Rasmey Kong (a) only player to break 70, wins for the second time on the MLGT
Alejandro Garmendia and Max Gilbert tie for 2nd at 70 on the Cypress course at Palm Aire
Thursday, March 15, 2018

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Rasmey Kong, an amateur from North Haven, CT, was the only player to break 70 Thursday as he won for the second time on the Minor League Golf Tour. An MLGT regular since November, 2015, Kong posted a two under par 69 on the Cypress course at Palm Aire Country Club, winning by one shot.

Kong eagled the par-5 sixth hole to go with two birdies and as many bogeys. He received a gift certificate in the amount of $650 to the PGA Tour Superstore, raising his career total to $12,499. His other MLGT victory came in a playoff at 63 on the Estate course at PGA National last November.

Tied for second at 70 were pros Alejandro Garmendia of Pompano Beach, FL, three birdies and two bogeys, and Max Gilbert of St-Georges, Quebec, four birdies and three bogeys. Each received $412.50 from the $2,255 purse.

The MLGT’s 29th tournament of the year drew 17 starters. Three 18-hole events are scheduled next week: Monday, Atlantis CC; Tuesday, Evergreen Club; and Thursday, Jupiter CC.

Palm Aire Cypress Classic

50% of the field earns a check

Event Details

Start: 3/15/2018
Rounds: 1

Players: 17
Entry: $200
Purse: $2225

Event Photos

69 - Rasmey Kong (a) -$650 *Gift Certificate

Palm Aire Country Club - Cypress
3701 Oaks Clubhouse Dr.
Pompano Beach, FL  33069

(954) 978-1737

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount Total
69 Rasmey Kong 1 $650.00$650.00
70 Alejandro Garmendia T2 $412.50$412.50
70 Max GilbertT2 $412.50$412.50
71 Michael MartelT4 $220.00$370.00
71 Josh Anglin T4 $220.00$286.67
72 Matt Harris T6 $100.00$100.00
72 Jordan McDavid (a)T6 $100.00$100.00
74 Blake Morris 8 $60.00$60.00
75 Alfredo Adrian T9 $25.00$91.67
75 Diego LarrazabalT9 $25.00$25.00
78 John Duthie $0.00$0.00
79 Luke Graboyes $0.00$0.00
79 Tony Conaway $0.00$0.00
82 Joey Lane $0.00$66.67
85 Rich Geier $0.00$0.00
DNFMateo F. Jimenez $0.00$0.00

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