Albin Choi birdies the first playoff hole to outlast Dan McCarthy at Old Trail
Choi and McCarthy tied in regulation at 6-under par 66
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

JUPITER, Fla. – Albin Choi of Toronto, Canada, birdied the first extra hole Wednesday for his first victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. Choi and Dan McCarthy of Syracuse, NY, tied at six under par 66 on the Fazio course at Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club at Old Trail. Choi hit his approach on the par-4 playoff hole to six feet of the cup. After McCarthy chipped from just short of the green to a foot and a half, Choi sank his winning putt.

In regulation, McCarthy finished about half an hour ahead of Choi with birdies at the 17th and 18th holes, carding seven birdies and a bogey overall. Then Choi finished with bogeys at the 16th and 18th hole to set up the playoff. Earlier in the round, Choi eagled the par-4 seventh hole and added six birdies.

It was Choi’s fourth MLGT start, his first this year after playing on the Tour most of the season. He earned $882, including a $600 share of the $3,070 purse, $232 from an optional bonus pool and $50 in skins. McCarthy first joined the MLGT in October, 2007. He won 46 times here before claiming four victories in 2016 on the Mackenzie PGA Tour Canada. He advanced to the but missed most of the ’17 season because of a wrist injury. He received $480 Wednesday, raising his career earnings here to $140,755.

Jhared Hack

Jhared Hack made a hole in one with a 7 iron on the par-3 16th hole.

Old Trail - Fazio Open

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Event Details

Start: 10/11/2017
Rounds: 1

Players: 26
Entry: $170
Purse: $3070.01

Event Photos

66 - Albin Choi - $600 *Birdied First Playoff Hole

Jonathan's Landing at Old Trail - Fazio
18505 SE Clubhouse Dr.
Jupiter, FL  33478

(561) 744-8200

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
66 Albin Choi 1 $600.00$882.00
66 Dan McCarthy 2 $480.00$480.00
68 Justin Hicks T3 $375.00$484.00
68 Jack Whelan T3 $375.00$534.00
69 Will Coleman T5 $270.00$270.00
69 Zack Shriver T5 $270.00$270.00
70 Conor Richardson T7 $160.00$160.00
70 Eric Dietrich T7 $160.00$160.00
71 Marc Issler T9 $105.00$105.00
71 Jhared Hack T9 $105.00$155.00
72 Sunny Kim T11 $56.67$56.67
72 Mark Purrington T11 $56.67$56.67
72 Nicole Sakamoto T11 $56.67$56.67
73 Joe Harney $0.00$0.00
76 Logan Gray $0.00$0.00
76 JD Carrabino $0.00$100.00
77 Matthew Perry $0.00$0.00
77 Gavin Hopewood (a) $0.00$0.00
78 Brian Fister $0.00$0.00
79 Adam Ruben $0.00$0.00
79 Louis Bodine $0.00$50.00
80 Won Woo Lee $0.00$0.00
81 Jason Trout $0.00$0.00
92 Matthew Piescher $0.00$0.00
92 Charles Martella $0.00$0.00
DNFNicholas Capozzoli (a) $0.00$0.00

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