Myles Creighton earns his first professional win in a playoff over Alejandro Garmendia
Both men tied at 5-under par 66 in regulation on the West course at Fountains CC
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Myles Creighton of Digby, Nova Scotia, parred the first hole of a playoff Wednesday to claim his first win on the Minor League Golf Tour and first as a professional. Creighton outlasted Alejandro Garmendia of Pompano Beach, FL after they tied at five under par 66 on the West course at Fountains Country Club.

It was Creighton’s third MLGT start, all this month. He tied for second last Thursday at Jupiter Country Club. At the par-4 first hole Wednesday, he two-putted for par from 30 feet for the win. After six birdies and a bogey, he collected $570 from the $1,940 purse.

Creighton graduated from Radford University in Virginia this past May and just recently turned professional and is going to chase his dream of playing on the PGA Tour.

Garmendia joined the MLGT in August, 2010, and has nine victories. He collected $480 Wednesday, raising his career earnings to $30,101. In regulation, he made seven birdies and two bogeys. In the playoff, he missed the green with his second shot, chipped across the green, then missed a 25 footer for par.

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Fountains CC October Classic

50% of the field earns a check. WEST COURSE.

Event Details

Start: 10/10/2018
Rounds: 1

Players: 16
Entry: $170
Purse: $1940.01

Event Photos


66 - Myles Creighton - $570 *Won on first playoff hole

Fountains Country Club - West Course
4615 Fountains Drive
Lake Worth, FL  33467
www.fountainscc.com

(561) 642-2700

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
66 Myles Creighton 1 $570.00$570.00
66 Alejandro Garmendia2 $440.00$480.00
68 Dominick Vennari3 $340.00$340.00
69 Eric Dietrich 4 $220.00$220.00
71 Toks Pedro5 $150.00$150.00
72 Matt Harris T6 $85.00$125.00
72 Anthony Gardner T6 $85.00$125.00
73 Tyler Cline T8 $16.67$56.67
73 Florian Kolberg T8 $16.67$16.67
73 Danny StoutT8 $16.67$16.67
74 Collin Neeman $0.00$0.00
74 Anthony Russo (a) $0.00$0.00
76 Adam Novak $0.00$0.00
77 Alexander Phibbs $0.00$0.00
77 Jason Trout $0.00$0.00
84 Matthew Piescher $0.00$0.00
       

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