eGolf Tour Producing Players & Results at Next Level
The leader boards at eGolf Tour events will show many names PGA Tour fans will find familiar. With the likes of two-time PGA Tour winner, Will MacKenzie; and three-time Nationwide Tour winner, Kyle Thompson.
The eGolf Tour is quickly establishing itself as one of the premier developmental tours in the nation. Attracting players with strong fields, great golf courses, centrally located events and upwards of $18,000 purses for the winners.
Recently, eGolf Tour players have been producing at the next level of both the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Latinoamerica.
Scott Brown, an Augusta, GA. native and five-time eGolf Tour winner teed it up at the PGA Tour's 2013-2014 season opener in San Martin, Ca. in the Frys.com Open.
The former South Carolina-Aiken golfer finished in a tie for third at the event after posting rounds of 68, 67, 71 & 64, totaling 14-under par. His strong final round performance moved him up 20 spots on Sunday, to see his name among the leaders including; Vijay Singh, Kevin Na and Hideki Matsyuama.
Brown has been a member of the eGolf Tour since the 2006 season. Though it was the 2009 season where he claimed two titles and the season's money title earning $142,362. His standout season led him to two consecutive seasons on the Web.com Tour, where he would finish in the 8th position on the money list in 2011 -- Earning him his PGA Tour card.
Former eGolf Tour members Brian Harman, Will MacKenzie and Billy Hurley IV also had fantastic weeks in San Martin. All finishing in the to-10 for the tournament, giving eGolf Tour members four of the top-10 spots at the event.
Ryan Sullivan finished out the week on the highest note for the eGolf Tour, claiming the Puerto Rico Open on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica over the weekend, in his first career start on the tour.
Sullivan, who has been a member of the eGolf Tour for two years, posting four top-10 finishes in 16 starts. With his best finish coming at the Championship at St. James Plantation, where he finished in a tie for third.
With his win in Peurto Rico, Sullivan earned $27,000 which propelled him to the eighth spot on the Order of Merit. Players ending the season in the top-5 in the Order of Merit will earn status on the 2014 Web.com Tour.
eGolf Tour players are beginning to appear at or near the top of leader boards around the globe. It's only a matter of time before names like Bruce Woodall, Frank Admas III, Will Collins and Scott Brown are house hold names.
Posted by Eddie Garrison