Sunny Kim birdies final hole to win June Major by 1
Ben Silverman (66) finished 2nd, Derrick Bohannon (68) finished 3rd
Thursday, June 7, 2012

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Sunny Kim birdied the final hole two days in a row to eke out a one-stroke victory Thursday on the Champion course at PGA National in the second “Major” of the season on the Tour.

Kim had a pair of 67s for 134, edging Ben Silverman, who shot 69-66—135. Both are from Palm Beach Gardens.

The win was worth $10,000 for Kim, upping his total for the season to a tour-leading $27,734. Silverman, second among 62 starters, received $4,000 from the $33,260 purse. It was Kim’s 20th win since joining the Golfslinger Tour in October, 2006. His career earnings of $91,728 ranks third overall.

Kim bogied the par-4 11th hole twice. Indeed, the 11th was the only hole not to yield a birdie in two days. In addition to the 18th, Kim also birdied the fourth, sixth and 10th holes each round, carding six birdies and a bogey each day. Silverman made four birdies Wednesday and seven on Thursday with one bogey each day.

Sunny Kim

Derrick Bohannon of Shelbyville, KY posted a pair of 68's for a solo third place finish.

Three players tied for fourth place at 137, Alfredo Adrian (68-69) of Venezuela, Jordan Holley (68-69) from Greensboro, NC and Justin Peters (69-68) of Stuart followed by a four way tie for 7th at 138.

David M. Smith, the winner of the first Major back in March, was tied for the lead after opening with a 5-under par 67 and was in the mix during the final round at -8 thru 31 holes before sliding back finish at 5-under par 139.

The next Major is at Bear Lakes in West Palm Beach, September 19th & 20th, on the Lakes Course. PGA Tour pre-qualifying will be held at the same venue one week prior to the event.

The fourth $1,000 Nationwide Tour Monday Qualifier Bonus Contest of 2012 begins Monday at Ironhorse CC. This contest will be cumulative score of all 5 events (6 rounds) over the next two weeks leading into Summer Break.

There was $300 in the Day 2 skins pot with 2 skins out worth $150 each.
1- Justin Peters
3- Matt Springer (Eagle)

Second Day Shootout 24 players ($480 purse)
1st Chris Cannon 66 ($336)
2nd Ben Hartman 67 ($144)

2012 Major II - PGA Champ

Must be in the top 72 on the 2012 Major 2 Ranking Period list to ensure spot in field.

Event Details

Start: 6/6/2012
Rounds: 2

Players: 62
Entry: $480
Purse: $33260.03

Event Photos
Final 5 holes

134 - Sunny Kim (67-67) - $10,000* birdied last hole to win

PGA National - Champ
400 Ave of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL  33418

(561) 627-2000

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount
134 (67-67)Sunny Kim1$10,000.00
135 (69-66)Ben Silverman2$4,000.00
136 (68-68)Derrick Bohannon3$2,000.00
137 (68-69)Jordan HolleyT4$1,341.67
137 (68-69)Alfredo AdrianT4$1,341.67
137 (69-68)Justin PetersT4$1,341.67
138 (67-71)Matt SpringerT7$1,060.00
138 (67-71)Greg O'MahonyT7$1,060.00
138 (68-70)Hernan ReyT7$1,060.00
138 (69-69)Tim CantwellT7$1,060.00
138 (69-69)Scott MarinoT7$1,060.00
139 (67-72)David M. SmithT12$837.50
139 (70-69)Carlos VelezT12$837.50
139 (71-68)Greg Forest (a)T12$837.50
139 (72-67)Clayton Gamber IIIT12$837.50
139 (71-68)Jason Burstyn T12$750.00
140 (69-71)Alejandro GarmendiaT17$401.25
140 (69-71)Brad KlapprottT17$401.25
140 (73-67)Ben HartmanT17$401.25
140 (74-66)Chris CannonT17$401.25
142 (71-71)Mike SternT21$275.00
142 (71-71)Paul ScalettaT21$275.00
143 (70-73)Pierre-Henri SoeroT23$202.00
143 (71-72)Jason Trout T23$202.00
143 (71-72)Fernando FigueroaT23$202.00
143 (72-71)Chad GatesT23$202.00
143 (72-71)Kyle WillmannT23$202.00
144 (69-75)Gregory Della-PietraT28$172.50
144 (74-70)Soo "Eric" AhnT28$172.50
145 (71-74)Will ColemanT30$108.34
145 (71-74)Anthony FigliaT30$108.34
145 (74-71)Devin KayT30$108.34
146 (72-74)Kent GrahamT33$0.00
146 (72-74)Tim TurpenT33$0.00
146 (74-72)Mike AdamsonT33$0.00
147 (69-78)Christian De GreiffT36$0.00
147 (72-75)Angel MonguzziT36$0.00
147 (75-72)Michael CapolongoT36$0.00
147 (79-68)Brandon Smith (a)T36$0.00
148 (73-75)Joe Shaktman (a)T40$0.00
148 (73-75)Matt KellyT40$0.00
149 (72-77)Craig HicksT42$0.00
149 (73-76)Damian HaleT42$0.00
149 (74-75)Jim Fitzpatrick T42$0.00
149 (75-74)Geoff LeeT42$0.00
151 (74-77)Peter LawsT46$0.00
151 (75-76)Mark SmithT46$0.00
151 (77-74)Matthew MyskowskiT46$0.00
151 (77-74)Steve KrawczewskiT46$0.00
152 (76-77)Jude Eustaquio52$0.00
152 (79-73)Dustin WallisT50$0.00
155 (76-79)Tawit PolthaiT53$0.00
155 (76-80)Marc Mazza56$0.00
155 (80-75)Tom PatonT53$0.00
155 (82-73)Martin VikstromT53$0.00
157 (75-82)Joachim AltonenT57$0.00
157 (78-79)Willy PumarolT57$0.00
158 (80-78)AJ Gerlach59$0.00
160 (83-77)Mike McMahon60$0.00
173 (88-85)David Sterrett61$0.00
75-WDNyasha Mauchaza62$0.00

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