PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Nick Latimer of Cleveland, OH, birdied the par-5 18th hole Thursday to claim his 9th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Latimer edged Blake Morris of Waterbury, CT, 68 to 69 at St. Lucie Trail Golf Club.
Latimer made four birdies on the front nine, turned in 32, then leveled off coming home with two birdies (Nos. 12 and 18) and a pair of bogeys (14 and 17). He received $550 from the $1,250 purse and an additional $150 from an optional bonus pool, raising his career earnings to $34,325 since 2009.
Morris, second among 10 starters, made six birdies and three bogeys and totaled $400. He has one MLGT victory, in March of this year.
The final Qualifying School Contest of 2018 starts in just 6 days! It will be a 36 hole event Wednesday and Thursday September 12-13 at Jupiter Country Club. The entry fee for the 2-day event is $390 with 40% of the field earning a check with an optional $200 Qualifying School Contest presented by Joey D Golf and ClubCraft where the low score will win $4,500 (guaranteed) to put towards the Q-School entry of their choice. You can play in this event if you are already signed up for Q-School. The 1st place prize of $4,500 is a reimbursement once you start Q-School. You can also play in the event without being in the Qualifying School Contest. The contest is OPTIONAL. Any questions please call Tournament Director Scott Turner at 561-598-9630.
|68||Nick Latimer||1||$550.00||$0.00||$150.00||$700.00||Cleveland, OH|
|69||Blake Morris||2||$350.00||$0.00||$50.00||$400.00||Waterbury, CT|
|71||Sunny Kim||T3||$175.00||$42.90||$0.00||$217.90||Queens, NY|
|71||Brant Peaper||T3||$175.00||$14.30||$0.00||$189.30||Tequesta, FL|
|72||Jordan Elsen||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||Kenosha, WI|
|74||Michael Kartrude||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||Royal Palm Beach, FL|
|74||Evan Thornton||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||Wyomissing, PA|
|75||Matt Harris||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||Lexington, KY|
|85||Daniel Shana||$0.00||$28.60||$0.00||$28.60||Barrington, RI|
|DNF||Nathan Klatt||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||$0.00||Port Saint Lucie, FL|