ATLANTIS, Fla. – Burgess Houston of Wellesley, Mass., scored his first victory as a professional golfer when he won on the Fuzion-Minor League Golf Tour Thursday at Atlantis Country Club. Houston fired a six under par 66 with seven birdies and a bogey, making birdies on the last two holes to win by three strokes.
The 2007 Massachusetts Amateur champion, Houston, 29, received $700 from the $3,065 purse, raising his career MLGT earnings to $976.06. It was his seventh start this year. He also played in one MLGT event 13 months ago (April 12, 2010).
Danny Mijovic of Palm Beach Gardens won a separate seniors division for players 47 and older with 69, tied for second overall. There were 26 entries including seven seniors. The overall money leader of the monthly seniors competitions will have his entry fee paid to Champions Tour qualifying later this year if he is eligible.
Brett Bergeron, Bobby Collins and Joe Frustaci tied for second place with Senior Division winner Mijovic at 3-under par 69.
There was $170 in the skins pot with 5 skins out worth $34 each.
#9 - Adam Carlucci (Eagle)
#10 - Burgess Houston
#11 - Danny Mijovic
#12 - Chris Peddicord (Eagle)
#15 - Bill Rowland
|66||Burgess Houston||1||$700.00||Wellesley, MA|
|69||Brett Bergeron||T2||$350.00||LaPlace, LA|
|69||Joe Frustaci||T2||$350.00||Canton, Ohio|
|69||Bobby Collins||T2||$350.00||North Palm Beach, FL|
|69||Danny Mijovic||T2||$350.00||Toronto, Canada|
|70||Matt LeConche||T6||$178.34||Wellington, FL|
|70||Devin Kay||T6||$178.34||Potomac, MD|
|70||Mike Auterson||T6||$178.34||Milford, OH|
|71||David Ladd||T9||$86.00||Palm Beach Gardens|
|71||Adam Carlucci||T9||$86.00||Hollywood, FL|
|71||Marc Mazza||T9||$86.00||Elmira, NY|
|71||Dustin Cone||T9||$86.00||Bennington, VT|
|72||Brandon Smith (a)||T14||$0.00||West Palm Beach, FL|
|72||Warren Jurkowitz||T14||$0.00||Aventura, Florida|
|73||Will Coleman||T17||$0.00||Palm Beach Gardens, FL|
|73||David M. Smith||T17||$0.00||Ruston, LA|
|74||Alexandre De Gunzburg||19||$0.00||Palm Beach, FL|
|75||David McAndrew||20||$0.00||Barrington, RI|
|76||Mike Stern||T21||$0.00||Miami, FL|
|76||John Van Wart||T21||$0.00||Brockton, MA|
|76||Jason Hogan||T21||$0.00||Bradenton, FL|
|82||Jan Cermak (a)||24||$0.00||Miami Beach, Florida|
|85||Ryan Miller||25||$0.00||Charlotte, NC|