Steve LeBrun birdies the first playoff hole to outlast Nick Latimer
Both men tied in regulation with 3-under par 68's on a cold day at Martin Downs
Thursday, January 18, 2018

PALM CITY, Fla. – Steve LeBrun of West Palm Beach, FL, birdied the first extra hole Thursday for his career record 61st victory on the Minor League Golf Tour. LeBrun outlasted Nick Latimer of Brooklyn, Ohio, after they tied at three under par 68 on the Osprey Creek course at Martin Downs Country Club.

In the playoff, each reached the green at the par-4 opening hole in regulation. Latimer was close on an 18-foot birdie bid, then tapped in an eight-incher for par. Then LeBrun made an eight-foot putt for birdie and the win. Each made four birdies and a bogey in regulation.

LeBrun, a graduate of John I. Leonard High School in Lake Worth and Florida Atlantic University, received $950, Latimer $620, from the $5,020 purse. They got $211.50 apiece from the bonus pool. LeBrun’s career earnings were boosted to $172,183. third all time on the South Florida-based mini-tour.

A Kent State University graduate, Latimer joined the MLGT in November, 2009, won three times over the next nine months. He's made sporatic apperances over the past 7 years. Second among 37 starters, Latimer received $831.50 Thursday to raise his career earnings to $22,290.

Three 18-hole tournaments are scheduled next week: Monday, Parkland CC, Parkland; Tuesday, Evergreen Club, Palm City; and Thursday, TPC at Eagle Trace, Coral Springs.

Major I at CC of Coral Springs starts in just 11 days (Jan 29-30) followed by Qualifying School Contest #1 Presented by Joey D Golf and Clubcraft at PGA National Estates the following week (Feb 5-6).

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Event Details

Start: 1/18/2018
Rounds: 1

Players: 37
Entry: $200
Purse: $5020.02

Event Photos

68 - Steve LeBrun - $950 *Birdied First Playoff Hole

Martin Downs Osprey Creek
3801 SW Greenwood Way
Palm City, FL  34990

(772) 286-6818

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
68 Steve LeBrun1 $950.00$1,161.50
68 Nick Latimer 2 $620.00$831.50
69 Patricio SalemT3 $460.00$460.00
69 Collin Neeman T3 $460.00$460.00
69 Blake Morris T3 $460.00$610.00
70 Jamie Sindelar 6 $350.00$459.00
71 Zack ShriverT7 $240.00$262.67
71 Brett Melton T7 $240.00$336.01
71 Rafael Guerrero T7 $240.00$313.34
71 Justin Peters T7 $240.00$262.67
72 Jared Howard T11 $126.67$126.67
72 Max Buckley T11 $126.67$126.67
72 Bob SowardsT11 $126.67$200.01
73 Michael McGowan T14 $66.00$66.00
73 Rasmey Kong T14 $66.00$66.00
73 Luke GraboyesT14 $66.00$66.00
73 Blaze Hogan T14 $66.00$66.00
73 Chris Malec T14 $66.00$66.00
74 Bradley Lankler T19 $16.67$16.67
74 Eric Dietrich T19 $16.67$16.67
74 Cian Curley T19 $16.67$16.67
75 Ricky Casko $0.00$0.00
76 Brian Fister $0.00$73.34
77 Matthew Hirsh $0.00$0.00
77 Dane Cianelli $0.00$0.00
78 Adam Novak $0.00$73.34
78 Donald Adams $0.00$0.00
78 Ben Brady $0.00$0.00
79 Brett Walker $0.00$0.00
79 Davey Jude $0.00$73.34
80 Nathan Spears $0.00$0.00
81 Christian Hoecker $0.00$0.00
82 Phillip Asbury $0.00$0.00
DNFNathan Klatt $0.00$0.00
NC*Chad Stumpo (a) $0.00$0.00

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