Alejandro Garmendia birdes 2nd extra hole to win playoff with Eric Beringer
Beringer birdied 1st four holes on way to best GOLFslinger Tour finish
Thursday, May 10, 2012

LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Alejandro Garmendia of Weston sank a five-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Thursday at Winston Trails Golf Club to win his fourth title on the Tour.

After they tied in regulation at six under par 66, Garmendia and Eric Beringer of Philadelphia, Pa., halved the first extra hole with par-4s. At the second, also a par-4, Garmendia hit his approach to five feet, then sank the birdie putt for the win after Beringer missed from 20 feet.

Garmendia made seven birdies and a bogey, receiving $1,000 from the $4,030 purse, to raise his career earnings to $12,031 since he joined Golfslinger in August, 2010. Beringer, who birdied the first four holes, was second among 29 starters, colleting $535.

Fernando Figueroa of El Salvador tied for third with Nyasha Mauchaza from Harare, Zimbabwe at 5-under par 67 followed by Steve Krawczewski from St. Paul, MN alone in fifth place with 69. Four player tied for sixth place with 70.

The Golfslinger Tour will conduct its third bonus qualifier of the season over the next fortnight. The player with the most earnings in five tournaments covering six rounds will receive an additional $1,000 to be used for entry in a Monday qualifier on the PGA or Nationwide tour later this year. That schedule: May 14, Jupiter CC; May 16-17, Jacaranda GC; May 21, PGA National-Champion course; May 22, Club @ Emerald Hills; and May 24, Links @ Madison Green.

There was $100 in the skins pot with 6 skins out worth $16.67 each.

3,9- Eric Beringer
5- Hector Zapata
6- Matt LeConche
10- Steve Krawczewski
11- Mark Smith

Event Details

Start: 5/10/2012
Rounds: 1

Players: 29
Entry: $200
Purse: $4030.01

Event Photos

66 - Alejandro Garmendia - $1,000* birdied second playoff hole

Winston Trails Golf Club
6101 Winston Trails Blvd
Lake Worth, FL  33463

(561) 439-3700

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Tournament Results Scoring Details

Score Player Amount
66Alejandro Garmendia1$1,000.00
66Eric Beringer2$575.00
67Nyasha MauchazaT3$425.00
67Fernando FigueroaT3$425.00
69Steve Krawczewski5$275.00
70Scott HawleyT6$200.00
70Matt SpringerT6$200.00
70Jason Trout T6$200.00
70Will ColemanT6$200.00
71Devin Kay10$125.00
72Geoff LeeT11$95.00
72Sunny KimT11$95.00
73Craig HicksT13$71.67
73Brandon Smith (a)T13$71.67
73Jeff IvallT13$71.67
74Michael CapolongoT16$0.00
74Kyle WillmannT16$0.00
74Mark SmithT16$0.00
75Matt LeConcheT19$0.00
75Hector ZapataT19$0.00
75Andrew GiulianiT19$0.00
77Jerod Spooner (a)22$0.00
78Dan McCarthy23$0.00
79Javier James T24$0.00
79Sean KnottT24$0.00
80Zach Amole26$0.00
83Donald Chandler (a)27$0.00
90William Pugliese28$0.00
NCGeoff Robbins29$0.00

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