Sunny Kim birdies the final hole to edge Lexi Thompson by one at Plantation Preserve
Matt Holuta fires a final round 66 to move into a tie for 3rd with Luke Graboyes
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

PLANTATION, Fla. – Sunny Kim held off a late surge by Lexi Thompson Tuesday to win for the 71st time on the Minor League Golf Tour. He beat the LPGA star by one stroke, 135 to 136.

Thompson birdied the 12th, 13th and 17th holes for a closing 66 in her bid for her second MLGT victory. Kim, of Palm Beach Gardens and Queens, NY, finished bogey-birdie for 68. He had taken a two-stroke lead into the final round at Plantation Preserve Golf Course, opening with 67 on five birdies and a bogey. Thompson was fourth with 70 after the first round.

Sunny Kim

Kim earned $1,548 from the $6,765 purse, boosting his MLGT record earnings to $286,498.

Thompson is one of two female champions on the MLGT, which began in 2004. Her previous victory was in February, 2011, at Eagle Trace GC. Tuesday, she collected $1,124 for the 2nd place finish.

Lexi heads to Ohio next week for the restart of the LPGA Tour season.

Matt Holuta won $150 in the 2nd day shootout with a score of 66.


Sunny Kim continues his good play, leads by 2 entering final round at Plantation Preserve GC
Nick Latimer and Luke Graboyes are tied for 2nd at 69

 

PLANTATION, Fla. - Sunny Kim from Queens, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL continues his fine form for a 4-under par 67 at Plantation Preserve GC. He started with 3 biries in the first 4 holes, bogied #9 but added birdies at 12 and 18 to take a two shot lead into the final round.

Nick Latimer and Luke Graboyes matched 2-under par 69's and will try to chase down Sunny on Tuesday. Female sensation, Lexi Thompson opened with 70 and is in solo 4th. She is trying to keep her game sharp before she heads to Ohio next week for the restart to the LPGA Tour season.

There is an OPTIONAL $50 2nd day shootout for players that are outside the money after day one (73 and higher). If you would like to participate you must sign up and pay online before the first tee time on Tuesday. No exceptions.

Plantation Preserve GC 2-Day

40% of the field earns a check. A face covering is required upon arrival and may be removed when you start your round. Temporary Covid-19 Rules

Event Details

Start: 7/20/2020
Rounds: 2

Players: 26
Entry: $360
Purse: $6765

Event Photos
Day 2 Pictures

135 - Sunny Kim (67-68) - $1,500

Plantation Preserve Golf Course
7050 W Broward Blvd
Plantation, FL  33317
www.plantation.org/Golf/Plantation-Preserve/

(954) 585-5020

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
(135)  67 68 Sunny Kim 1 $1,500.00$1,548.88
(136)  70 66 Lexi Thompson 2 $1,100.00$1,124.44
(140)  69 71 Luke Graboyes T3 $850.00$1,323.76
(140)  74 66 Matt Holuta T3 $850.00$850.00
(141)  71 70 Jon Curran T5 $600.00$845.00
(141)  72 69 Juan Guerra T5 $600.00$600.00
(142)  69 73 Nick Latimer T7 $325.00$325.00
(142)  72 70 Thomas LevetT7 $325.00$349.44
(142)  74 68 Chris Wiatr T7 $325.00$325.00
(143)  72 71 Rafael Guerrero10 $160.00$160.00
(144)  72 72 Michael Graboyes 11 $130.00$210.32
(145)  72 73 Joaquin Trigueros (a) $0.00$0.00
(146)  73 73 Zack Shriver $0.00$0.00
(147)  72 75 Michael Visacki $0.00$0.00
(147)  73 74 Jacob Eggers $0.00$0.00
(147)  73 74 Evan Thornton $0.00$0.00
(147)  74 73 Alexandre De Gunzburg $0.00$0.00
(148)  73 75 Michael Werenski $0.00$31.44
(152)  77 75 Kris Wilcoxon $0.00$0.00
(152)  77 75 Michael Capolongo $0.00$0.00
(152)  77 75 Carson Klawonn $0.00$31.44
(154)  78 76 Dominic Formato $0.00$80.32
(156)  77 79 Matt Lashinger (a) $0.00$0.00
(158)  80 78 Jamie Freedman (a) $0.00$0.00
(161)  82 79 Adamo Di Tullio (a) $0.00$0.00
(162)  81 81 Robert De Paz $0.00$0.00
       

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