Billy Kennerly fires 68-66 (134) to win by 4 at PGA Estates
Steve LeBrun birdied the first playoff hole to outlast Justin Hicks to win the Q-School Contest
Thursday, May 25, 2017

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Billy Kennerly of Alpharetta, GA, birdied his last four holes Thursday to earn his second victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. One under par through 12 holes on the Estate course at PGA National, Kennerly, 25, birdied Nos. 15, 16, 17 and 18 to close with 66-134, winning by four strokes. He made four birdies and a bogey in an opening round of 68, which was one stroke off the overnight lead of 67 held by Steve LeBrun.

Kennerly received $1,500 from the main purse and $857 from an optional bonus pool to increase his career MLGT earnings to $18,461. He won his first of 10 MLGT starts, a “major,” on April 13, 2016, at Abacoa GC in Jupiter, collecting $10,000.

Tied for second at 138 among 33 starters were Brad Adamonis of Cumberland. RI, and Brad Gehl of Carmel, IN, each with back-to-back 69's. They received $1,075 apiece.

The 3rd Web.com Q-School Contest was a nailbiter. Steve LeBrun and Justin Hicks entered the final hole at -16, Ryan Gildersleeve one shot back at -15. Hicks and Gildersleeve knocked it on the par-5 18th hole in 2 while LeBrun was almost pin high in the left rough. LeBrun chipped to within 7 feet for birdie and after Hicks and Gildersleeve 2 putted for birdie, LeBrun had to make his 7 footer to force a playoff with Hicks. He did just that and the duo with plenty of PGA Tour and Web.com Tour experience went to the first hole to start the playoff. Hicks left his 14 foot birdie putt just short and left the door open for LeBrun. Steve knocked his 11 foot birdie putt right in the back of the hole and earned a full paid entry into 2017 Web.com Q-School.

2017 Q-School Contest #3 Leaderboard

LeBrun won a Q-School Contest on the Minor League Golf Tour in 2010, 2011 and now again in 2017. After his playoff win he said, "That was a big win for me. I'm still paying off credit card bills of the last 5 years (2012-2016) of Q-School entries. Getting my Q-School paid for is huge." People fail to realize how tough it is mentally to keep chasing your dream when the skys aren't always bright blue. Congratulations Steve and good luck getting back to the PGA Tour!

 


 

Steve LeBrun shoots 67 to lead PGA Estates 2-Day and extend Q-School Contest lead
LeBrun -18, Hicks -13, Gildersleeve -11 with one round to go in Q-School Contest #3

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Steve LeBrun from West Palm Beach, FL, fired a 4-under par 67 on the Estates Course at PGA National to lead the 2-Day event at PGA National and pull away from the pack in the Web.com Q-School Contest.

LeBrun's round of 67 included 7 birdies and 3 bogies on a tough windy day. He leads Billy Kennerly from Alpharetta, GA by one shot entering the final round tomorrow. Two players are tied for 3rd at 2-under par 69.

Wednesday's round at PGA National Estates course was the 3rd round of the Web.com Q-School Contest #3. At the halfway point, Steve LeBrun, Justin Hicks and Ryan Gildersleeve were tied at 14-under par. LeBrun opened up a 5 shot lead entering the final day with an impressive 67 in tough conditions.

PGA Estates 2-Day

40% of the field earns a check. Open to all players, you do not have to be in the Q-school contest to play. Optional $200 Web.com Q-school contest where the low 4-Day total score wins a full paid entry into 2017 Web.com Q-school!

Event Details

Start: 5/24/2017
Rounds: 2

Players: 33
Entry: $340
Purse: $7985.02

Event Photos
Day 2 Pictures

134 - Billy Kennerly (68-66) - $1,500

PGA National - Estates
8581 Marlamoor Ln
West Palm Beach, FL  33412
www.pga-resorts.com

(561) 627-1614

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Tournament Results

Score Player Amount Total
(134)  68 66 Billy Kennerly 1 $1,500.00$2,357.00
(138)  69 69 Brad AdamonisT2 $1,075.00$1,728.00
(138)  69 69 Brad GehlT2 $1,075.00$1,075.00
(139)  67 72 Steve LeBrunT4 $900.00$1,005.00
(139)  72 67 Justin Hicks T4 $900.00$1,125.00
(140)  70 70 Patricio SalemT6 $525.00$525.00
(140)  74 66 Ryan GildersleeveT6 $525.00$585.00
(141)  70 71 John GerberT8 $303.34$363.34
(141)  71 70 CD HockersmithT8 $303.34$303.34
(141)  71 70 Blake MorrisT8 $303.34$303.34
(143)  71 72 Andreas Halvorsen BergT11 $162.50$162.50
(143)  73 70 Brian FisterT11 $162.50$162.50
(144)  71 73 Josh HartT13 $125.00$305.00
(144)  72 72 Evan BeirneT13 $125.00$305.00
(146)  73 73 Michael Chipolone $0.00$0.00
(148)  72 76 Michael Visacki $0.00$0.00
(149)  76 73 Andrew Park $0.00$0.00
(150)  78 72 Dominick Vennari $0.00$0.00
(150)  78 72 Andrew Duvall $0.00$0.00
(153)  78 75 Marc Mazza $0.00$0.00
(35964)  17982 17982 Case Cochran $0.00$0.00
(35964)  17982 17982 JD Carrabino $0.00$0.00
(18055)  73 17982 Sunny Kim $0.00$0.00
(18055)  73 17982 Zack Shriver $0.00$0.00
(18058)  76 17982 Matt Hill $0.00$0.00
(18058)  76 17982 Ryan Carter $0.00$0.00
(18058)  76 17982 Jason Thresher $0.00$0.00
(18059)  77 17982 David Sanders $0.00$0.00
(18061)  79 17982 Rohan Ramnath $0.00$0.00
(18062)  80 17982 Phillip Yribarren $0.00$0.00
(18063)  81 17982 Logan Gray $0.00$0.00
(18068)  86 17982 Brad McFadden (a) $0.00$0.00
(35964)  17982 17982 Jimmy Lytle $0.00$0.00
       

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