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Chase Koepka finished 2nd with a 7-under par 64
Thursday, December 8, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Australian Bryden Macpherson birdied his first six holes then added four more on the back nine Thursday for a 10-under par 61 on the Osprey course at Martin Downs Country Club for his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

It was his eighth MLGT start, his fifth in the last 10 days. Macpherson, 26, of Melbourne was second Tuesday on the Estate course at PGA National. It was also the 11th time a 61 had been scored on the Palm Beach County-based mini-tour, whether on a par-72 or a par-71 course. This 61 unofficially tied the course record set by G.W. Cable in 2006. It was unofficial because the Tour implemented a local rule of lift, clean and place for ... more

Garrick and Bryden Macpherson tied in regulation with 7 under par 64's
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Jonathan Garrick of Atherton, CA, birdied the first extra hole Tuesday to earn his second victory on the Minor League Golf Tour in less than three weeks. Garrick outlasted Bryden Macpherson of Melbourne, Australia, after they tied at seven under par 64 on the Estate course at PGA National.

In the playoff, Garrick’s approach shot finished within three feet of the flagstick at the par-4 first hole and he made the winning birdie putt moments after MacPherspon’s chip from behind the green just barely missed. Garrick finished regulation with an eagle at the par-5 18th hole and more than an hour and a half ahead of Macpherson, who was in the ... more

Denny McCarthy and Colin Neeman tie for 2nd at 69
Monday, December 5, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Chase Koepka from West Palm Beach, FL, fired a 5-under par 67 Monday on the Fazio Course at PGA National Resort and Spa to win for the 6th time on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Koepka overcame a bogey on the par five 4th hole with 6 birdies and earned $850 from the $4,790 purse plus $210 from the optional bonus pool. He also won 2 skins worth $72 each for a total of $1,204.

Chase has now won 6 times in just 10 starts on the Minor League Golf Tour. His older brother Brooks had an impressive MLGT win percentage winning 4 of the 8 MLGT events he played. Brooks went on to be a PGA Tour star and 2016 Ryder Cup participant. Chase is trying to follow in h... more

Sindelar birdied both playoff holes to outlast Christian Brand
Thursday, December 1, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Jamie Sindelar of Horseheads, NY, birdied the second extra hole Thursday to win the Minor League Golf Tour’s 12th annual Tour Championship at Abacoa Golf Club. The son of Joey Sindelar, a winner on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, Jamie outlasted Christian Brand of Scott Depot, WV, after they tied at 11 under par 133. Sindelar earned $10,000 for the win along with the coveted Tour Championship trophy.

In the playoff, both birdied the par-5 10th hole, Sindelar from 8 feet and Brand from 5 feet. At the par-4 11th, Brand’s 15 footer slid just past the hole on the left side leaving the door open for Sindelar. He knocked his 6 foot birdie putt rig... more

Zach Zaback finished 2nd with a 2-under par 69
Monday, November 28, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Sandro Piaget of Jupiter, FL, birdied three of his first four holes Monday and never lost a share of the lead as he won the second annual Justin Fonseca Memorial, the 106th tournament of the year on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Piaget, 29, birdied Nos. 1, 2 and 4, then added three more birdies and a pair of bogeys for a four under par 67 on the Estate course at PGA National. It was his eigth win since he joined the MLGT in February, 2007. Two came before he turned pro later that year.

Piaget collected $850 from the $4,790 purse and an additional $232 from an optional bonus pool for a total of $1,082, raising his career earnings to $33,105.more

Harrison is a class act on and off the course, just like Justin
Monday, November 28, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Charlie Harrison from Atlanta, GA won the 2016 Justin Fonseca Award presented by the Minor League Golf Tour. The award was presented to Charlie at the conclusion of the 2nd annual Justin Fonseca Memorial Tournament today at the Estates Course at PGA National.

Justin Fonseca was a fine young man that was taken from this earth much too soon. He died in an automobile accident in New York in June, 2014 at just 27 years old. Justin was passionate about golf. It was all he thought about and drove him to work hard. He worked during the summers at Island Hills Country Club in New York to s... more

Amateur Rasmey Kong fired an impressive 64 and almost caught LeBrun
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, birdied five out of six holes midway through the back nine Tuesday enroute to an eight under par 63 which both tied the Atlantic National Golf Club course record and led to his 52nd victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After making the turn in 33 on three birdies, LeBrun, a former PGA Tour and current Web.com Tour player, birdied Nos. 12, 13, 14, 16 and 17. He did not drop a shot all day.

Steve LeBrun 63

LeBrun received $800 from the $4,320 purse plus an additional $177 from an optional bonus pool and $68 from the skins game for a tota... more

Four players tied for 2nd at 1-under par 70 on a windy day at NPB CC
Sunday, November 20, 2016

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Spencer Mellon of Oakmont, PA, won for the first time on the Minor League Golf Tour with a three under par 68 Sunday at North Palm Beach Country Club. Mellon, 25, did not drop a shot and birdied Nos. 7, 10 and 16. He collected $500 from the $2,100 purse, raising his career earnings to $3,713.

Mellon made his first start on the MLGT in October, 2015. Heretofore, his best finish was second in April at the West Palm Beach Golf Club, losing on the second playoff hole to Will Coleman of Palm Beach Gardens. This was his first win on the MLGT but 2nd as a pro. His first win as a pro came this past summer at the 2016 Vermont Open.

Four players tied f... more

Cole beat Hernan Borja 2 & 1 in the finals match
Friday, November 18, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, won the sixth Match Play Championship to be conducted by the Minor League Golf Tour with a 2 and 1 victory over Hernan Borja of Coral Springs, FL in the finals Friday at Martin Downs Country Club.

Cole, 28, the son of former touring pros Bobby Cole and Laura Baugh Cole, received $2,000 from the $12,200 purse, raising his career totals to $91,413 and 36 victories since he joined the MLGT in August, 2009.

He built a 5-up lead after 12 holes on five birdies and an eagle at the par-5 eighth hole, scoring birdies at Nos. 5, 6, 7, 10 and 12. Borja, 31, rallied by winning the 14th, 15th and 16th holes with birdies but three-putted... more

Nicolas Cavero and career money leader Jimmy Lytle tie for 2nd with 66
Friday, November 18, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Jonathan Garrick of Atherton, CA, making his first start on the Minor League Golf Tour, birdied the final hole for the victory Friday at West Palm Beach Golf Club.

After scoring eight under par for seven holes midway through the round, Garrick added one more birdie at the 18th, getting up-and-down from a greenside bunker, for a seven under par 65 to nip Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL and Nicolas Cavero of Valencia, Venezuela, who were already in with 66's.

Garrick eagled the par-5 10th hole after birdies at Nos. 5, 7, 8 and 9, three more at 11, 12 and 13, then bogeyed the 14th and 16th. Garrick earned $650 from the $3,425 purse and another $34... more

Cole, Borja and LeBrun all shot 65 to tie for 1st in the optional shootout
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. - Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, the 2010 MLGT Match Play champion, Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, and Hernan Borja of Coral Springs, FL shared medalist honors Tuesday in qualifying for the sixth match play championship conducted by the Minor League Golf Tour. Each shot 65, six under par on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club. LeBrun and Borja made eight birdies and two bogeys apiece, Cole seven birdies and one bogey. Each received $350 from the $1,700 optional shootout purse. Ties were broken by matching scorecards from the 18th hole back. Cole is the top seed, followed by LeBrun and Borja.

First and second round matches are scheduled Wednesday, ... more

Adamonis has won 14 times on the Minor League Golf Tour
Monday, November 14, 2016

SEA ISLAND, Ga. - Veteran Brad Adamonis fired a 5-under par 65 at Brunswick Country Club to succesfully Monday qualify for The RSM Classic this week on the PGA Tour. The Monday qualifier consisted of 95 players competing for 4 spots.

Click here for Monday Qualifier Results

Brad has won 14 times on the Minor League Golf Tour. He lives in Coral Springs, FL, and uses the MLGT to keep his game sharp while he is home. Adamonis has gone back and forth between the PGA Tour and the WEB.com Tour since 1999. His best finish on the PGA Tour was a T-2 at... more

Good luck at Final stage!
Sunday, November 13, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Congratulations to these 20 players that have competed on the Minor League Golf Tour and have advanced through 2nd stage of WEB.com Tour Qualifying and onto Final Stage. Web.com Final stage will be contested at Orange County National in Winter Garden, FL December 8-11. Click on the link below to view all WEB.com Q-School results.

WEB.com Q-School Results

Eric Cole

Ben Silverman

Bo Hoag

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Collin Neeman, Zach Zaback and Charles Danielson tie for 2nd at 68
Thursday, November 10, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Will Coleman of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, birdied the last two holes Thursday and it was the difference as he finished with a four under par 67 and his 10th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Playing in the second group off the tee on the Estate course at PGA National, Coleman, 34, made six birdies and two bogeys and won by a stroke over three players tied for second at 68. Among them, Zach Zaback finished with birdie at 17 and par at 18. Collin Neeman and Charles Danielson both parred 17 and 18.

Coleman received $725 from the $3,810 purse, $220 from an optional bonus pool and $37.15 from the skins game, his total for the day being $962.1... more

Nicolas Cavero birdied the final hole to shoot 66 but came up just 1 shot short
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Justin Peters of Stuart, FL, was the only player not to make a bogey Wednesday, winning on the Minor League Golf Tour with a seven under par 65 at Abacoa Golf Club. He birdied Nos. 2, 3, 5, 7, 10, 13 and 16 and collected $800 from the $4,190 purse plus an additional $223 from an optional bonus pool. This raised his career earnings to $132,056 since September, 2006.

Nicoolas Cavero of Valencia, Venezuela, also had seven birdies but he bogeyed the par-4 seventh hole and finished second among 33 starters. He received $580.

The MLGT plays another 18-hole tournament Thursday, on the Estate course at nearby PGA National, its 99th event of the year.

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100% of entry fees minus the course cost is going into the purse
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour Match Play Championship is back by popular demand. Match play is the purest form of golf and many argue the most exciting.

It is the never ending debate whether the long hitting bomber that can reach the par 5's in two but might miss some fairways has the advantage or maybe it's the short straight hitter that never misses a fairway. Come out and prove that your game will reign supreme in the MLGT Match Play Championship. All you have to do is beat the opponent you're up against each round.

The 2016 MLGT Match Play Championship will take place on Martin Downs' Osprey Course Tuesday 11/15 through Friday 11/18. Tuesday's 18 hole Se... more

Chase Koepka is trying to follow the path laid out by his brother Brooks
Monday, November 7, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Brooks Koepka is now a household name to worldwide golf fans but it is the path he took that younger brother Chase is following. Right out of college Brooks went over to Europe to compete on the Challenge Tour. Brooks won 4 Challenge Tour events in less than 2 years between the summer of 2012 and the end of 2013. By winning 3 Challenge Tour events in 2013 he earned his European Tour card for 2014. He wasted no time and won the Turkish Airlines Open propelling him onto the world stage. He then finished 4th in the 2014 US Open which earned him a PGA Tour card for the 2014-15 season. He then won the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2015 wh... more

Bob is competing in Champions Tour Q-School next week in Orlando
Monday, November 7, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Bob Friend of Pittsburgh, PA, was the only player to break par Monday in the Minor League Golf Tour event at Hammock Creek, winning by five shots at five under 67. Friend, 52, made four birdies on each nine, including three in a row starting at No. 15. It was his seventh MLGT start in two weeks. He received $500 from the $1,360 purse and an additional $266 from the optional bonus pool, raising his career earnings to $8,679. He won on his first MLGT appearance Oct. 1, 2013.

Friend played on the PGA Tour and WEB.com Tour from 1990 through 2003. His best finish was a win in 1991 on the WEB.com Tour at the Ben Hogan Fort Wayne Open. He now competes on the Champ... more

November 20th and December 11th at NPB Country Club
Saturday, November 5, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Do you work Monday through Friday and look forward to playing golf on the weekend? If so the Minor League Golf Tour has a couple events coming up that you'll like.

The MLGT primarily runs golf tournaments on weekdays because that is when golf courses are available. Coming up the MLGT has 2 Sunday events scheduled at North Palm Beach Country Club. The first one is on Sunday November 20th and second on Sunday December 11th. Both events will feature a low cost entry fee of $125 with 33% of the field earning a check. The events also have an optional skins game of $20 and an optional bonus pool of $100 for the professionals that want to play for more money. 100% of the ... more

Elsen won 2016 WEB.com Q-School Contest #4 in August
Thursday, November 3, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, WI, had three birdies on each nine Thursday and was the only player not to make an error at Winston Trails Golf Club as he won for the 11th time on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Elsen birdied Nos. 1, 6, 8, 10, 14 and 15 for a six under par 66, winning by one stroke. He received $782 from the $2,400 purse, including $232 from an optional bonus pool. He has career earnings of $37,033 since joining the MLGT in June, 2013.

Touring pro Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, was second with 67 on six birdies and a bogey. LeBrun has 50 victories and collected $142,553 since August, 2007, including $667 Thursday. He has been first, sec... more

Only 5 players broke par on a tough windy day at Atlantis
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Touring pro Justin Hicks of Grosse Ile, Mich., and Royal Palm Beach, Fla., fired seven under par 65, missing the course scoring record by a stroke Wednesday at Atlantis Country Club.

It was Hicks’ 24th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. He was second to Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, 68 to 67, on Oct. 26 at Plantation Preserve. On a windy day and on fast greens, Hicks eagled the par-4 15th hole and had six birdies, but missed his chance of tieing the record of 64 with a bogey at the 18th hole. Also a touring pro, LeBrun tied for third Wednesday with 70.

Hicks collected $1,051, including $700 from the main purse, $231 from an optional bonu... more

Steve LeBrun and Daniel Obremski tie for 2nd with 4-under par 67's
Monday, October 31, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – Brandon Meltzer of Melville, NY, second off the tee at 7:45 a.m., Monday, returned with a seven under par 64 and won by three shots in a Minor League Golf Tour event on the East course at Jacaranda Golf Club.

Meltzer, 25, did not make a bogey, scoring three birdies in a row starting at the ninth hole and also birdied Nos. 1, 3, 14 and 18, He received $525 from the $2,450 purse and another $300 from an optional bonus pool for a total of $825. Since joining the MLGT in January, 2007, Meltzer has three victories and earnings of $4,758 in 22 starts.

Tied for second at 67 among 25 entries were Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, who eagled the par-5 14... more

Congratulations to players with MLGT experience having success at the next level
Sunday, October 30, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour would like to congratulate players who have kept their skills sharp by competing on the MLGT and taken them to the next level.

Daniel Berger from Jupiter, FL finished in a tie for 2nd at the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions this past week on the PGA Tour. Berger won the 2014 annual Par-3 team event at Jupiter Dunes on the Minor League Golf Tour with partner Matt Hill. Berger's coach Jeff Leishman and his wife Belinda manage Jupiter Dunes.

Andres Echavarria from Plantation, FL won the Colombia Classic this past week on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica. Echa... more

The top 50% not to exceed 50% pass and earn at least their entry fee back
Thursday, October 27, 2016

STUART, Fla. - Vaita Guillaume of Tahiti birdied his first four holes Thursday enroute to a five under par 67 in winning a Minor League Golf Tour event at The Champions Club. After his fast start, Guillaume, 28, birdied four of the next seven and added three bogeys to win by three strokes. He earned $555.

It was Guillaume's third MLGT start this week and fifth overall. He won his debut last December, winning the Tour Championship at Abacoa GC in Jupiter, worth $10,000.

Today's event at Champions Club was a new format created by the Minor League Golf Tour called Pass/Fail. In the Pass/Fail format, the closest number of players and ties to 50% of the field, but not to exceed... more

Justin Hicks finishes one back with a 3-under par 68
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – Steve LeBrun and Justin Hicks, a pair of tour veterans from Royal Palm Beach, FL, finished one-two Wednesday on the Minor League Golf Tour at the Plantation Preserve Golf Course.

LeBrun made three birdies and a bogey on each nine to win at four under par 67. He received $800 from the $4,520 purse plus an additional $231 from an optional bonus pool and $180 from the skins game for a total of $1,211. He has 50 wins and career earnings of $140,611 since joining the MLGT in August, 2007.

Hicks, runnerup among 35 entries with 68, birdied Nos. 10, 14 and 17, then finished with 10 straight pars as the field started on the tenth hole. He collected $620 fro... more

Brian Fister and Matt Hill tie for 2nd with 4-under par 67's
Monday, October 24, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Richard Johnson of Tequesta, FL, who has played 9 full seasons on the PGA Tour from 2003 to 2011, made his first start on the Minor League Golf Tour count Monday. Johnson birdied his last three holes for 65 and the win on the Estate course at PGA National.

A native of Stockholm, Sweden, Johnson, who turned 40 on Oct. 15, has five tour wins, four in Europe and the 2008 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee on the PGA Tour. He told MLGT tournament officials he wanted a tune-up for the European Tour in 2017 and may play here again later this year.

Johnson has one PGA Tour win, one second and one 3rd place finish. All in all he has 15 top 10 finishes and ... more

Congratulations to players with MLGT experience having success at the next level
Sunday, October 23, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour would like to congratulate players who have kept their skills sharp by competing on the MLGT and taken them to the next level.

Derek Fathauer from Jensen Beach, FL finished T3 this week at the CIMB Classic on the PGA Tour. He currently sits in 5th place on the FEDEX Cup points list after the first 2 weeks of the 2016/2017 PGA Tour season. Derek has 21 top 10 finishes on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Tyler McCumber won the Lexus Peru Open this week on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica. McCumber has played 2 events on the Minor League Golf Tour and finished T2 both tim... more

Good luck to all of these players through their Q-School journey
Friday, October 21, 2016

Congratulations to these 5 players who either won their entire entry or partial entry into 2016 WEB.com Q-School through the Minor League Golf Tour.

2016 Q-School Contest #3 Winner Chase Koepka

Chase Koepka

Chase Koepka started his WEB.com Q-School journey at 1st stage at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA. 78 players teed it up with the top 25 and ties moving on. Chase finished with a 72 hole total of 282 (74-70-70-68) to tie for 17th and move on to 2nd stage. Chase will compete at Southern Hills Plantation in Brooksville, FL November 8-11.

Chase also chose to compet... more

Steve LeBrun finished one shot back with 65-68 (133)
Thursday, October 20, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Chase Koepka edged Steve LeBrun on Thursday in a duel between West Palm Beach players. After they tied at six under par 65 in the first round Wednesday on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club, Koepka closed with 67-132 to LeBrun’s 68-133.

It was Koepka’s fifth victory in just eight starts on the MLGT. The brother of U.S. Ryder Cupper Brooks Koepka, Chase received $3,500 from the $14,015 purse and an additional $95 from the skins game for a total of $3,595. He has $13,367 in MLGT earnings since turning pro in June of 2016. He made 12 birdies and 2 bogeys in 36 holes.

LeBrun, who has played on the PGA and Web.com tours in r... more

Lytle has a MLGT record 57 wins and $204,782 in earnings
Monday, October 17, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, increased his career leads in both wins and money on the Minor League Golf Tour on Monday at the Park Ridge Golf Course. Lytle, 30, made four birdies and a bogey on each nine for a six under par 66, winning by one stroke. Lytle received $450 from the $1,240 purse, raising his career earnings to $204,782. It was his 57th win since joining the MLGT in July, 2006.

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Matt Gallant of Nashville, Tenn., playing one group ahead of Lytle, birdied the last two holes for 67, second among 12 starters. He collected $310 from the purse... more

Good luck at 2nd stage!
Monday, October 17, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Twelve different sites throughout the United States hosted first stage of WEB.com qualifying school over the past 3 weeks. The Breakers West Rees Jones Course being the closest to the Minor League Golf Tour's home base in Jupiter, FL.

78 players teed it up at Breakers West hoping to be one of the top 25 including ties to advance to 2nd stage of WEB.com Q-School. 27 players ended up advancing with 20 of them having experience on the Minor League Golf Tour.

The MLGT plays 12 months a year with 100+ playing days including one, two, three and four day events. Entry fees start as low as $100 in the one day events with an optional skins game and bonus poo... more

Good luck at 2nd stage!
Saturday, October 15, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Congratulations to these 55 players that have competed on the Minor League Golf Tour and are moving on to 2nd stage of WEB.com Tour Qualifying. Click on the link below to view all WEB.com Q-School results.

WEB.com Q-School Results

Chase Koepka

Brandon Smith

Sunny Kim

Eric Cole

Josh Hart

Billy Kenner... more

The 4 men tied with 3-under par 68's in regulation
Thursday, October 13, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Nicolas Cavero of Valencia, Venezuela, was the only player to par the first extra hole Thursday and he claimed his first victory in just his second start on the Minor League Golf Tour. Cavero two-putted from 20 feet on the par-4 first hole at Atlantic National Golf Club. He finished at three under par 68, tied with Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL and Andrew Park of Seoul, South Korea.

Coincidentally, all four had four birdies and one bogey in regulation. Lytle, LeBrun and Park each bogeyed the first playoff hole.

Lytle is the MLGT’s career leader in wins, 56, and money earned, $204,332, since July, 2006. Le... more

Hunter O'Mahony finishes 2nd one shot behind Cole
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, bogeyed the final hole Tuesday but it didn’t cost him as he won for the 34th time on the Minor League Golf Tour. Cole edged Hunter O’Mahony of Tequesta, FL, 68-69, at Winston Trails Golf Club. Each made five birdies but O’Mahony had two bogeys in his second MLGT start, both in the last 15 days. In addition to his 34 wins, Cole has career earnings of $87,868 since joining the MLGT in August, 2009.

Today's event at Winston Trails was a new format created by the Minor League Golf Tour called Pass/Fail. In the Pass/Fail format, the closest number of players and ties to 50% of the field, but not to exceed 50% of the f... more

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 Stuar... more

Obremski, Duncan and Erdy tied with 4-under par 67's in regulation
Wednesday, October 5, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. - Daniel Obremski from Pittsburgh, PA, birdied the 3rd playoff hole Wednesday at Martin Downs Golf Club to earn his 4th Minor League Golf Tour title.

Obremski, Greg Duncan from Edinburgh, Scotland and David Erdy from Columbus, OH, all tied at 4-under par 67 in regulation. Duncan was eliminated on the 1st playoff hole with a bogey after Obremski and Erdy made pars. They halved the 2nd playoff hole with pars and Obremski rolled in a 15 foot birdie putt for the win on the tough par-4 3rd hole.

Obremski earned $425 from the $1,200 purse plus an additional $150 from an optional bonus pool raising his career earnings to $16,172 since joining the tour in October o... more

Jhared Hack solo second with an 8-under par 73
Monday, October 3, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Lee McCoy of Palm Harbor, FL, made six birdies in a row during the middle part of his round Monday at Jupiter Dunes Golf Club and held on for his second win on the Minor League Golf Tour in the past three weeks.

Playing three nines at the par-3 course – the front once and the back twice – McCoy shot 24-21-26—71 to win by two. He opened with birdies at Nos. 10, 16 and 18, then headed to the front nine where he birdied holes 3-8 before finishing the final 9 holes (the back nine) with 8 pars and 1 birdie. McCoy was 9-under par through his first 18 holes which is one off the official course record (10-under par 44).

As an amateur, McCoy,... more

Ceravolo and Grant tied with 7-under par 65's in regulation
Thursday, September 29, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Matt Ceravolo of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, birdied the second extra hole Thursday to earn his third victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Ceravolo, 24, outlasted Stephen Grant, 39, of Birr, Ireland, after they had tied at seven under par 65. Neither made a bogey all day at Abacoa Golf Club.

In the playoff, they halved the 10th hole with par-5s, then at the par-4 11th, Ceravolo sank a 12-foot birdie putt moments after Grant missed his birdie putt from 18 feet.

Ceravolo, 24, received $900 from the $5,545 purse and an additional $221 from an optional bonus pool for a total of $1,121. This raised his career earnings to $27,011 since December, 2010. Grant, ... more

Hahn won on the first playoff hole over Eric Beringer after tying at 66
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – John Hahn of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, parred the first playoff hole Tuesday at Plantation Preserve Golf Course to earn his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Hahn two-putted from 30 feet after reaching the green in regulation at the par-5 opening hole to outlast Eric Beringer of Philadelphia, PA after they tied at five under par 66. Each made six birdies and one bogey in regulation.

It was the 11th MLGT start since August, 2013 for Hahn. He received $675 from the $3,455 purse, raising his career earnings to $4,666, and an additional $223 from an optional bonus pool. Beringer has played the MLGT sporadically since February, 2008, winning tw... more

Figueroa shot rounds of 67-64 for a 13 under par total of 131
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Edward Figueroa of Naples, FL, making his first start on the Minor League Golf Tour, played a mistake-free final round Wednesday on the Rees Jones course at Breakers West. With four birdies on each nine, he posted an eight under par 64 for 131 to win by two strokes. Figueroa earned $2,200 from the $15,170 purse. He had opened with 67 on seven birdies and two bogeys.

Bo Hoag of Columbus, Ohio, the first round leader with 66, closed on 67-133, second among 48 starters, collecting $1,700 in purse money and an additional $693 from an optional bonus pool for a total of $2,393. In 36 holes, Hoag made an eagle, five birdies and a double bogey. He has played ... more

Bo Hoag 2nd with 65 followed by Eric Cole in 3rd with 67
Monday, September 19, 2016

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Joey Sindelar of Horseheads, NY, did not make a bogey and scored his seventh and final birdie of the round on the last hole Monday at North Palm Beach Country Club for a one-stroke win on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Sindelar, son of veteran touring pro Joey Sindelar, edged Bo Hoag of Columbus, Ohio, 64 to 65. Hoag also had seven birdies but bogeyed the par-3 seventh hole to finish second among 32 starters.

Sindelar received $725 from the $4,015 purse, raising his career earnings to $10,595 since Oct. 1, 2013. His previous MLGT victory was in March, 2014 at Martin Downs CC in Palm City. Hoag collected $600. He birdied 5 of his last 9 holes.more

Justin Hicks won the 4-day long WEB.com Q-School Contest in a playoff
Thursday, September 15, 2016

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Trevor Sluman of Rochester, NY, fired a course record eight under par 64 the first round Wednesday and backed it up with a solid 67 Thursday to earn his first victory in just his third start on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Sluman, 23, edged PGA Tour veteran Justin Hicks of Grosse Ile, Mich., by 131 to 132. Sluman had an eagle at the par-5 15th hole and six birdies the first round, then six more birdies the second, adding his only bogey in 36 holes, at the par-3 12th hole, for 67. The nephew of the 1988 PGA Championship winner Jeff Sluman, Trevor earned $1,160 from the $5,890 purse.

Hicks, 41, who has a winter home in Royal Palm Beach, shot 67-65 w... more

Hicks won with a birdie on the 4th playoff hole over Lee McCoy
Thursday, September 15, 2016

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Justin Hicks from Grosse Ile, MI, wins the Minor League Golf Tour's Web.com Q-school Contest #5 in a sudden death playoff over Lee McCoy. The contest consisted of back to back 2-day events with the low 4-day total score winning a full paid entry into 2016 Web.com Q-School.

Hicks finished in a tie for 5th in the first 2-day event at PGA National Fazio with a 6-under par total of 138 (70-68). Justin shot a 5-under par 67 in the third round at Seagate Country Club and entered the final round 5 shots behind (-11) overnight leader Lee McCoy (-16). Through 71 holes Hicks and McCoy were deadloc... more

Lee McCoy and Brandon Smith lead the Q-School Contest at halfway point
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Lee McCoy of Palm Harbor, FL, birdied the first playoff hole Tuesday for his first professional victory in his first start on the Minor League Golf Tour. McCoy outlasted MLGT veteran Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, the first round leader, after they tied at 10 under par 134 on the Fazio course at PGA National.

At the Fazio’s short par-5 first hole, McCoy reached the green in two, lipped out a 20-foot eagle putt but tapped in his birdie for the win. Smith was short of the green in two, chipped close but missed a four-foot birdie try that would have extended the playoff.

As an amateur, McCoy, 22, finished fourth at the PGA Tour&rs... more

5 players tie for 2nd place at 3-under par 69
Thursday, September 8, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Will Coleman from Palm Beach Gardens, FL, bogied his final hole to shoot a 5-under par 67 but it didn't matter because he had a 3 shot lead entering the final hole. Coleman started out hot by birding 7 of the first 14 holes on Thursday at Jupiter Country Club. He bogied 2 of the last 3 but he still won by 2 shots over the 5 players that had already posted 3-under par 69's.

Coleman, 33, earned $400 in this unique low cost $100 entry fee event. It drew 33 starters. There was also an optional $100 bonus pool. 10 players chose to enter the bonus pool creating a prize pool of $1,000. Coleman won the bonus pool to add $400 to his winners check earning him a total of $800... more

Brandon Smith and Greg O'Mahony finish one shot behind with 68's
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, birdied four holes in a row midway through his round Tuesday at Atlantis Country Club enroute to a five under par 67 and his 33rd victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. After bogeys at the second and seventh holes which sandwiched birdies at No. 3 and 4, Cole birdied 8, 9, 10 and 11, adding one more at the par-3 17th hole. He received $450 from the $1,100 purse, raising his career earnings to $83,398 since August, 2009. Cole also pocketed $150 from the optional bonus pool and $30 in skins for a total of $630.

Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, and Greg O’Mahony of Tequesta, FL, tied for second at 68 among 10 starters in the... more

Record-setting fourth win boosts Order of Merit leader to $137,883 in earnings
Monday, September 5, 2016

BADDECK, NS, Canada - Dan McCarthy from Syracuse, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL, wins for the 4th time this year on the Mackenzie PGA Tour Canada. Dan carded rounds of 65-69-68-68 for a 18 under par total of 270 and a 3 shot win at the Cape Breton Open at Bell Bay Golf Club in Baddeck, NS, Canada.

With this win, Dan becomes the first player to win 4 times in a single season in the PGA Tour era on the Mackenzie Tour. He also is the first player to surpass $100,000 in a single season.

Dan entered the final round tied for the lead with two other players at -14. It was tight all day until Dan birdied 15, 16, and 17. He parred the 18th hole t... more

Brian Fister 2nd with 68 followed by Trevor Sluman in 3rd with 69
Thursday, September 1, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Double record holder Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, birdied four consecutive holes on the inward nine Thursday enroute to a five under par 67 and his 56th victory, the most ever by anyone on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After three birdies and a bogey on the first 10 holes at the Palm Beach County owned Park Ridge Golf Course, Lytle, 30, birdied the 12th through the 15th holes, bogeyed the 16th and parred the last two to win by one. He collected $500 from the $1,980, raising his career earnings to $202,298, also an MLGT record.

Lytle joined the MLGT tour in July, 2006, and won twice before turning pro in August, 2008.

Brian Fister, 26, of L... more

Jaeger won twice on the Minor League Golf Tour in January 2016
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Stephan Jaeger from Munich, Germany, has been slected by Alex Cejka to be his partner on Germany's two man team to compete in the 2016 World Cup of Golf. The prestigious event will take place November 24-27 at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia.

Click here to hear Jaeger's thoughts on being selected

Jaeger won back to back events on the Minor League Golf Tour in January of 2016 while prepping for his 2016 WEB.... more

Brooks Koepka won the 2012 Minor League Golf Tour Championship
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Brooks Koepka from Lake Worth, FL, has secured his spot on the 2016 American Ryder Cup team. The Ryder Cup will take place September 27 - October 2 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn.

Koepka faced a predicament recently being on the edge of making or not making the team while being sidelined with an ankle injury. He made the gutsy decision to fight through the pain at the PGA Championship and after finishing T4 at the PGA Championship and T9 the next week at the Travelers Championship, he locked up his spot on the 2016 American Ryder Cup Team.

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Zac Goodman and Jimmy Lytle tie for 2nd two shots back
Monday, August 29, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, made three birdies and no mistakes Monday as he won for the 32nd time on the Minor League Golf Tour. At three under par 69 on the West course at Jacaranda Country Club, Cole won by two strokes.

Cole birdied Nos. 4, 5 and 18 and received $475 from the $1,290 purse. This raised his career earnings to $82,468 since his MLGT debut seven years and two days ago, on Aug. 27, 2009 with a win at Quail Ridge CC near Boynton Beach. He collected an additional $150 from an optional bonus pool and $12.50 in skins for a total $637.50.

Tied for second at 71 were Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, on four birdies and three bogeys, and Zac Goo... more

Elsen also won the 4-day long WEB.com Q-School Contest
Thursday, August 25, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, WI, broke away from the pack with a nine under par 62 in the final round Thursday at Martin Downs Country Club and raced to his ninth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

At 130, Elsen, 28, won by six strokes on the Osprey Creek course. He opened with 68 on Wednesday to grab a share of the first round lead. Elsen made four birdies and a bogey the first round, an eagle at the par-5 13th and seven birdies in the final round.

He earned $950 from the $4,370 purse, raising his career total to $35,523 since he joined the MLGT in June, 2013. He also collected $928 from an optional bonus pool and another $169 from the skins game.<... more

Matthew Ceravolo finishes one shot behind Elsen
Thursday, August 25, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. - Jordan Elsen from Kenosha, WI, wins the Minor League Golf Tour's Web.com Q-School contest #4 by one shot over Matthew Ceravolo. The contest consisted of back to back 2-day events with the low 4-day total score winning a full paid entry into 2016 Web.com Q-School.

Elsen finished tied for 8th in the first 2-day event at Abacoa Golf Club with a 3-under par total of 141 (68-73). Elsen shot 68 in the 3rd round at Martin Downs Country Club and entered the final round 5 shots behind (-6) overnight leader Matthew Ceravolo (-11). Elsen eagled the par 5 13th hole to tie Ceravolo at -... more

B. Smith leads the Q-School contest by 2 over Matthew Ceravolo
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, fired a pair of five under par 67's at Abacoa Golf Club for his 35th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. He scored an eagle, four birdies and a bogey in the first round Monday, then added five birdies in a mistake-free effort Tuesday to win by two.

Smith received $1,400 from the $7,540 purse, an additional $890 in the optional bonus pool and $112 in the skins game for a total of $2,402, raising his career earnings to $129,980 since October, 2005. He won twice as an amateur before turning pro in January, 2010.

At the halfway point of the WEB.com Q-School contest, Smith leads by 2 over Matthew Ceravolo. Jimmy Lyt... more

It was his first tournament since getting his Amateur status back
Saturday, August 20, 2016

NORTH PALM BEACH, FLA. - Minor League Golf Tour Director Scott Turner fired an bogey free opening round 67 follwed by a 3 birdie, 3 bogey, even par final round to win in his first tournament since getting his Amateur status reinstated earlier this month.  His margin of victory in the Palm Beach County Golf Association Tire Kingdom Stroke Play at Lost Tree Golf Club in North Palm Beach was 3 shots.

Scott and Gil Turner

It was a special win for Scott, having his father Gil Turner, an accomplishe... more

McLean and Lytle played off Tuesday at Legacy as well
Thursday, August 18, 2016

STUART, Fla. - Jon McLean from Weston, FL, won with a birdie on the second playoff hole over Jimmy Lytle. McLean and Lytle matched 5-under par 67's in regulation at The Champions Club. They both had it -7 through 15 holes but both bogied the tough par-4 16th and par-3 17th holes.

McLean won $300 from the $960 purse, Lytle $200. They also each won $250 from the optional bonus pool.

McLean and Lytle also tied at 5-under par 67 and played off Tuesday at Legacy Golf Club. Lytle birdied the 1st playoff hole there to win.

Sunny Kim from Queens, NY, and Greg O'Mahony from Tequesta, FL, tied for 3rd with 4-under par 68's.

Next on the schedule is Minor League Golf T... more

Lytle and Jon McLean tied at 67, Lytle won on 1st playoff hole
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla. - Jimmy Lytle from Ocean Ridge, FL, becomes the first player in Minor League Golf Tour history to surpass $200,000 in earnings. Lytle and Jon McLean tied in regulation with 5-under par 67's at The Legacy Golf Club.

On the first playoff hole, Lytle hit sand wedge to 3 feet. McLean missed the green but did get up and down to force Lytle to make his birdie putt. Lytle did just that, picking up his 55th MLGT win and the $525 winners check that came along with it, raising his MLGT career earnings to $200,323.

In regulation, both Lytle and McLean had 4 birdies, and eagle, and 1 bogey. McLean earned $440 for the 2nd place finish.

The Minor League Go... more

Cole 67, Page 68, three players tied for 3rd at 69
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, birdied the 18th hole to edge Drew Page of Asheville, NC, by a stroke Wednesday at North Palm Beach Country Club for his 31st victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Each player had five birdies and a pair of bogeys on his first 17 holes. Both birdied Nos. 12 and 13. Cole bogeyed 14 and 16, Page, who has one MLGT win, the 15th and 17th.

Cole collected $600 from the $2,760 purse, raising his career earnings to $81,637 since August, 2009. He received an additional $232 from an optional bonus pool. Page, second among 22 starters, received $500.

Three players tied for 3rd at 2-under par 69 including Ryan Armour fr... more

Tommy Hurst 2nd with 68, Michael Midgette 3rd with 69
Monday, August 8, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – Jon McLean of Weston, FL, bogeyed the first and last holes but in between made seven birdies including three in a row midway through Monday’s tournament enroute to his 10th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

At five under par 66 on the East course at Jacaranda Country Club, McLean, 30, finished two strokes ahead in the 20-player field with birdies at Nos. 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 16. He received $525 from the $2,180 purse, raising his career earnings to $40,460 since January, 2010. It was McLean’s first MLGT start since late-April. He has been traveling playing on the PGA Tour China.

Tommy Hurst from Miami Shores, FL, birdied his final... more

Tuesday's winner Brian Fister and Jeremy Walsh finish one shot back
Thursday, August 4, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Jalen Ledger, an amateur playing in just his second Minor League Golf Tour event, went home as the winner Thursday after shooting a three under par 69 on the Rees Jones course at Breakers West.

Ledger, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, made five birdies and two bogeys to win by one stroke. In his only previous MLGT start, in August, 2013, Ledger tied for 10th in a 36-hole tournament at Fountains Country Club. Here, he received a gift certificate for $655, $600 from the main purse and an additional $55 from the skins game.

Brian Fister from Lexington, KY and Jeremy Walsh from Tequesta, FL tied for 2nd just one shot behind Ledger. Fister won earlier t... more

Jordan Elsen, Jimmy Lytle and Greg O'Mahony tie for second at 70
Tuesday, August 2, 2016

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Brian Fister of Lexington, KY, overcame a double bogey on the front nine with five birdies on the back Tuesday to claim his third victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

On a day when play was interrupted several times by rain and lightning, Fister finished at three under par 69 at Seagate Country Club to win by a stroke. After a birdie at the fourth hole, he doubled the par-4 seventh hole, then birdied Nos. 11, 12, 13, 15 and 16. He closed with another bogey at the 17th.

Fister received $475 from the $1,200 purse, raising his career earnings to $15,478 since November, 2013. He won twice earlier this year.

The MLGT's 66th tournament of the... more

12 players have shot 59 in PGA Tour history, Jaeger first to card 58
Sunday, July 31, 2016

HAYWARD, Calif. - Stephan Jaeger from Munich, Germany, wins the Ellie Mae Classic on the WEB.com Tour after breaking history in the opening round. Jaeger birdied his final hole of the opening round for 58, the lowest score ever recorded on the PGA or WEB.com Tour. He followed the historic 58 with rounds of 65-64-63 for a 30-under par total of 250 and a 7 shot victory.

Jaeger's 30-under par total matches the lowest in WEB.com Tour history set by Daniel Chopra in 2004 at the Henrico County Open.

Stephan Jaeger 58

Jaeger won twice on the Minor League Golf Tour in January of 2016 while he was tuning up ... more

Koepka/Ceravolo birdied 2nd playoff hole to beat O'Mahony/Cole and Hart/Cochran
Thursday, July 28, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. - Chase Koepka of West Palm Beach, FL, wedged to within a couple of inches on the second playoff hole Thursday as he teamed with Matt Ceravolo of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, to win the Summer Team Championship on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After three teams tied at 12 under par 59 on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club, Josh Hart, Jupiter, FL, and Case Cochran, Paducah, KY, were eliminated with par-4 on the first extra hole. At the par-4 second, Koepka hit an 80-yard sand wedge to two inches then watched as Greg O'Mahony of Tequesta, FL, missed a 10 footer to tie.

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4 of Elsen's 8 MLGT wins have come at Abacoa GC
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, WI, bogeyed the first hole, then birdied seven of the next fifteen to earn a Minor League Golf Tour victory Tuesday at Abacoa Golf Club. After his wobbly start, Elsen, 28, birdied Nos. 2, 3, 6, 10, 11, 14 and 16 and parred the 10 other holes on the 7,220-yard course.

It was Elsen’s eighth win since he joined the MLGT in June, 2013, half of which have been here at Abacoa. He received $550 from the $2,530 purse plus another $200 in the bonus pool. This raised his career earnings to $27,945.

Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, took second among 22 starters when he birdied the last three holes for 68, followed by Matthew Ceravolo of P... more

Good Luck this fall on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica
Monday, July 25, 2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – PGA Tour Latinoamerica hosted a fall Q-School this past week at TPC Eagle Trace in Coral Springs, FL. The top 30 and ties earned conditional status for the second half of the PGA Tour Latinoamerica season.

Seven players with Minor League Golf Tour experience finished inside the top 30 and received conditional status.

Matt Dubrowski T7

CD Hockersmith T9

Jeff Bronkema T9

Kristian Caparros T13

Patricio Salem T16

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Chase Koepka wins the Web.com Q-School Contest by 3 shots at 11 under par
Thursday, July 21, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, birdied the seventh playoff hole Thursday to beat Daniel Stapff of Curitiba, Brazil, in a Minor League Golf Tour tournament at Plantation Preserve Golf Course. They tied at six under par 136 on matching rounds of 69-67 and halved the first six extra holes with pars.

Lytle received $900, Stapff $650, from the $3,040 purse. This enabled Lytle to retain his status atop the career MLGT standings in both wins, 54, and earnings of $199,247. He joined the mini-tour in July, 2006 and won twice before turning pro in August, 2008.

By comparison, Stapff, a resident of North Bay Village, FL, has made two starts this week, one in... more

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 Web.com 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 Web.com 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 b... more

Chase Koepka leads the Q-School contest by 2 over Brandon Smith at the halfway point
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Time Cantwell from Palm Beach Gardens, FL, fires the best round of the tournament, a 6-under par 65, to win by one over Chase Koepka. Cantwell carded rounds of 69-65 for a 8-under par total of 134 on the Estates course at PGA National.

Cantwell has been fighting a back injury and decided at the last minute to give it a go here at PGA Estates. He was unable to compete in the 4-day Web.com Q-School contest as he had prior arrangements that conflicted with the second half of the contest.

Chase Koepka from West Palm Beach, FL, finished 2nd in the first 2-day event here at PGA Estates at 7-under par 135 but leads the way in the Web.co... more

Hart, Stelick, Smith and Lytle tie for second with 2-under par 70
Thursday, July 14, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Will Coleman of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, was the only player not to make a bogey Thursday as he won for the eighth time on the Minor League Golf Tour with a three under par 69 at Jupiter Country Club.

Coleman, 33, birdied the fourth, eighth and 13th holes as he won by a shot over four players tied for second at 70. He received $600 from the $2,660 purse plus an additional $177 in an optional bonus pool and $55 in skins for a total of $832. This raises his career earnings to $42,713 since November, 2010.

Coleman is one of the Assistant Golf Professionals at Jupiter Country Club so there was a little added pressure to defend home turf at a course he play... more

David Smith 2nd at 72 followed by Corey Stelick in 3rd with 75
Monday, July 11, 2016

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, the career leader in both wins and earnings, added to both columns Monday as the Minor League Golf Tour resumed play after a 17-day summer break.

Lytle posted a three under par 69 on the East course at Indian Spring Country Club with four birdies on the front nine and a lone bogey on the back. It was his 53rd victory since he joined the MLGT in July, 2006, including the first two as an amateur. Lytle turned pro in August, 2008. He collected $450 from the $1,080 purse, raising his career total to $197,951.

There were nine starters for the MLGT's 60th tournament of the year. Next on the schedule: Thursday at Jupiter... more

Record-setting third win boosts Order of Merit leader to over $100,000 in earnings
Sunday, July 10, 2016

WINNIPEG, MB, Canada - Dan McCarthy from Syracuse, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL, wins for the 3rd time in just 5 starts this year on the Mackenzie PGA Tour Canada. Dan carded rounds of 66-64-65-64 for a 25 under par total of 259 and a 7 shot win at the Players Cup at Niakwa Country Club in Winnipeg, Canada.

With this win, Dan becomes the first player to win 3 times in a single season in the PGA Tour era on the Mackenzie Tour. He also is the first player to surpass $100,000 in a single season.

Dan entered the final round with a 5 shot lead and never relinquished it. He birdied 3 of the first 6 holes Sunday and closed with a final round o... more

O'Mahony wins Web.com Q-School Contest #2 by one over Brandon Smith
Thursday, June 23, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Greg O’Mahony of Tequesta, FL, birdied the par-5 17th hole two days in a row and squeezed out a one-stroke Minor League Golf Tour victory Thursday at Abacoa Golf Club.

O’Mahony, 30, shot 67-68—135 to edge three players who tied at 136 among 32 starters. In addition to the 17th, he also birdied the par-5 second and 10th holes and went par-bogey at the long sixth. In 36 holes, he made 12 birdies and three bogeys.

It was his 23rd title since O’Mahony joined the MLGT in August, 2009. A former college All-American at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, he received $1,200 from the $6,080 purse, raising his career earnings to $95,7... more

Brandon Smith shot a final round 65 but came up just one shot short
Thursday, June 23, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Greg O'Mahony from Tequesta, FL, wins the Minor League Golf Tour's Web.com Q-school Contest #2 by one stroke 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 Web.com Q-School.

O'Mahony finished in a tie for 2nd in the first 2-Day event at PGA National Estates with a 3-under par total of 139 (70-69). Greg shot 5-under par 67 in the 3rd round at Abacoa Golf Club and entered the final round one shot back (-8) of Josh Hart (-9). Through 70 holes O'Mahony, Hart and Smith were tied at 11-under par. Smith parred... more

Page leads the Q-School contest by 2 over Hart, O'Mahony and B. Smith
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Drew Page of Asheville, N.C., completed 36 holes without making a bogey Tuesday to win for the first time on the Minor League Golf Tour. He shot 70-67—137 on the Estate course at PGA National to collect $1,600 from the $9,280 purse.

Page, 26, made one birdie the first round Monday, at the par-5 ninth hole, then birdied Nos. 3, 5, 8 and 10 the final round, winning by two strokes over three tied at 139 among 32 starters.

After being warned earlier in the round, Drew Page's group was put on the clock on the 16th tee. Page was able to stay focused with the added presure and finish well to secure the win.

Brandon Smith, Josh Hart, ... more

The three players tied in regulation with 5-under par 67's
Thursday, June 16, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Chase Koepka of West Palm Beach, FL, won for the second time in three starts over eight days of Minor League Golf Tour play, making a birdie on the first playoff hole Thursday at Winston Trails Golf Club.

Koepka outlasted Will Coleman of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and David Smith of Ruston, LA, after they tied at five under par 67. On the first hole of the sudden death playoff, all three reached the green in regulation at the par-4 first hole. Smith missed birdie from seven feet and Coleman from six feet before Koepka made his from five feet.

In regulation, Koepka and Coleman each had five birdies, Smith six birdies and a bogey. Koepka received $500 fr... more

Brandon Smith and David Johnson tie for second with 68
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, a former Wisconsin state amateur star, fired a four under par 67 for a one-stroke margin of victory Tuesday in a Minor League Golf Tour event on the Estate course at PGA National.

Elsen made five birdies (Nos. 2, 4, 12, 14 and 17) to overcome an early bogey, at the par-3 third hole, to edge Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL and David Johnson of Palm Bay, FL, who tied for second at 68 among 22 starters.

Elsen received $550 from the $2,580 purse, raising his career earnings to $26,618 since June, 2013. He collected an additional $183 from a bonus pool and $55 in skins for a total of $788. In 2010, Elsen was named W... more

The top 5 on the order of merit earn 2017 Web.com status
Monday, June 13, 2016

KELOWNA, BC, CAN - Dan McCarthy from Syracuse, NY won the GolfBC Championship on the Mackenzie PGA Tour Canada this past weekend. This is Dan's second win in the first three events on the Mackenzie PGA Tour Canada to go along with a T6 finish. Dan closed with a final round 7-under 64, including a hole out from 102 yards on the par-5 12th, to win by seven over Vancouver, B.C.’s Ryan Williams. McCarthy shot 25-under 259 for the week, setting the new PGA TOUR-era scoring record on the Mackenzie Tour for 72 holes.

McCarthy has won 46 times on the Minor League Golf Tour and amassed $137,029 in career earnings since joing the tour in ... more

Kevin Foley and Ryan Gildersleeve are alternates for the US Open at Oakmont
Sunday, June 12, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour would like to congratulate these 7 players who have qualified for the 2016 US Open at Oakmont Country Club June 16-19.

Listed below are players that have played on the Minor League Golf Tour and have earned the right to play in the US Open at Oakmont.

Mike Miller - Brewster, NY
Justin Hicks - Grosse Ile, MI
Kevin Tway - Edmond, OK
Keegan Bradley - Woodstock, VT
Derek Fathauer - Jenson Beach, FL
Daniel Berger - Jupiter, FL
Brooks Koepka - Lake Worth, FL

Mike Miller

Mike ... more

Jordan Elsen 2nd with 67 followed by Anthony Tocco in 3rd with 68
Thursday, June 9, 2016

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Chase Koepka from West Palm Beach, FL, took advantage of his home course when he turned his first start as a professional golfer into a victory Thursday when he won on the Minor League Golf Tour at Atlantis Country Club.

Koepka eagled the par-5 first and ninth holes enroute to an eight under par 64 to win by three strokes. He also made five birdies and a bogey and earned $450 from the $1,300 purse. He collected an additional $150 from an optional bonus pool and $58.20 in a skins game for a total $658.20. The base entry fee was $160.

In December, Chase and his dad, Bob, won the 61st annual Leon “Pop” Sikes Memorial Father-Son Championship ... more

Carl McCauley and Jordan Elsen finish one shot back with 71
Monday, June 6, 2016

PLANTATION, Fla. – Ross Brown of Wilkes Barre, Pa., claimed his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour with a two under par 70 on a tough day Monday on the West course at Jacaranda Golf Club. Steady winds between 15-20 mph made scoring very difficult.

Brown offset 3 bogies with five birdies for the one shot win over 2 players. It was his 21st start on the MLGT since February, 2010. He received $500 from the $2,050 purse, raising his career earnings to $1,152.

Carl McCauley from Parkland, FL and Jordan Elsen from Kenosha, WI tied for 2nd just one shot back of Brown with 1-under par 71's. Elsen had a 10 foot birdie putt on the final hole and just barely missed on ... more

Ed Carnes 2nd with a 3-under par 68
Thursday, June 2, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, captured his 34th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour, winning by three strokes Thursday with a six under par 65 at Atlantic National Golf Club.

Smith made seven birdies and a bogey, collecting $500 from the $1,520 purse. He joined the MLGT in October, 2005. Two of his wins were as an amateur, before he turned pro in January, 2010. His career earnings total $120,055.

Ed Carnes from Tinton Falls, NJ, birdied his last hole to shoot 68 and finish solo 2nd. He didn't make a bogey all day and earned $350 from the purse.

The Minor League Golf Tour like to thank Atlantic National for hosting this event. Nume... more

Abacoa's Assistant Professional Logan Brown fisinshes 2nd after 5-under par 67
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, Wis., made a two-putt par on the first playoff hole Tuesday at Abacoa Golf Club to claim his sixth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Elsen outlasted Abacoa's Assistant Professional Logan Brown after they tied at five under par 67. Brown missed a four-foot par putt moments after Elsen made his.

In regulation, Elsen eagled the par-5 second hole and added three birdies. He did not make a bogey and received $700 from the $3,680 purse, raising his career earnings to $25,035 since June 2013. Brown bogeyed the first hole in regulation play, then added three birdies on each nine, collecting $560. It was his first MLGT start this season a... more

Dan birdied the final hole to win by 1 shot over Tyler McCumber
Monday, May 30, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC, CAN - Dan McCarthy from Syracuse, NY won the Freedom 55 Financial Open on the Mackenzie PGA Tour Canada. Dan finished the week with a 15-under par total of 273 (68-66-69-70) that included a birdie at the par-5 18th hole. Dan was tied with Tyler McCumber of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL through 71 holes. Tyler hit it in the greenside bunker in 2 while Dan was on the front of the green in 2 some 85 feet from the hole. McCumber failed to get up and down from the bunker and Dan managed to lag his long eagle putt to tap in distance for the victory.

McCarthy has won 46 times on the Minor League Golf Tour and... more

Jimmy Lytle 2nd followed by Adamonis and McCauley tied for 3rd
Thursday, May 26, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Alfredo Adrian of Venezuela eagled the par-5 2nd and 10th holes Thursday en route to a 5-under par 67 on the Minor League Golf Tour at West Palm Beach Golf Club. He made three birdies and two bogies to go with those two eagles.

Jimmy Lytle from Ocean Ridge, FL, overcame a double bogey on his first hole and a 1-over par 36 on the front nine with a 5-under par 32 on the back nine for 68 and a solo 2nd place finish.

Adrian edged Lytle, 67-68, for his third MLGT victory – the first two coming in consecutive tournaments in May, 2012. He collected $600 from the $2,970 purse and an additional $102.88 in the skins game for a total of $702.88. He... more

Richard Donegan (a) and Jordan Elsen tie for 2nd with 68's
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, birdied seven of his last nine holes Tuesday on the Squire course at PGA National for his 30th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After turning in 34 with three birdies and a bogey, Cole birdied Nos. 10, 11 and 12, parred 13, added birdies at 14, 15 and 16, then finished bogey-birdie at 17 and 18. He collected $550 from the $2,500 purse and an additional $177 from an optional bonus pool for a total of $727. He has MLGT earnings of $78,457 since August, 2009.

Richard Donegan, an amateur from Okeechobee, FL, shot 68 to tie Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, Wis., for second among 22 starters. Each made five birdies and a b... more

Ryan Gildersleeve wins Web.com Q-school Contest #1 by 1 stroke
Friday, May 20, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Carl McCauley of Parkland, FL, twice made three consecutive birdies Friday at Martin Downs Country Club to pull out a one-stroke win on the Minor League Golf Tour.

It was the 15th MLGT victory for McCauley, who edged Brant Peaper of Tequesta, FL by a stroke, 64-132 to 65-133, on the Osprey Creek course. Playing one group ahead of McCauley, Peaper had birdied his last four holes. They were tied for second after the first round Thursday.

Ryan Gildersleeve of Clearwater, FL won Q-school Contest #1 in which his entry fee will be paid into the Web.com Tour qualifying school later this year. He won a similar 36-hole tournament here Tuesday and Wednesday a... more

Carl McCauley shot a final round 64 but came up just one shot short
Friday, May 20, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. - Ryan Gildersleeve from Clearwater, FL, wins the Minor League Golf Tour's Web.com Q-school Contest #1 by one stroke over Carl McCauley. The contest consisted of back to back 2-day events with the low 4-day total score winning a full paid entry into 2016 Web.com Q-School.

Ryan won the first 2-day event of the week by 4 shots with a 10-under par score of 132. He shot even par 71 in the 3rd round and carried a 5 shot lead into the final day of the Q-School contest. Carl McCauley was 7-under par on his final round through 16 holes and caught Gildersleeve at -12 through 70 holes. Gildersleeve bir... more

Gildersleeve leads Q-school contest at halfway point, Eric Cole in 2nd
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Ryan Gildersleeve of Clearwater, FL, bogeyed the 18th hole two days in a row, but not to worry. He made 15 birdies and 3 bogeys on the other 34 holes to win a Minor League Golf Tour event Wednesday by four strokes.

At 132 on rounds of 67-65, Gildersleeve broke out of a first round tie with Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, to win by 4 strokes. Olin Browne Jr. of Hobe Sound, FL, had a pair of 68's for 136 on 11 birdies and 5 bogeys, finishing alone in second. McCarthy followed his opening round 67 with 72 for 139 and a tie for fourth among 23 starters.

Making just his second career MLGT start, Gildersleeve, 35, had seven birdies and three bogeys Tuesday,... more

Congratulations to players with MLGT experience having success at the next level
Monday, May 16, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour would like to congratulate players who have kept their skills sharp by competing on the MLGT and taken them to the next level.

This past week Marc Turnesa finished T10 in the Rex Hospital Open on the Web.com Tour. Marc won on the Web.com Tour in 2007 and on the PGA Tour in 2008. He has fought injuries since 2010 and is fighting hard to get back to the PGA Tour.

Ken Duke and Daniel Berger finished T3 and T9 respectively at the Players Championship on t... more

Matt Genchi fires a 5-under par 67 to finish 2nd, one shot back
Friday, May 13, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, won for the second time in three days, and his career record 52nd victory overall on the Minor League Golf Tour, with a six under par 66 on Friday at Hammock Creek Golf Club.

Lytle made three birdies on each nine, at Nos. 5, 6 and 7, then at the 11th, 15th and 17th holes. He received $540 from the $1,905 purse to raise his career earnings to $196,319, also a MLGT record. Lytle also won Wednesday with 67 on the Fazio course at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens.

Matt Genchi of Jupiter, FL, shot 67 with five birdies, second among 16 starters, to collect $430 for the day and $927 in 13 starts since last June. It was his ... more

Brandon Smith birdied 5 of last 6 holes for 68 and solo 2nd
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, fired a 5-under par 67 to edge Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL by one stroke Wednesday on the Fazio course at PGA National.

Lytle made seven birdies, four on the last seven holes, and two front nine bogeys. He earned $725 from the $3,820 purse. Smith earned $560 for his 2nd place finish along with $150 from an optional bonus pool and 2 skins worth $108.58.

It was Lytle’s 51st victory since he joined the MLGT in July, 2006, tying Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, who is currently playing on the Web.com Tour and also has 51 MLGT victories. Steve LeBrun had PGA Tour status in 2013 and is fighting t... more

MLGT all time money leader Jimmy Lytle finishes 2nd with even par 72
Thursday, May 5, 2016

WESTON, FL – Brad Adamonis of Cumberland, RI, overcame a double bogey on the back nine of the Tour course at Weston Hills Country Club on Thursday and rolled to his 14th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After birdies at Nos. 1, 4, 10 and 12, Adamonis, 43, made double bogey at the par-4 13th hole. His drive was headed for the right rough but was never found. He parred the next four before closing with another birdie at the 18th for 69, winning by three. He received $550 from the $1,170 purse, raising his earnings to $53,600 since February, 2005. Adamonis has a Florida home in nearby Coral Springs.

Jimmy Lytle from Ocean Ridge, FL, was tied with Adamonis through ... more

Will Coleman and Brian Fister tie for 2nd after rounds of 70
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, made five birdies on his last nine holes Tuesday to pull away for a four stroke Minor League Golf Tour victory at the Legacy Golf & Tennis Club.

At six under par 66, McCarthy collected his 46th win since joining the MLGT in October, 2007. After making the turn in 35 with two birdies and a bogey, McCarthy birdied Nos. 10, 11, 12, 17 and 18. He received $600 from the $3,030 purse plus an additional $225 from an optional bonus pool, raising his career earnings to $135,679.

Legacy Golf Club will host local qualifying for the United States Open Championship next week. The Minor League Golf Tour would like to thank t... more

Stuard won a MLGT event at TPC back in 2012
Monday, May 2, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour would like to congratulate Brian Stuard on winning the 2016 Zurich Classic on the PGA Tour. He went all 56 holes without making a bogey (54 in regulation and 2 playoff holes). The tournament was shortened to 54 holes due to weather.

Brian has played 11 events on the Minor League Golf Tour with 1 win and 6 other top 5 finishes.

Stuard outlasted Jamie Lovemark and Byeong-Hun An in a sudden death playoff that lasted 2 holes. Lovemark played in the MLGT Team championship in December 2015.

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Brad Adamonis and Greg O'Mahony tie for 3rd with 65
Thursday, April 28, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, birdied the second extra hole Thursday at Park Ridge Golf Course for his 29th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Cole edged Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, after they tied at 11-under par 61.

They halved the first extra hole, the par-3 second. At the par-4 third, McCarthy missed a 20-foot birdie putt, then Cole sank a 15 footer from pin-high right of the flagstick. Cole was in the second group off the tee, McCarthy in the last, 48 minutes later.

In regulation, Cole, 27, eagled the par-5 12th and 18th holes to go with eight birdies and a bogey. He received $550 from the $2,350 purse plus an additional $225 from an optiona... more

Dan McCarthy and Jordan Elsen tie for 2nd with 65
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Sandro Piaget of Jupiter, FL, birdied five of his last nine holes Wednesday for an eight under par 63 to pull out his seventh victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After making the turn in 32 on the Osprey Creek Course at Martin Downs Country Club with four birdies and a bogey, Piaget birdied Nos. 10, 11, 14, 15 and 18 for a two-stroke margin of victory, receiving $800 from the $4,485 purse and raising his career earnings to $29,616 since February, 2007. Sandro won twice on teh MLGT as an amateur before turning pro in December 2007.

Tied for second at 65 among 39 starters were Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, with seven birdies and a bogey, and Jordan... more

Alex medinis finishes 2nd with a 5-under par 67
Monday, April 25, 2016

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Playing in the final threesome of the day, Sunny Kim of Queens, NY, out-dueled Alex Medinis of Fort Myers, FL, by 64 to 67 Monday at Inverrary Country Club for his 42nd victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Eagles at the par-5 second and 17th holes on the East course were decisive for Kim, who also made six birdies and two bogeys. Medinis had seven birdies and two bogeys, finishing with birdies at the 14th and 15th holes, a bogey at 16 and birdies at 17 and 18. Kim shot 30 on the front side and never looked back.

Kim collected $450 from the purse and an additional $41.58 from the skins game, raising his career MLGT earnings to $174,896 since Octob... more

Ed Carnes 2nd with 68 followed by Brad Adamonis in 3rd with 70
Thursday, April 21, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle enhanced his status as the top player on the Minor League Golf Tour with his victory Thursday at Winston Trails Golf Club. Lytle eagled the par-5 fourth hole and made three birdies and a bogey on each nine for a six under par 66 to win by two strokes. Conditions were tough with steady winds of 20 mph and gusts up to 30 mph.

Lytle, 30, received $600 from the $2,260 purse. Since joining the MLGT in July, 2006, Lytle has earned 50 victories and $194,299 in career earnings. The MLGT has conducted 1,354 tournaments since August, 2004.

Ed Carnes of Tinton Falls, NJ, was second among 19 players with 68 on an eagle, five birdies and three bogey... more

Help us build bigger fields and keep our host courses happy
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Effective May 1, 2016

Dear Players,

Time and time again I hear players talking about how they were on the fence about playing a Minor League Golf Tour event. How they looked at the registered player list a couple days ahead of time and saw 11 or so players registered, and they chose not to sign up because of the small field. Then later they tell me “I saw you had 28 players, I would have played if I knew that many more guys were going to sign up last minute.”

Starting May 1st, 2016, there will be a $5 late fee added to your entry if you register the day before the event. If space is still available, a player can register the day before and and pay the ... more

Jimmy Lytle 2nd with 67 followed by Matt Springer in 3rd with 68
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, made four birdies on each nine Wednesday enroute to a seven under par 65 and a two-stroke margin of victory on the Minor League Golf Tour at Hammock Creek Golf Club.

It was his second victory in his last four MLGT starts, his 33rd overall. He received $725 from the $3,560 purse, raising his career earnings to $116,261 since October, 2005. Smith collected an additional $275 in an optional bonus pool and $96 from the skins game for a total of $1,096 on the day. His birdies were at Nos. 1, 2, 4, 6, 10, 14, 16 and 17 and bogeyed the 11th hole.

Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, was second among 28 starters with 67 on s... more

Coleman and Mellon tied at 5-under par 67, Olin Brown Jr. 3rd with 68
Monday, April 18, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Will Coleman of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, birdied the second playoff hole Monday at West Palm Beach Golf Club to win for the seventh time on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Coleman edged Spencer Mellon of Oakmont, PA, after they tied at five under par 67. They halved the first extra hole with par-4's. Then Coleman reached the green in two at the par-5 second, two-putting from 35 feet for birdie and the win. Mellon drove into a fairway bunker, laid up in the fairway, hit his 3rd to 15 feet and just narrowly missed his birdie bid.

In regulation, Coleman shot up the back nine with five straight birdies, a par at 15, two more birdies and a closing par a... more

Brandon Smith finishes one shot back at 9-under par 135
Thursday, April 14, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Billy Kennerly of Alpharetta, GA, making his first appearance on the Minor League Golf Tour, fired a pair of five under par 67's for a one-stroke victory and a check for $10,000 Thursday at Abacoa Golf Club.

Kennerly, 24, made an eagle at the par-5 10th hole, four birdies and a bogey Wednesday, five birdies in a mistake-free round Thursday, including the first of three in a row at No. 10 to start the back nine, finishing at 134.

Kennerly and Smith were tied at 9 under par with 5 holes to play. Kennerly made a 10 foot putt for birdie on #17 to pull ahead by 1 entering the final hole. After missing the green and ending up in a greenside bunker, he blasted out... more

Eric Hallberg and Brad Adamonis tie for second just one shot back
Monday, April 11, 2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Mike Miller continued his strong play on the Minor League Golf Tour on Monday with a four under par 68 at TPC Eagle Trace. It was his ninth start since Feb. 23 and in the last five since March 9, Miller has three 2nd place finishes and two wins.

Miller eagled the par-5 eighth hole to go with five birdies and three bogeys. He received $800 from the $3,800 purse, raising his career earnings to $5,455, including $177 in an optional bonus pool and $31.43 in the skins game for a total of $1,008.43 on the day.

Eric Hallberg from Castle Rock, CO, and Brad Adamonis from Cumberland, RI, both finished strong but came up one shot out of a playoff. Hallberg... more

Chris DeForest and Eric Cole tie for 3rd with 68
Thursday, April 7, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, was four under par on the last six holes Thursday for a two-stroke victory over Brad Adamonis of Cumberland, RI, by 65 to 67 in a Minor League Golf Tour event at Martin Downs Country Club. Adamonis was two under over the same holes on the Osprey Creek course and that proved to be the difference. Each started their late-round surge with an eagle at the par-5 13th hole.

It was Smith’s 32nd win since he joined the MLGT in October, 2005, two of which came as an amateur before he turned pro at the start of 2010. He boosted his career earnings to $111,153 with a total of $1,218 Thursday. Of that, $850 came from the $4,4... more

Jordan Elsen made a double eagle on the par 5 1st hole
Wednesday, April 6, 2016

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Greg O’Mahony of Tequesta, FL, birdied his first four holes Wednesday and held on to win on the Minor League Golf Tour for the 22nd time. After making the turn in 32 at Atlantis Country Club, O’Mahony birdied the 11th and 14th before closing with a bogey at the par-5 18th for a five under par 67.

O’Mahony edged Bo Hoag of Columbus, OH, who eagled the par-4 14th hole and added five birdies and three bogeys for 68, second among 31 players.

O’Mahony received $750 from the $3,565 purse, raising his career earnings to $100,115 since August, 2009. He collected another $223 from the optional bonus pool and $68 from the skins game for... more

McLean, Harrison and Keown tied with 5-under par 67's
Monday, April 4, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Jon McLean of Weston, FL, claimed his ninth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour in a playoff Monday at Winston Trails Golf Club. McLean two-putted for par on the second extra hole to outlast Clint Keown of Evansville, IN, and Charlie Harrison of Atlanta, GA, after they tied at five under par 67.

All three made par-4s on the first extra hole. At the par-4 second, Harrison hit his tee shot out of bounds. Keown reached the fringe in two, some 30 feet from the hole. McLean was also on in two, hitting his first putt from 15 feet to tap-in range and won when Keown missed a comeback 12-foot par putt. Harrison also bogeyed the hole.

In regulation, McLean... more

Good Luck this summer in Canada
Sunday, April 3, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - PGA Tour Canada is one of the avenues to earn playing privileges on the Web.com Tour. This past week (March 29 through April 1) in Port Saint Lucie, FL, PGA Tour Canada qualifying school was held on the PGA Village's Wanamaker Course. The medalist earns fully exempt status on the 2016 PGA Tour Canada, 2nd through 16th (no ties) earns exempt status through the first re-schuffle, and 17th through 40th (plus ties) earns conditional status. The following players with Minor League Golf Tour expierence earned status through q-school.

Chris Hemmerich - Kitchener, Ontario - 4th

Vaita Guillaume - Tahiti - T5

Alex Medinis - Fort Myers, FL - T7
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Cole birdied the 3rd playoff hole (pictured below) for the win
Thursday, March 31, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, made three straight playoff birdies Thursday at Abacoa Golf Club to win for the 28th time on the Minor League Golf Tour. Coincidentally, the winning, four-foot birdie putt was at the par-4 12th hole where Cole made a double bogey earlier in the day.

Cole finished with four birdies on each nine and a bogey at the par-3 13th hole after the double at No. 12. At 67, he outlasted Eric Steger of Noblesville, IN, Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL and Mike Miller of Brewster, NY, each with six birdies and a bogey.

Cole, Steger and Smith birdied the par-5 10th hole, Cole and Steger the par-4 11th and Cole won the 12th (3rd playoff ... more

Mike Miller finishes 2nd after being 6 under par through 14 holes
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Zach Steffen of Des Moines, IA, was cruising along at 8-under par through 15 holes when play was suspended Tuesday at 12:57pm due to lightning striking 5.4 miles from Fountains Country Club's North Course. Minor League Golf Tour policy states that play must cease immediately if lightning strikes within 10 miles of the golf course.

Mike Miller of Brewster, NY, teed off earlier in the day and birdied the final hole to post a 7-under par 64. Unfortunately for him, his last 4 holes would not count. MLGT policy states that if every group completes at least half of the scheduled holes, the tournament is deemed official. And since this was an 18 hole tournament, ... more

Eric Beringer 2nd with 70 followed by Daniel Allen (a) in 3rd with 71
Monday, March 28, 2016

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Dylan Newman of New Rochelle, NY, made two birdies on an otherwise consistent day of par golf Monday to win on the Minor League Golf Tour. Making just his 11th start since March, 2015, Newman earned his second victory with 16 pars and birdies at the seventh and 17th holes of the Oaks course at Palm Aire Country Club. He received $600 from the $2,065 purse.

Eric Beringer of Philadelphia, PA, had three birdies but a double bogey at the par-4 eighth hole proved costly. Beringer shot 70 to finish second among 16 starters, collecting $470.

Amateur Daniel Allen finish birdied the final hole to card 71 and finish alone in 3rd.

The MLGT winds up... more

Matt Hill finishes 2nd after a 4-under par 67
Thursday, March 24, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Charlie Harrison of Atlanta, GA, finished eagle-birdie for a two-stroke victory over Matt Hill of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 65-67, in a Minor League Golf Tour event Thursday on Martin Downs’ Osprey Creek course.

Harrison claimed his first MLGT win with a birdie and a bogey on the front, then four birdies, at Nos. 10, 12, 15 and 18, and an eagle at the par-5 17th for an incoming 30. It was his lowest score since joining the tour in December 2015. He received $1,000 from the $7,550 purse to raise his career earnings to $7,918.

Harrison was a Big Break contestant in 2014 at Myrtle Beach, SC, on The Golf Channel.

Hill had five birdies and a ... more

Mitchell Gregson finishes 2nd with 68 on a windy day at WPB GC
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Nate McCoy of Ankeny, IA, outdueled Mitchell Gregson of Waterloo, IL, early in the day, then both had to wait nearly two hours to see if anyone could do better Wednesday in Minor League Golf Tour play at West Palm Beach Golf Club.

Playing in the first threesome off the tee at 10:12am, Gregson shot four under par 68 with four birdies on the last five holes, excluding No. 16. Two groups later, McCoy finished with birdies at 13, 14, 17 and 18 in a bogey-free seven under 65, winning by three.

It was McCoy’s seventh MLGT start, all since January, and his first win. He received $800 from the $4,740 purse, boosting his career earnings to $2,275... more

Jimmy Lytle 2nd with 68 followed by Steven Ihm in 3rd with 70
Monday, March 21, 2016

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ontario, birdied the first two holes, then rolled to a five under par 66 Monday at North Palm Beach Country Club for his 34th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Conditions were difficult between the temperature in the high 50's and the winds between 15 and 20 mph.

Silverman also birdied four of five holes midway through the round and closed with his seventh birdied of the day at the par 5 18th hole to win by two strokes. He made two bogies on holes 4 and 7. Silverman earned $725 from the $3,375 purse, an additional $177 from the optional bonus pool and $86.67 in the skins game for a total of $988.67.

Silverman ... more

Bronkema, McCumber, Medinis and Gomez (a) tie for 2nd with 67's
Thursday, March 17, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach,FL, played a flawless round Thursday on the South course at Fountains Country Club, winning for the 31st time on the Minor League Golf Tour. Smith did not make a bogey in scoring a seven under par 65 to win by two.

Smith joined the MLGT in October, 2005, and won twice before turning pro in January, 2010. He collected $1,000 from the $5,265 purse and an additional $200 in an optional bonus pool, boosting his career earnings to $108,427.

Four players tied for 2nd at 5-under par 67 including Jeff Bronkema from Plainwell, MI, Tyler McCumber from Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Alex Medinis from Fort Myers, FL, and Mateo Gomez (a... more

Mitchell Gregson and John Hahn tie for 2nd with 65's
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, made four straight birdies on the front and four more birdies and an eagle on the back Wednesday at Park Ridge Golf Course. The result was his 49th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Lytle birdied Nos. 3, 4 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 14 and 18, eagled the par-5 15th hole and bogeyed the 11th and 17th to win by two strokes. He received $700 from the $3,350 purse, raising his career earnings to $191,028. Lytle leads the MLGT all time money list by just over $18,000

Tied for second at 65 were John Hahn of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, and Michael Gregson of Waterloo, IL. Hahn made an eagle, seven birdies and a double bogey. Gregson... more

Yribarren, Hallberg and Davis tie for 3rd with 1-under par 71's
Monday, March 14, 2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Jeff Bronkema of Plainwell, MI, birdied three of his last five holes of regulation Monday, then the second playoff hole, to earn his fifth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Bronkema outlasted Matthew Jennings of Prairie City, IA, after they tied at three under par 69 at TPC Eagle Trace. Jennings birdied his first three holes but parred in after his final birdie at No. 13 as Bronkema was making birdies at 14, 16 and 17.

In the playoff, they halved the par-4 first hole. At the par-4 second, Jennings missed the green and chipped to within 5 feet for par. Bronkema hit his second shot to within 12 feet and holed the birdie putt for the win befor... more

Jordan Elsen, Kristian Caparros and Eric Cole all tie for 2nd
Thursday, March 10, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Mike Miller of Brewster, NY, birdied the first playoff hole Thursday for his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. After four players posted three under par 69's on the South course at Fountains Country Club, Miller won with a three-foot putt on the first hole of the sudden death playoff. He was the only one to reach the green at the par-5 first hole in two.

In regulation, Miller and Eric Cole of Orlando, FL, each made four birdies and a bogey, Kristian Caparros of Hollywood, FL, had six birdies and three bogeys, and Jordan Elsen of Kenosha, WI, scored seven birdies and four bogeys. Cole and Caparros both birdied the 18th, Elsen bogeyed the final ho... more

All 4 of Hart's MLGT victories have come on Martin Downs' Osprey Course
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Josh Hart of Jupiter, FL, eagled the 17th hole Wednesday to pull out his fourth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Hart edged Mike Miller of Brewster, NY, 66 to 67 on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club. Miller had finished more than an hour earlier than Hart with birdies on his last three holes.

In regulation, Hart made four birdies and a bogey on the first 13 holes. He received $900 from the $6,100, boosting his career earnings to $18,506 since February, 2008. All four of Hart's Minor League Golf Tour's victories have come on the Osprey Course at Martin Downs Country Club.

Miller, making his fifth MLGT start, made six birdies ... more

Michael Schachner, Bo Hoag, and Mitchell Gregson tie for 2nd
Monday, March 7, 2016

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL, birdied the first extra hole Monday to win a four-man playoff on the first visit to the Palm Aire Country Club by the Minor League Golf Tour. Lytle outlasted Bo Hoag, Mitchell Gregson and Michael Schachner after they tied at two under par 69 on the Oaks course.

Lytle received $800 from the $4,260 purse. It was his 48th victory since he joined the tour in July, 2006, bringing him within three of Steve LeBrun of Royal Palm Beach, FL. LeBrun leads the MLGT in career wins with 51. Lytle, however, is the all time MLGT money leader with career earnings of $190,328. Lytle's first two wins were as an amateur. He turned pro in Aug... more

McCarthy, Buckley, and Erdy tie for 2nd with 66's
Thursday, March 3, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ontario, finished with a blistering seven under par stretch on the last five holes Wednesday to earn his 33rd victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Silverman eagled the par-5 14th and 18th holes and birdied the three in between, Nos. 15, 16 and 17, for an incoming 29 at Ironhorse Country Club to equal the course record of nine under par 63. He also birdied the seventh and ninth holes on the front.

Silverman received $1,000 from the $5,680 purse and an additional $232 from an optional bonus pool, raising his career earnings to $121,954 since September, 2010.

Ben finished in a tie for 14th place at Web.com qu... more

Register early to grow field sizes
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour will visit Palm Aire Country Club Monday March 7th. If you plan to play please sign up ASAP. The tour has reserved room for 45 players and as of Wednesday March 2nd at 8:00pm 3 players are signed up.

The tour usually books 15-24 tee times for each event months in advance. If our signup is light, the course will start taking back our tee times and booking them with member or public play. They do this because we can not guarantee the tee times and be charged for rounds not played, and they need to ensure revenue.

Additionally, they charge more to the public AND those players usually spend more money on food, drinks, and merchandise ... more

Peter Skirpstas 2nd with 69 followed by Brandon Smith 3rd with 70
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Jeff Bronkema of Plainwell, MI, birdied five of his last eight holes Wednesday to pull out his fourth victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. He finished with a four under par 68 at Hammock Creek Golf Club to edge Peter Skirpstas of Medina, OH, by a single shot.

After scoring two birdies and a pair of bogeys on the front nine, Bronkema, 27, birdied the 11th hole, bogeyed the 12th, then birdied Nos. 13, 14, 16 and 17. He received $800 from the $4,030 purse, raising his career earnings to $15,369 since Dec. 5, 2011.

Second among 31 starters, Skirpstas, 28, had his best finish in nine starts with the MLGT since December, 2014. He had five birdies and tw... more

LeBrun, Davis, Stuard, and Budd tie for 2nd one shot back at 69
Monday, February 29, 2016

PARKLAND, Fla. – Andy Winings of Fisher, IN, lived up to his name Monday, earning his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour by firing a four under par 68 at Parkland Golf Club. Winings made seven birdies to overcome a double bogey at the par-4 sixth hole and a bogey at the par-5 13th.

It was Winings’ third MLGT start since Jan. 21, He received $1,000 from the $5,400 purse, an additional $321 in an optional bonus pool and $133.34 in the skins game for a total of $1,454.34.

Winings is a Web.com Tour player looking to earn a spot on golf's biggest stage next year. Andy finished 2nd in the 2015 Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna on the Web.com Tour.

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Jimmy Lytle and Sunny Kim tie for second one shot back at 68
Thursday, February 25, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, birdied the 18th hole Thursday to earn his 45th win on the Minor League Golf Tour, his third this year. McCarthy had four birdies in a bogey-free round, including a six footer at the final green for 67 on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club.

McCarthy earned $1,000 from the $8,235 purse, raising his career earnings to $129,685 since October, 2007. He collected an additional $348 in an optional bonus pool.

Tied for second at three under par 68 among 61 starters were Jimmy Lytle of Ocean Ridge, FL and Sunny Kim of Queens, NY. Lytle had five birdies and two bogeys, Kim three birdies and no bogies.

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Mitchell Gregson and Jordan Elsen tie for 3rd one shot out of playoff
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - 2016 Web.com Tour member Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ontario, came back from a bogey on the short 18th hole by making par on fourth playoff hole Tuesday to win for the 32nd time on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Following a round that included five birdies on the front nine, an eagle at the par-5 11th hole and two bogeys, Silverman outlasted Jhared Hack of Sanford, FL after they tied at five under par 66 on the North course at Fountains Country Club. Hack did not make a bogey until his 22nd hole.

In the playoff, they halved the par-5 first hole with birdies, the second and third with par-4's and par-5's. At... more

Greg DeForest and Aaron Sherry tie for second 3 shots back at 134
Sunday, February 21, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Sunny Kim from Queens, NY finished strong with 5 birdies on the final nine holes to win the Professional Division of the West Palm Beach City Championship. Kim entered the final round 2 shots behind overnight leader Carl McCauley. Sunny made a birdie and a bogey on the front nine but then pulled ahead with his 5-under par 32 on the final nine holes. Kim's 36 hole total of 131 (64-67) was good for a 3 shot victory over 2 players.

This was Kim's 41st victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. He earned $5,000 from the $20,025 purse raising his career earnings to $171,528.

Chris DeForest from Daniel Island, SC and Aaron Sherry from Ft. Myers, FL tied for 2... more

Good Luck at the Honda Classic Monday Qualifier!
Saturday, February 20, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - 14 of the 25 players moving on to the Honda Classic Monday Qualifier on February 22 have competed on the Minor League Golf Tour. These 14 players have combined for 84 MLGT wins and $330,557 in prize money.

Over 300 players attempted the Pre-Qualifying process on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at The Fountains Country Club's North Course and Ironhorse Country Club. The format was 18 holes of stroke play competition with the top 7 plus ties from each day earning a spot in The Honda Classic Monday Qualifier at Mayacoo Lakes Country Club.

Congratulations to the following 14 players with MLGT experience teeing it up Monday with a chance to qualify for the PGA... more

Ben Silverman finishes 2nd with 70 followed by 6 players tied for 3rd
Monday, February 15, 2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Jon McLean of nearby Weston, FL overcame 2 bogies with 5 birdies for a 3-under par round of 69 Monday to win for the eighth time on the Minor League Golf Tour.

The son of noted golf instructor Jim McLean, Jon won by a stroke over Ben Silverman of Toronto, Ontario. Along with bogeys at the seventh and 15th holes, McLean birdied Nos. 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16. Silverman made three birdies and one bogey for 70, second among 36 starters.

McLean received $925 from the $4,725 purse, raising his career earnings to $37,825 since January, 2010.

Six players tied for 3rd at 1-under par 71 including Justin Hicks. Hicks is returning from an injury and tun... more

Congratulations to players with MLGT experience having success at the next level
Sunday, February 14, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - The Minor League Golf Tour would like to congratulate players who have kept their skills sharp by competing on the MLGT and taken them to the next level.

Listed below are players that have played on the Minor League Golf Tour and have earned playing privileges on the Web.com Tour for 2016.

Ben Silverman - Thornhill, Ontario
Steve LeBrun - West Palm Beach, FL
Justin Peters - Stuart, FL
Ryan Armour - Jupiter, FL
Brad Adamonis - Cumberland, RI
Jesse Speirs - Bangor, ME
Doug Letson - Tampa, FL
Curtis Thompson - Coral Springs, FL
Adam Long - St. Louis, MO
Kevin Tway - Edmond, OK
Marc Tu... more

Josh Hart, Stephen Grant and Greg Reilly tie for 3rd with 67
Thursday, February 11, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Case Cochran of Paducah, KY, birdied the par-3 18th hole on his fifth try Thursday – once in regulation, then on the fourth time through in a sudden death playoff – to earn his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Cochran outlasted MLGT veteran Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL after they tied at five under par 65 on the North course at Fountains Country Club. They returned to the tee to play the par-3 18th over-and-over until someone won.

While Smith made four straight two-putt pars, Cochran had up-and-down par-savers at the first (a foot and a half) and third (3 feet), then sank a 15 footer to birdie for the win.

Co... more

Eric Cole finishes 2nd after 67 followed by Grant and Hughes T-3 with 68
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. – Jeb Buchanan of Loudonville, NY, birdied three of the four par-3 holes enroute to a seven under par 65 Wednesday as he scored his second victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Buchanan birdied the par-3 13th, fourth and eighth holes at Abacoa Golf Club but bogeyed the short 15th, his only error of the day. He started on #10 and proceeded to birdie his first 4 holes. He then bogied 15 but fought back with birdies at 16, 4, and his fianl 2 holes, #8 and #9.

Eric Cole from Orlando, FL finished second alone after a round of 67 that included an eagle at the par 5 second hole, 4 birdies, and a bogey at the last.

Buchanan received $1,000 from the $7,... more

Four players tie for third at one over par 73 on a tough day at Parkland
Monday, February 8, 2016

PARKLAND, Fla. – Brian Fister of Lexington, KY, parred the fourth extra hole Monday at Parkland Country Club to outlast Mitchell Gregson of Waterloo, IL, and earn his second victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

They had tied at three under par 69, then matched pars of 5, 3 and 4 on the first three playoff holes, before Fister two-putted from 30 feet for par-4 at the fourth hole for the win. Gregson missed the green, chipped on and missed a 20-foot par putt.

In regulation, Fister birdied four of his first eight holes, bogeyed the 10th and parred in. He received $775 from the $3,780 purse. Gregson, second among 28 starters, had five birdies, two bogeys and collected... more

McCarthy rolled in his 15 foot (pictured below) birdie putt on the final hole for the win
Thursday, February 4, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, birdied the last two holes Thursday at Martin Downs Golf Club for a seven under par 64 and his 44th victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Some 25 minutes earlier, Will Coleman of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, birdied his last three holes only to fall a stroke short at the end with 65. Coleman got off to a rough start being 2 over par through 3 holes but battled back with 8 birdies and no bogies in his last 15 holes.

Overall, McCarthy made four birdies on each nine and a bogey at the 10th hole. He collected $975 from the $5,265 purse, raising his career earnings to $126,632 since October, 2007. Coleman, who had eight birdies ... more

Fister, McCarthy, and Buckley tie for 2nd with 68's
Tuesday, February 2, 2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Brad Gehl of Carmel, IN, made four birdies on the inward nine Tuesday at TPC Eagle Trace to win Minor League Golf Tour's first major of the season. His five under par 67 was a stroke better than three players tied at 68 among the 44 starters.

After multiple weather delays, the first round scheduled Monday was canceled because of rain and a golf course partially under water and unfit for play. Gehl, 25, received the top prize of $4,000 from the $22,440 purse, raising his career earnings to $14,852 since January of 2014. It was his third MLGT win.

Gehl made three birdies and two bogeys on the front to turn in 35, then birdied Nos. 10, 11, 15 and 1... more

Carl McCauley and Stephan Jaeger tie for second at 4-under par 138
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, birdied his final hole Monday and the last two on Tuesday to earn his 43rd win on the Minor League Golf Tour.

McCarthy shot 70-66—136, six under par on the Estate course at PGA National to win by two over a 41-player field. He received $2,000 from the $10,045 purse, raising his career earnings to $123,390 since October, 2007. In 36 holes here, McCarthy made 10 birdies and 4 bogeys. His 66 was the low round of the final day.

Carl McCauley from Parkland, FL and Stephan Jaeger from Munich, Germany, tied for 2nd two shots behind McCarthy at 138. Jaeger won back to back events last week including a 2 day event... more

Thank you in advance for helping us run a better tour for YOU!
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

If you want to play for $10,000 in the major next week at TPC
If you want bigger fields when you play Minor League Golf Tournaments

THEN PLEASE READ THIS STORY BELOW! 

The tour had an event scheduled at Abaoca on November 4th, 2014. If you checked the website on Saturday October 25th (10 days before the event) you would have seen only 1 player registered. That is what Abacoa Golf Club did AND they sent us an email to cut back on the 18 teetimes for 54 players (18 times x threesomes = 54 players) that was reserved when the event was booked.

WE RESERVE MANY TEETIMES

I replied asking to... more

Jimmy Lytle made a double eagle on the par 5 5th hole
Thursday, January 21, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Brian Fister from Lexington, KY made 2 eagles and 4 birdies en route to a 7-under par 65 on the South Course at Fountains Country Club. It was Fister's first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour since joing in November of 2013. He took home $960 from the $5,135 purse increasing his career earnings to $9,395.

Fister's victory came over a trio of players including Stephan Jaeger, Jesse Larson, and Bo Hoag. Jaeger won the past 2 events this week on the MLGT at PGA Estates and Abacoa Golf Club and looks to be in good form heading into his 2016 Web.com Tour season. He has conditional status after finishing 98th on the 2015 Web.com Tour's money list.

Th... more

Jacob Eggers 2nd with 67 followed by 5 players tied for 3rd at 68
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

JUPITER, Fla. - Stephan Jaeger from Munich, Germany, overcame a bogey on the par 3 8th hole with 9 birdies to card a 64 and back to back wins on the Minor League Golf Tour. Jaeger won the 36 hole event at PGA National's Estates course on Monday and Tuesday by one shot with a 5-under par total of 137. His 8-under par 64 here at Abacoa Golf Club was good for a 3 shot victory and the $1,000 first place check. Jaeger, 26, will compete Thursday on Fountains Country Club's South course and try to win three in a row.

Jacob Eggers from Vilas, NC, birdied two of his last three holes to break out of a tie for 2nd and claim it on his own. He took home $825 from the $8,610 purse. Five players... more

Josh Hart and Eric Steger tie for second at 4-under par 138
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Stephan Jaeger's second round 68 on PGA National's Estate course was the low round of the day and earned him a one shot victory over Josh Hart and Eric Steger. Jaeger, from Munich, Germany, opened with a 2-under par 69 and sat tied for 4th three shots off the lead. In difficult, cold conditions, Jaeger, 26, shot 68 on the second day and posted 5-under par 137. The final threesome of overnight leaders came up just short and Jaeger's 5-under par total was good enough for a one shot win. It was Jaeger's first win on the Minor League Golf Tour in just his third start. He took home $2,500 from the $14,915 purse.

Josh Hart from Jupiter, FL, and Eric Steger fro... more

Dan McCarthy 2nd after 64 followed by Tuesday's winner Jeff Bronkema in 3rd
Thursday, January 14, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Adam Svensson of Surrey, British Columbia, continued his strong play in South Florida by winning a Minor League Golf Tour tournament Thursday at Martin Downs Golf Club.

Svensson posted an eight under par 63 with birdies at Nos. 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 17. It was his second MLGT start, his first win. He received $1,000 from the $6,475 purse. He shot 68 Tuesday at Fountains CC-North in Lake Worth to tie for sixth.

Last month at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Svensson, 22, was the medalist in the national qualifying finals for the Web.com Tour this year, the next step in qualifying for the PGA Tour.

There were 48 starters Thursday. Next ... more

Corey Stelick made a hole in one on the 184 yard 5th hole
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Jeff Bronkema from Plainwell, MI, overcame an early double bogey with a couple of birdie splurges later in the round Tuesday to earn his third victory on the Minor League Golf Tour.

After he doubled the par-5 third hole, Bronkema, 26, birdied the fifth through the ninth holes, then the 16th and 17th to edge Kristian Caparros of Hollywood, FL 64 to 65 on the North course at Fountains Country Club.

Bronkema finished his round with an eagle at the par-5 11th hole, eight birdies and a bogey, earning $1,000 from the $5,775 purse. Caparros also eagled the 11th hole, and had five birdies and bogey to finish second among 42 starters. He collected $700.

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Jimmy Lytle 2nd with 70 followed by Adamonis and Budd tied for 3rd with 71
Monday, January 11, 2016

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Nicholas Thompson of Coral Springs, FL, tuning up for his return to the PGA Tour, fired a five under par 67 Monday to win the Minor League Golf Tour event at the TPC at Eagle Trace, his home course.

Thompson, who turned 33 on Christmas Day, made four birdies in a row starting at the seventh hole. He finished with an eagle, five birdies and two bogies. It was his second MLGT victory, the first coming January 10, 2011 in his first appearance.

Thompson earned $900 from the $4,590 purse and an additional $120 in skins money and $275 from the bonus pool for a total of $1,295.

He missed the cuts in three early-season starts on the PGA Tour las... more

Carl McCauley and Charlie Harrison tie for 2nd with 68
Thursday, January 7, 2016

PALM CITY, Fla. – Brandon Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, birdied four holes in a row and eight of the first twelve, Thursday, enroute to winning the opening tournament of the 13th season on the Minor League Golf Tour.

Smith fired a six under par 66 at Hammock Creek Golf Club, winning by two shots. He birdied Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11 and 12, and had a double bogey at the par-4 13th hole. It was Smith’s 30th MLGT victory, including two as an amateur. He turned pro in January, 2010. Smith collected $800 from the $3,870 purse, raising his career earnings to $98,442.25.

Carl McCauley of Parkland, FL and Charlie Harrison of Atlanta, GA matched 68's, tied for second a... more

Tadd Fujikawa finsihes 2nd after 71-75
Monday, December 28, 2015

WAIANAE, Hawaii - Nicholas Mason from Denver, CO, eagled the final hole for an even par round of 70 to follow his 67 on day 1 on the East course at Makaha Valley Country Club. His 36 hole total of 3-under par 137 earned him a 9 shot victory in the Minor League Golf Tour's Hawaii Holiday event.

Mason, 33, recently won the Hawaii State Open on the North course at Mauna Lani Resort on December 13th, then followed it up with 2 straight MLGT victories at Pearl CC on December 21st and here at Makaha Valley CC on December 27th and 28th. He earned $450 for his victory here raising his MLGT earnings to $810.

Tadd Fujikawa from Honolulu, HI, followed his opening round 71 with 75 and... more

Winner of the first MLGT event in Hawaii, Jared Sawada, finishes 2nd just one shot back
Monday, December 21, 2015

AIEA, Hawaii - Nicholas Mason from Denver, CO, wins the 2nd Minor League Golf Tour event in Hawaii. Just 8 days after winning the Mauna Lani Resort Hawaii State Open, Mason overcame 5 bogies with 2 birdies and an eagle on the par-5 17th hole for a 1-over par 73 and a one shot vicotry over Jared Sawada.

Sawada, from Mililani, HI, won the inaugural MLGT event in Hawaii back on April 6, 2015. Mason and Sawada were tied with one hole to go until Sawada made bogey on the closing hole.

Mason earned $360 for his victory.

The Minor League Golf Tour heads next to the East Course at Makaha Valley Country Club in Waianae, Hawaii for a 36-hole event on Sunday ... more

Eric Beringer and Brian Fister won the only skin with an eagle on #9
Thursday, December 17, 2015

ATLANTIS, Fla. – Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ontario, birdied the 18th hole to break out of a pack as he teamed with Justin Peters of Stuart, FL to win the Minor League Golf Tour’s 10th Holiday Team Championship.

Silverman reached the green in two at the par-5 closing hole at Atlantis Country Club. His first putt from an estimated 55 feet was “in the middle of the hole but a foot short,” he said.

Silverman and Peters finished at 11 under par 61 while five teams tied for second with 62's. They made six birdies on the front nine in the scramble format, five more in better ball play on the back.

It was Silverman’s 32nd MLGT victory, three... more

Bronkema and Ford tied in regulation at 3-under par 69
Wednesday, December 16, 2015

PALM CITY, Fla. – Jeff Bronkema of Plainwell, MI, parred the first extra hole at Hammock Creek Golf Club on Wednesday to beat Steve Ford of Melbourne, FL in a playoff that lasted just one hole.

Bronkema sank a four footer at the par-4 first hole, then watched as Ford missed his par putt from about three and a half feet. Both had reached the green in regulation.

It was Bronkema’s second Minor League Golf Tour victory, the first coming in February, 2014, on the Estate course at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens. He collected $750 from the $3,800 purse, raising his career earnings to $11,510 since December, 2011.

On Monday at the par-3 Jupiter Dunes cours... more

Jamie Lovemark hole in one on #3 and Dan McCarthy hole in one on #4
Monday, December 14, 2015

JUPITER, Fla. - Dan McCarthy made a hole-in-one and David Smith birdied the second playoff hole as they teamed up Monday at Jupiter Dunes to win the 8th annual Par-3 Team Trilogy on the Minor League Golf Tour.

McCarthy, of Syracuse, NY, and Smith, of Ruston, LA, outlasted Steve Ford of Melbourne, FL and Robin Byrd of Satellite Beach, FL after they tied at 13 under par 68 for three nines on the oceanside par-3 course.

McCarthy aced the 112-yard fourth hole with a 54 degree sand wedge, then Smith hit his tee shot to within a foot for birdie at the 98-yard 11th hole. Moments earlier Ford missed a birdie putt from 15 feet. The teams halved the first extra hole, No. 10.

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