Jake Katz shoots 69 to win by a shot, gets first MLGT win
Andrew Giuliani and Geoff Lee tie for second
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Jake Katz of Williamsville, N.Y., is having a good week. Three days after making it through the first stage of qualifying for the PGA Tour in 2012, Katz was the winner Monday on the Fuzion-Minor League Golf Tour.

Katz shot three under par 69 on the Estate course at PGA National with five birdies and a double bogey at the par-4 seventh hole. His birdies were at the par-3 10th, the par-4 fourth and 13th and the par-5 fifth and 15th. It was his second MLGT start. On Oct. 4, he tied for third at Ironhorse in West Palm Beach. He earned $750 from the $4,125 purse here.

Last Saturday, Katz was among 22 golfers who made it through the first stage qualifier at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, He shot 69-68 the last two days for 279, three strokes clear of the cut line. Second stage and final qualifying rounds are scheduled later this month.

Andrew Giuliani of New York and Geoff Lee from Palm Beach Gardens tied for second place with 2-under par 70. Devin Kay of Potomac, MD tied for fourth with David M. Smith or Ruston, LA.

There was $150 in the skins pot with 5 skins out worth $30 each.
#2- Tyler Kitson
#4- Jake Katz
#5- Justin Peters
#7- Andrew Giuliani
#8- Eddie Gardino

The MLGT’s 116th tournament of the year drew 33 starters. Next on the schedule: Wednesday, Jacaranda GC, Plantation, and Thursday, Ocean Breeze GC, Boca Raton.

Event Details

Start: 11/1/2011
Rounds: 1

Players: 33
Entry: $180
Purse: $4126

Event Photos

69 - Jake Katz - $750* first win on the MLGT

PGA National - Estates
7736 Bay Hill Drive
West Palm Beach, FL  33412

(561) 627-1614

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount
69Jake Katz1$750.00
70Geoff LeeT2$535.00
70Andrew GiulianiT2$535.00
71David M. SmithT4$375.00
71Devin KayT4$375.00
72Marc IsslerT6$198.00
72Eddie GardinoT6$198.00
72Zac OakleyT6$198.00
72Ben HartmanT6$198.00
72Justin PetersT6$198.00
74Martin VikstromT11$94.25
74Mike LarkinT11$94.25
74Stephen GrantT11$94.25
74Matt HungermanT11$94.25
75Gregory Della-PietraT15$63.00
75Jeff IvallT15$63.00
75Matthew MyskowskiT15$63.00
76Chad BouchardT18$0.00
76Dustin WallisT18$0.00
76Alejandro GarmendiaT18$0.00
76Vince AlessiT18$0.00
76Adam HoltT18$0.00
77Tyler Kitson23$0.00
80Chris McIntoshT24$0.00
80Michael CapolongoT24$0.00
81Drew MillerT26$0.00
81Greg DuncanT26$0.00
82Kyle Moore28$0.00
83Kris Wilcoxon29$0.00
88Bernie Quinn30$0.00
NCChris DamianoT31$0.00
NCEduardo LezicaT31$0.00
NCZack SaltmanT31$0.00

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