Friday, December 4, 2009

Thompson Tackles Timacuan

The Bridgestone Winter Series-Week Six
Timacuan Golf Club
December 1-3, 2009
Lake Mary, FL (December 3, 2009)…Michael Thompson (Birmingham, AL) carded a nine-under par 63 Thursday in the final round of The Hooters Tour’s Bridgestone Winter Series over the 7,025 yard, par 72 Timacuan golf club to garner his first Hooters Tour victory.
The twenty-four year old carded rounds of 69-66-63 for a three day total of eighteen-under par 198 and a five stroke victory over second round leader Matthew Kohn (Maitland, FL), Robbie Greenwell (Georgetown, ON) and Zack Sucher (Loxley, AL). Greenwell fired a six-under par 66 Thursday, while Zucher and Kohn carded rounds of 68 and 70 to finish at thirteen-under par 203.
Thompson, a former Alabama Crimson Tide golfer, takes home $12,462 for his victory, while the trio of Greenwell, Kohn and Sucher take home $5,081 for their runner-up finishes.
With his victory Thursday, Michael Thompson moves into the lead of the member’s money list with $17,563 in earnings. The top 10 members at season’s end will earn full exempt status for the 2010 Hooters Pro Series with their membership fee waived.
The Bridgestone Winter Series travels to Sugarloaf Mountain Golf Club next week for week 7 of the season with action starting Tuesday, December 8, 2009.

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