Matt Gallant gets his first professional victory with a 4-under par 68
Brandon Smith and Justin Peters tie for 2nd with 69's
Monday, October 10, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Matt Gallant of Nashville, Tenn., had two birdies on each nine and never made a bogey Monday as he scored his first win on the Minor League Golf Tour and first win as a professional. Gallant’s four under par 68 at Abacoa Golf Club was good enough for a one-stroke victory. He birdied Nos. 4, 8, 11 and 16.

Gallant collected $575 from the $2,270 purse plus an additional $150 from an optional bonus pool and $57.16 in the skins game for a total of $782.16. His career earnings since joining the MLGT in November, 2015 are $3,557.27.

Two local MLGT veterans tied for second among 18 starters, each with 69 and receiving $430 apiece. Justin Peters of Stuart, FL, had four birdies and a bogey, Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, five birdies and two bogeys. Peters and Smith have 41 and 34 career MLGT wins, respectively.

This was the 86th tournament of the year and No. 1,400 since the MLGT began in August, 2004. Two more 18-hole events are schedule this week on Lake Worth area courses, Tuesday at Winston Trails GC and Thursday at nearby Atlantic National GC.

First stage of Q-School at Breakers West starts this week on Wednesday. Good luck to the competitors with Minor League Golf Tour experience.

October Abacoa Classic

50% of the field earns a check

Event Details

Start: 10/10/2016
Rounds: 1

Players: 18
Entry: $180
Purse: $2270

Event Photos

68 - Matt Gallant - $575 *First professional win

Abacoa Golf Club
105 Barbados Drive
Jupiter, FL  33458

(561) 622-0036

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
68 Matt Gallant 1 $575.00$782.16
69 Brandon Smith (a) T2 $430.00$483.58
69 Justin PetersT2 $430.00$483.58
70 Jimmy Lytle4 $280.00$280.00
71 Daniel Obremski5 $200.00$200.00
72 Mike Bennett 6 $140.00$140.00
73 Jeff IvallT7 $53.75$53.75
73 Eric ColeT7 $53.75$82.33
73 Greg DuncanT7 $53.75$82.33
73 David ErdyT7 $53.75$53.75
74 Daniela Holmqvist $0.00$28.58
75 Brad White $0.00$0.00
75 Brian Fister $0.00$0.00
81 Jason Trout $0.00$0.00
84 Armando Torrealba $0.00$0.00
84 Antoine Lebouc $0.00$0.00
91 Michael Guerrin $0.00$0.00

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