Tournament Summary Results
Tournament Detail Results
On Monday, the Golfweek Amateur Tour returned to the St. Louis area for its tournament at Persimmon Woods Country Club. The 86-player field was in for a special day as Persimmon Woods is one of the most picturesque and difficult country clubs in the St. Louis area.
In Championship flight, Justin Beaston continued his great start to the season, shooting 77 and earning a 2-shot victory over Brett Newton (79). John Todd finished 3rd with 80. Justin Beaston opens up a 475 point lead in the St. Louis Cup points race, with Brett Newton in 2nd and John Todd in 3rd.
In the A Flight, Steve Hasenfratz had a steady round of 76 to earn him a two shot victory over Timmy Hill (78). John Watson came in 3rd with 79. With the victory, Hasenfratz opens up a 640 point lead in the St. Louis Cup points race with 1805 points. John Watson is 2nd with 1165, Mike Quesenberry is in 3rd with 979 and Billy Davis is in 4th with 963 points.
In the B Flight, Norm Slaznik used a hot front 9, leading him to a 1-shot victory with a 79. 2016 St. Louis Cup Points Champion Tim Mayer finished 1-stroke off the pace with an 80. Darrell VankyGrifka and Chris Canfield tied for 3rd with 83. Chad Henry holds onto the lead in the St. Louis Cup points standings with 1230 points, with Tim Mayer climbing into 2nd place with his runner up finish with 937 points. Bobby Fischer is in 3rd with 895 points, Darrell VankyGrifka 4th with 892 points and Mike Cason 5th with 803 points.
In C flight, Scott Brazier earned his first win of the 2017 season, shooting an 83 to earn a 4-shot victory over Chuck Easley (87). Cory Criter and Mike Scalera tied for 3rd with 89. In the St. Louis Cup points race, Terry Loehrer maintains a 175 point lead with 1325 points. Bryce Vandas is in 2nd with 1150, Mike Scalera in 3rd with 932, Jimmy Thompson in 4th with 895, and Chuck Easley is in 5th with 767.
In D Flight, Ronnie Price continued his hot play from Spencer T. Olin, firing a great round of 84 to earn a 5 shot victory. Christian Jamerson finished in 2nd with 89, and his solid play to start the season has earned him a promotion to the C flight. Steve Minder and Toby Chrzanowski tied for 3rd with 96. In the St. Louis Cup points race, Toby Chrzanowski holds onto the lead with 2055 points. Greg Cobourn is in 2nd place with 1915 points, Ronnie Price is in 3rd with 1465 points, and Steve Minder is in 4th with 1390 points.
The top 3 qualifiers in each flight at the conclusion of the Old Kinderhook tournament will automatically qualify for the Tour Players Cup against Nashville. A 4th captains pick will be named from each flight to round out the team after the Eagle Knoll tournament. Also, new for 2017, the St. Louis Tour is implementing a playoff system to determine the St. Louis Cup Champion. Playoff events on August 27th at Tamarack and September 9th at Eagle Knoll will be worth more points leading up to the Tour Championship at Lake Forest CC on September 24th that will be worth even more points. You can read up more about our Playoff points system and Tour Players Cup in our local manual here: at: http://www.amateurgolftour.net/stlouis_tour_pages/tour_policies.pdf
“We are excited to continue our relationship with Persimmon Woods Country Club, and excited to be able to announce that we’ve been invited to return in 2018” said STL Director Matt Minder. “Bill Burton and his staff have been extremely good to work with and we are excited to continue our partnership for many years to come. Persimmon Woods is one of the nicest private clubs in the STL area, and we couldn’t have been happier with the condition of the course and the hard work of the staff for this tournament. We look forward to announcing a 2018 Tournament Date soon.” The Golfweek Tour returns to Gateway National on July 15. Registration closes on July 7th so register today!
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