– Ben Montgomery of Twin Pines Golf Course won the 2018 NB Golf Cars/M&M Golf Cars October Shootout today at the Amana Colonies Golf Club. This marks Montgomery’s first victory of the season.
Montgomery started the day five strokes off the lead in a tie for fifth place. After a first round 1-under-par 71, Montgomery carded a bogey-free front nine with two birdies and added four birdies on the back for a 5-under-par 67 in the second round for a tournament total 6-under-par 138. Montgomery out lasted the likes of Darin Fisher and Sean McCarty for his first win of the season.
Fisher started the second round T3 after a round one 2-under-par 70. He tallied six birdies in the second round, but had three bogeys, to shoot 3-under-par 69 for a two-day total of 5-under-par 139. McCarty started the first round with a four-stroke lead, but finished round two with a 3-over-par 75 for a tournament total 3-under-par 141.
Bryan Luedtke and Chad Proehl tied for first in the Senior Division. Luedtke carded a 1-under-par 71 in the first round and a 2-over-par 74 in round two for a tournament total of 1-over-par 145. Proehl recorded 1-over-par 73 in yesterday’s round and responded with an even-par 72 in today’s round for a tournament total of 1-over-par 145.
Joe Butler of Burlington Golf Club won the Super Senior Division by eight strokes. Butler carded a 5-over-par 77 in round one and a 4-over-par 76 in round two for a two-day total of 9-over-par 153. This marks Butler’s second Super Senior Division win this season.
Special thanks to NB Golf Cars/M&M Golf Cars for being Title Sponsors for this event and for their contribution to the purse! The Iowa PGA would also like to thank Stephen Kahler and the Amana Colonies Golf Club for hosting this event.
The NB Golf Cars/M&M Golf Cars October Shootout marks the final event for the 2018 Iowa PGA season. The Iowa PGA would like to thank all the Iowa PGA Professionals, sponsors and facilities for another great season of golf.