MLGT: Kim Wins The Week

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Sunny Kim of Queens, N.Y., scored a sweep Wednesday, July 8 in a Minor League Golf Tour tournament on the East course at Indian Spring Country Club in Boynton Beach.

Kim edged Rodrigo Lee of Brazil 64-65 with each making four birdies on each nine, the difference being a bogey at the par-4 14th hole by the latter. The win was worth $700 from the $3,220 purse plus an additional $70 in the skins game. This raised Kim’s MLGT career earnings to $283,154.

Combined with a 67 Monday on the Estate course at PGA National and Tuesday’s 68 at Abacoa Golf Club, Kim had the best 54-hole score of the week, 199, and earned an extra $1,000 toward a Monday qualifying entry fee later this year or in 2021 on either the PGA Tour or the Korn Ferry Tour.

Lee received $500 from the main purse and $232 from an optional bonus pool. In five starts since joining the MLGT June 29, Lee has a tie for first, a solo first, T-3, T-4 and Wednesday’s runner-up finish.

Next on the MLGT schedule is a 36-hole event Monday and Tuesday on the Fazio course at PGA National.

Sunny Kim, Queens, NY, 32-32. $770.

Rodrigo Lee, Brazil, 32-33. $732.

Josh Hart, Jupiter, 33-34. $550.

Aaron Wilson, Shakopee, MN, 35-33. $420.

Trey Wren, Suffolk, VA, 36-33. $343. Michael Werenski, South Hadley, MA, 33-36. $275.

Jacob Eggers, Boone, NC, 35-35. Juan Guerra, Dominican Republic, 33-37. Carson Klawonn, West Palm Beach, 34-36. Carter Page, Waynesville, NC, 36-34. $123.75.

Gavin Hall, Pittsford, NY, 37-34. Nick Latimer, Cleveland, 37-34. Daniel Obremski, Pittsburgh, 37-34. Evan Thornton, Wyomissing, PA, 37-34. Chris Wiatr, Woodbury, CT, 35-36. $45.

Austin Parker, Plano, TX, 38-39. $140.

Training Division

a-Scott Kennedy, Plantation, 37-31. $80.

a-Bryan Tezenas Du Montcel, Noumea, New Caledonia, 35-35. $20.


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