Chase Koepka wins 2016 Q-School Contest #3
Brandon Smith finishes 2nd three shots behind Koepka
Thursday, July 21, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. - Chase Koepka from West Palm Beach, FL, wins the Minor League Golf Tour's Q-School contest #3 by three shots over Brandon Smith. The contest consisted of back to back 2-day events with the low 4-day total score winning a full paid entry into 2016 Q-School.

Koepka finished 2nd in the first 2-day event at PGA National Estates with a 6-under par total of 135 (67-68). Koepka shot 69 in the 3rd round at Plantation Preserve Golf Course to carry a 2 shot lead (-9) over Brandon Smith (-7) into the final round. Koepka and Smith were tied through 68 holes after both birdied the par four 14th hole to get to -10 for the contest. Smith bogeyed 15 to fall one behind and then on the tough par four 17th hole Koepka made birdie after Smith made bogey which all but sealed the deal. Koepka parred the last hole for a 3 shot win and will have his 2016 Q-School entry fee paid by the Minor League Golf Tour.

2016 Q-School Contest #3

Congratulations Chase and good luck later this year at Q-School!

Chase Koepka

Chase and his older brother Brooks Koepka join the Thompson's as sibling's who have won on the Minor League Golf Tour. Lexi, Nick and Curtis Thompson have all won at least once on the MLGT. Brooks Koepka played 8 events on the MLGT and won 4 of them including the 2012 MLGT Tour Championship

The Minor League Golf Tour's Q-school Contest #4 will take place August 22-25. One full paid Q-school entry fee is guaranteed at any number of players. Any number over 25 players will go towards the 2nd place finishers Q-school entry fee, and if 50 players participate, 2 full paid entry fees will be paid.

The MLGT would like to thank PGA National and Plantation Preserve GC for being such great host venues.


The player with the lowest 4 day total score will win a full paid entry into 2016 Q-school. *Must enter contest and play both 2-Day events to be eligible to win the contest. Winner will be reimbursed after competing in their 1st qualifying stage.

Event Details

Start: 7/18/2016
Rounds: 4

Players: 12
Entry: $200
Purse: $4500

Event Photos

273 - Chase Koepka (67-68-69-69) - Q-School Entry Paid

PGA National - Estates
7736 Bay Hill Drive
West Palm Beach, FL  33412

(561) 627-1614

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount
273 (67-68-69-69)*Chase Koepka1 $4,500.00
276 (67-70-69-70)*Brandon Smith (a) $0.00
277 (68-70-72-67)*Sunny Kim $0.00
279 (72-71-69-67)*Daniel Stapff $0.00
281 (73-72-69-67)*Jimmy Lytle $0.00
284 (73-72-69-70)*Brian Fister $0.00
286 (72-73-73-68)*Josh Hart $0.00
290 (68-74-76-72)*Alfredo Adrian $0.00
291 (73-73-72-73)*Michael Buttacavoli $0.00
295 (77-69-71-78)*David M. Smith $0.00
74-73-WD*Chris Kennedy $0.00

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