals, amateurs, seniors and women to gain competitive experience under the same conditions of a professional event without the added expenditure of contributing to the payout.
Professionals competing in the GOLFslinger Training Division must play from the same tees as the professionals playing in the simultaneously run GOLFslinger Tour Event. The amateurs, seniors and women will have a choice of tees to play from. Players must have a single digit handicap to be eliglble for the Training Division
|67||Dan McCarthy||1||$800.00||Syracuse, NY|
|68||Zack Shriver||T2||$605.00||Marysville, WA|
|68||Brian Bartow||T2||$605.00||Rye Neck, NY|
|70||Bobby Bode||4||$500.00||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
|72||Kirk Hanefeld||T6||$226.25||Acton, MA|
|72||Justin Peters||T6||$226.25||Stuart, FL|
|72||Sandro Piaget||T6||$226.25||Jupiter, FL|
|73||Tyler Paletz||10||$125.00||Davie, FL|
|74||Mike Kartrude||T11||$34.80||Royal Palm Beach, FL|
|74||Christian De Greiff||T11||$34.80||Medellin, Colombia|
|74||Zack Bennardo||T11||$34.80||Norwich, CT|
|74||Jed Dirksen||T11||$34.80||Hampton, IA|
|74||Clint Keown (a)||T11||$34.80||Evansville, IN|
|76||Gus Abbruzzese||$0.00||Loudonville, NY|
|76||Jeff Hatten||$0.00||Farmington, CT|
|77||Eric Dugas||$0.00||Brewster, MA|
|78||Brandon Kearney||$0.00||Archbald, PA|
|78||Josh Camitta||$0.00||Millburn, NJ|
|79||Ryan Miller||$0.00||Charlotte, NC|
|79||Matt LeConche||$0.00||Wellington, FL|
|82||Marc Hames (a)||$0.00||Grosse Pointe Woods, MI|
|82||William Pugliese||$0.00||Utterson, Ontario|
|NC||T.J. Patel||$0.00||Port St. Lucie, FL|
|NC||Andy Golden||$0.00||Davie, FL|
|NC||Gordon Parker||$0.00||ON, Canada|