Sunny Kim wins Tour Championship playoff over Derrick Bohannon
Sunny birdied 2nd and 3rd extra holes to win
Thursday, December 8, 2011

JUPITER, Fla. – Sunny Kim of Palm Beach Gardens sank a 15-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole Thursday at Abacoa Golf Club to win the seventh annual Tour Championship.

It was Kim’s 13th MLGT victory as he outlasted Derrick Bohannon of Jensen Beach after they tied at eight under par 136. Ironically, Bohannon bogeyed his first and last holes of regulation, his only errors in 39 holes.

After they halved the first two playoff holes with par-4s and birdie-4s, Kim won with birdie at the par-4 third. He earned $4,000 from the $20,860 purse. Bohannon received $2,200. He has 16 MLGT titles overall. Both players have previously won MLGT Q-School Contests.

In regulation, Kim shot 71-65 with an eagle, eight birdies and bogeys at the par-4 16th hole each day. Bohannon posted 67-69. He had 10 birdies, including four in a row after his opening bogey on Wednesday.

Defending champion Greg O’Mahony of Tequesta shot 70-68—138, tied for fourth among 54 players.

John Stoltz had 18 consecutive pars in his final round, a very unusual feat.  Nick Faldo did it famously in 1987 to win The Open Championship and Jeev Milkha Singh won the 2008 Bank Austria GolfOpen with 18 pars in his final round. This year Richard Green made 18 consecutive pars at the PGA Championship and Kenny Perry did it in November at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.  

To put it in perspective, since 2000 there have been 43 double eagles on the PGA Tour (3 by players that have played the MLGT, Nicholas Thompson, Mathias Gronberg, Steve Wheatcroft) and while there does not seem to be an official stat for 18 consecutive pars, it very well may be almost as rare as a double eagle.

The new renamed Tour has four tournaments remaining before the Christmas holidays: Monday, Jupiter Dunes; Wednesday, Links @ Madison Green; Friday, Holiday Team Championship, Santa Lucia River Club; and Dec. 19, Fountains CC.

There was $300 in the Day 2 skins pot won by Sunny Kim win an eagle on the par 4 eleventh hole.
#11- Sunny Kim (Eagle)

There was $300 in the Day 1 skins pot with 2 skins our worth $150 each.
#14- Greg O'Mahony (Eagle)
#17- Kevin Foley (Eagle)

2011 Tour Championship


Event Details

Start: 12/7/2011
Rounds: 2

Players: 54
Entry: $460
Purse: $20860.02

Event Photos
Canon Pictures

136 - Sunny Kim (71-65) - $4,000 *Won on third playoff hole

Abacoa Golf Club
105 Barbados Drive
Jupiter, FL  33458

(561) 622-0036

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount
136 (71-65)Sunny Kim1$4,000.00
136 (67-69)Derrick Bohannon2$2,200.00
137 (70-67)Gustaf Kocken3$1,700.00
138 (70-68)Greg O'MahonyT4$1,250.00
138 (71-67)Zach AmoleT4$1,250.00
139 (68-71)Kyle WillmannT6$1,043.75
139 (68-71)Kyle MooreT6$1,043.75
139 (68-71)Scott MarinoT6$1,043.75
139 (69-70)Pierre-Henri SoeroT6$1,043.75
140 (65-75)Tim TurpenT10$766.67
140 (71-69)Chase CarrollT10$766.67
140 (71-69)William BrittT10$766.67
141 (69-72)Nick KenneyT13$525.00
141 (74-67)Bobby BodeT13$525.00
142 (72-70)David M. Smith15$405.00
143 (71-72)Gabe Costa T16$271.67
143 (71-72)Brad TilleyT16$271.67
143 (72-71)Jeff IvallT16$271.67
144 (70-74)Alejandro GarmendiaT19$205.00
144 (71-73)Jared SchmaderT19$205.00
144 (72-72)Nathan StameyT19$205.00
144 (72-72)Justin PetersT19$205.00
144 (73-71)Scott FordT19$205.00
144 (74-70)Devin KayT19$205.00
145 (71-74)Brett StegmaierT25$97.00
145 (72-73)Bo HoagT25$97.00
145 (73-72)John StoltzT25$97.00
145 (74-71)Ben SilvermanT25$97.00
145 (75-70)Chris DamianoT25$97.00
146 (68-78)Kevin FoleyT30$0.00
146 (73-73)Jason Trout T30$0.00
146 (74-72)Frank DullyT30$0.00
146 (74-72)Matt SpringerT30$0.00
146 (74-72)Jeff BronkemaT30$0.00
147 (71-76)Olin Browne Jr.T35$0.00
147 (74-73)Dustin WallisT35$0.00
147 (74-73)Andy GoldenT35$0.00
147 (80-67)Brian LambertiT35$0.00
149 (72-77)Kenny Hess T39$0.00
149 (75-74)Jon McLeanT39$0.00
150 (73-77)Matthew MyskowskiT41$0.00
150 (74-76)Will ColemanT41$0.00
150 (75-75)Mike LarkinT41$0.00
150 (77-73)Scott LangleyT41$0.00
151 (73-78)Brian VarseyT45$0.00
151 (76-75)Jordan HolleyT45$0.00
151 (79-72)Michael CapolongoT45$0.00
152 (77-75)Jimmy Hazen48$0.00
153 (76-77)Josh DeWees (a)T49$0.00
153 (78-75)Brandon ParkerT49$0.00
154 (75-79)Stevenson Clarke (a)T51$0.00
154 (81-73)Matt HungermanT51$0.00
170 (83-87)William Pugliese53$0.00
72-WDMike Stern54$0.00

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