Florian Kolberg of Germany won for the first time on the Minor League Golf Tour with a 5-under-par 76 over 27 holes on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Club.
Making his 66th start since joining the MLGT in November, 2015, Kolberg scored a three under par 24 on the back nine then consecutive one under 26s playing the front once and the back a second time. Overall, he made eight birdies and three bogeys, receiving $750 from the $3,430 purse. This raised his career MLGT earnings to $4,421 in a month short of five years.
Justin Peters of Stuart shot 77 to finish second among 27 starters and was actually the day’s leading money winner with $838.67. That included $530 from the main purse, $232 from an optional bonus pool and $76.67 from the skins game. He made six birdies and a double bogey at the fourth hole.
The MLGT’s 10th match play championship is this week.
Scores below are listed in order for the back nine, the front nine and the back the second time.
Florian Kolberg, Germany, $750 24-26-26—76
Justin Peters, Stuart, $838.67 28-24-25—77
Ian Thimble, Hyde Park, MA, $430 28-26-25—79
Zach Zaback, Farmington, CT, $607 28-26-25—79
Blake Morris, Waterbury, CT, $413 30-24-26—80
Daniel Obremski, Pittsburgh, PA, $290 29-25-26—80
Michael McGowan, Southern Pines, NC, $182.67 28-27-26—81
Ryan Jahn, Jupiter, $182.67 28-26-27—81
Raoul Menard, Ange-Garcde, Quebec, $160 26-27-28—81
Matt Oshrine, Baltimore, MD, $182.67 26-26-29—81
Bobby Sloan, Lansing, Mich., $100 28-28-26—82
Piri Borja, Coral Springs, $100 23-30-29—82
John Felitto, Mountainside, NJ, 23.34 25-29-28—82
Eric Dietrich, Cheshire, CT, $76.67 28-26-29—83
Brandon Matthews, Dupont, PA, $76.67 25-29-30—84
a-Kevin Brill, Miami Beach, FL, $95 28-25-30—83
a-Kenny Doyle, Bayville, NY, $55 31-29-27—87
a-Bo Bondeson, Port Salerno, FL, $55 32-37-28.—87
a-Jules Oppenheimer, Pelham, NY, $90 31-31-28—90