Will Morgan, Marc Janse Van Rensburg, Donnie Thomas, David Schrott and John Davis all win the tours opening regional major!
Hilton Head Island,
SC – This year’s IceBreaker Regional was played in Palmetto Dunes
Plantation (Robert Trent Jones) and Sea Pines Resort (Harbour Town Golf Links). In the over 15 year history of this
tournament being played in Hilton Head this was the largest field ever with 112
players from over 20 different tour cities across the country.
In the Championship
Flight Will Morgan from the Central Carolina tour came from one shot back
to defend last year’s victory. Morgan
posted rounds of 76-76-152 for the one shot victory. Phil Pfeiffer from the Myrtle Beach tour lead
after day one but finished in solo second with a score of 75-78-153. Jacksonville’s Michael Goulet finished in
third at 158 while DC Metro’s Kelly Holiday was fourth at 162 and Stephen
Pippin from Eastern NC was fifth at 163.
In the A Flight
Charlotte’s Marc Janse Van Rensburg wins by four shots with consistent
rounds of 79-82-161. Al Hyjek from the Upstate tour finished solo second with
82-83-165. David Kane (Charleston) and
Tysen Sarkela (Upstate) both tied at 167.
Jason Breedlove (Charlotte), David Cook (Hilton Head) and Glenn Powell
(Charleston) all tied with two-day totals of 168.
In the B Flight Donnie
Thomas (Jacksonville) beats two other players by only one shot for the victory
at 168. Billy Gamblin (Charleston) and
Beth Hunt (Myrtle Beach) tied for second place at 169. Randal Sauerbrei
(Jacksonville) finished fourth at 174 while Dan Ahlers (Charlotte) and Michael
Ballenger (Upstate) finished fifth and sixth at 176.
In the C Flight David
Schrott, also from the Jacksonville tour claimed first place with a two-day
total of 184. Xin Zhang (Charlotte) was
solo second at 186 and Philly Metro’s Ted Mazurek grabbed fourth at 190
followed by Chris Huge (Charleston) at 193.
In the D Flight John Davis (Eastern NC) wins by two shots
with 197 followed by Mike Casazza (Hilton Head) at 199. Michael Cefalo (Eastern NC) finished third at
202 while Aaron Masterson 202 and Lee Tincher 205 both from the Hilton Head
tour grabbed fourth and fifth.
The Hilton Head - Savannah Tours Second stop of the season takes us to Savannah Harbor on Saturday February 10th an 11:33am straight tee time start.
We will be doing Live Score from now on at every tournament so if you need assistance please email me and I'll send you the directions.
Registration will be in the front entrance to the clubhouse please check in with Susan.
First before you do anything else check in and pay for all your side game. You will receive your goody bag at check in and last year's Flight Winners will be given a crystal trophy for winning their flight!
Reduced Practice round rates are available $65 from today until the day before the tournament. To book a practice round please call directly at 912-201-2007 and let them know you're playing in the Golfweek Am Tour.
Tee Boxes: (Savannah Harbor):
Champ & A Flight: Gold
B, C & D Flight: Silver
Ladies Green (Jade)
Prize pool below by flight:
Champ A Flight B Flight C Flight D Flight
1st $200 $125 $125 $150 $125
2nd $125 $ 50 $ 50 $100 $ 50
3rd $ 50 $ 50
Total $375 $175 $175 $300 $175