Kizzire Wins Hopkins Tour Championship
Patton Kizzire fired a final round six under par 66 to overtake 36-hole leader Jay McLuen and capture the Hopkins Tour Championship at The Georgia Club in Statham, Ga. Kizzire, who had numerous second place finishes this season on the 2014 Hopkins Tour, had four birdies on the back nine to come from 3 shots down to sieze the title. For the win, Patton recieves an exemption for next year's BMW Charity Pro Am on the Web.com Tour. He also takes home the first place prize of $5,500.
Matt Hughes also shot a final round 66 to finish one shot behind Kizzire in 2nd place. Matt earns q-school reimbursement and $4,500 for his second place finis ... [ read + ]
Kaufman Captures First Professional win at Crystal Lake
Smylie Kaufman fired a final round six under par 66 to capture his first professional victory in the Hopkins Tour's Crystal Lake Classic in Hampton, Ga. Kaufman began the day one shot behind overnightl leader Clayton Rask. A four under par 32 got him the lead at the turn which he would not reliniquish. Rask finished with a 68 today but a par on the final hole left him one shot short of Kaufman. Patton Kizzire finished with a 65 today to move into a tie for second place with Rask.
Kaufman, a recent graduate of LSU said his first professional tournament win made him a "nervous wreck". He finished with a twenty one under par total for th ... [ read + ]
Hutchins comes from 4 Back to Capture Stonebridge Classic
Jesse Hutchins fired a final round seven under par 65 to get into a 3-way playoff with overnight leader and web.com tour veteran Scott Parel and Jacob Hodge and then birdied the first playoff hole to take home the title and $12,000 first place check. Hutchins used an eagle on the fourteenth hole to propel him to victory. Parel carded a final round 69 but narrowly missed birdies on the 18th hole in regulation and the playoff hole. Scott had to settle for a second place tie with Jacob Hodge. All three players ended regulation play at seventeen under par.
The tour moves on to Hampton, Georgia next week for the final regular season event ... [ read + ]
Thompson Takes Villa Rica Title with 25 Under Par Total
Kyle Thompson has made playing well on tbe Hopkins Tour a habit lately. His performance this week was one of his best! Kyle had a bogey free tournament this week with rounds of 62-64-65 for a Hopkins Tour Record twenty five under par to hold off Kent Bulle and win the Villa Rica Classic at The Frog. This is Kyle's fourth win in five tries on the Hopkins Tour. He also won the Summergrove Classic in Newnan earlier this year. Kent Bulle had an outstanding tournament with a twenty two under par total after rounds of 65-64-65, but just wasnt able to catch Thompson. Kent finished in solo second place. Daniel Bowden had a final round 64 to mo ... [ read + ]