Archive

Just peachy: Kimbell wins in Georgia

ASSOCIATED PRESS

VALDOSTA, Ga. – Long-hitting John Kimbell won the inaugural South Georgia Classic for his first Nationwide Tour victory, closing with a 3-under 69 in high wind Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Australia’s Matthew Jones.

The 38-year-old Kimbell had a 10-under 278 total at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club, the longest course in Nationwide Tour history at 7,781 yards. He earned $108,000 to jump from 52nd to second on the money list with $126,139.

“I always knew I could do this, but was starting to wonder if it would ever happen,’’ Kimbell said. “I couldn’t be happier. It’s unbelievable to win at this level.’’

Jones finished with a 71. Jeff Klauk (71) and Chez Reavie (72) tied for third at 5 under, and Carlos Franco (73) was 4 under.

Final scores with relation to par and earnings from the South Georgia Classic, played April 12-15 at the par-72, 7,781-yard Kinderlou Forest Golf Club in Valdosta, Ga.:

1. John Kimbell, $108,000 68-70-71-69–278 -10
2. Matthew Jones, 64,800 71-67-70-71–279 -9
3. Jeff Klauk, 34,800 70-74-68-71–283 -5
3. Chez Reavie, 34,800 71-69-71-72–283 -5
5. Carlos Franco, 24,000 72-67-72-73–284 -4
6. Jason Allred, 18,780 72-69-74-70–285 -3
6. Ron Whittaker, 18,780 69-72-72-72–285 -3
6. Paul Claxton, 18,780 71-72-70-72–285 -3
6. Tom Byrum, 18,780 71-72-69-73–285 -3
6. Scott Gutschewski, 18,780 73-71-68-73–285 -3
11. John Merrick, 14,400 69-74-72-71–286 -2
11. Tee McCabe, 14,400 68-73-73-72–286 -2
13. Tag Ridings, 10,286 70-70-74-73–287 -1
13. Chris Tidland, 10,286 70-72-72-73–287 -1
13. Steven Bowditch, 10,286 69-67-77-74–287 -1
13. Brenden Pappas, 10,286 71-71-71-74–287 -1
13. Steve Allan, 10,286 75-67-70-75–287 -1
13. Aron Price, 10,286 70-70-71-76–287 -1
13. Paul Dickinson, 10,286 64-71-73-79–287 -1
20. Greg Chalmers, 6,500 71-73-72-72–288 E
20. Chris Baryla, 6,500 70-75-72-71–288 E
20. David McKenzie, 6,500 68-73-74-73–288 E
20. Todd Demsey, 6,500 73-69-73-73–288 E
20. Roland Thatcher, 6,500 72-72-74-70–288 E
20. Justin Bolli, 6,500 68-75-67-78–288 E
26. John Huston, 4,920 66-73-73-77–289 +1
26. Hunter Haas, 4,920 74-69-69-77–289 +1
28. Scott Sterling, 4,080 71-74-71-74–290 +2
28. Matt Hansen, 4,080 70-74-72-74–290 +2
28. Jason Enloe, 4,080 67-78-72-73–290 +2
28. Michael Letzig, 4,080 74-70-73-73–290 +2
28. Randy Leen, 4,080 70-70-74-76–290 +2
28. Brian Smock, 4,080 75-68-71-76–290 +2
34. Kyle Reifers, 3,120 72-69-74-76–291 +3
34. Darron Stiles, 3,120 71-69-75-76–291 +3
34. Jim McGovern, 3,120 72-68-76-75–291 +3
34. Scott Gump, 3,120 74-71-72-74–291 +3
34. Brad Elder, 3,120 73-72-72-74–291 +3
34. Greg Kraft, 3,120 71-72-74-74–291 +3
34. Scott Parel, 3,120 67-73-77-74–291 +3
34. Dave Rummells, 3,120 66-73-74-78–291 +3
34. Tom Carter, 3,120 73-71-75-72–291 +3
43. Dustin Bray, 2,293 72-68-76-76–292 +4
43. Jason Day, 2,293 71-71-73-77–292 +4
43. Arjun Atwal, 2,293 71-73-70-78–292 +4
43. Jay Williamson, 2,293 71-73-74-74–292 +4
43. Kyle Thompson, 2,293 73-72-74-73–292 +4
43. Aaron Watkins, 2,293 71-74-66-81–292 +4
43. Garrett Willis, 2,293 70-72-78-72–292 +4
50. Gary Christian, 2,070 73-71-73-76–293 +5
50. Michael Putnam, 2,070 74-71-73-75–293 +5
50. Jess Daley, 2,070 69-70-80-74–293 +5
53. David Hearn, 1,995 73-70-73-78–294 +6
53. Nicholas Thompson, 1,995 73-70-75-76–294 +6
55. Miguel Carballo, 1,935 69-75-75-76–295 +7
55. John Riegger, 1,935 70-72-78-75–295 +7
57. Curtis Malm, 1,830 70-73-73-80–296 +8
57. Nick Flanagan, 1,830 74-71-71-80–296 +8
57. Josh Broadaway, 1,830 74-71-73-78–296 +8
57. Garth Mulroy, 1,830 73-70-75-78–296 +8
57. Jim Rutledge, 1,830 74-71-75-76–296 +8
62. John Morse, 1,725 74-70-73-80–297 +9
62. Martin Laird, 1,725 70-74-74-79–297 +9
64. Marc Turnesa, 1,665 74-67-77-80–298 +10
64. Denis Watson, 1,665 70-75-75-78–298 +10
66. David Gossett, 1,620 69-74-74-82–299 +11
67. Jeff Hull, 1,575 68-76-77-79–300 +12
67. Jeremy Tucker, 1,575 72-72-77-79–300 +12
69. Neal Lancaster, 1,530 71-74-75-82–302 +14
70. Garrett Clegg, 1,500 75-70-78-81–304 +16

Missed the cut

71. Spike McRoy 72-74–146 +2
71. Skip Kendall 73-73–146 +2
71. Bryce Molder 69-77–146 +2
71. Tim Weinhart 72-74–146 +2
71. Todd Fischer 76-70–146 +2
71. James Driscoll 75-71–146 +2
71. Esteban Toledo 73-73–146 +2
71. John Humphries 72-74–146 +2
71. Henrik Bjornstad 71-75–146 +2
71. Steve Friesen 75-71–146 +2
81. Patrick Sheehan 73-74–147 +3
81. Jason Caron 75-72–147 +3
81. Peter Tomasulo 78-69–147 +3
81. Jarrod Lyle 72-75–147 +3
81. Craig Lile 73-74–147 +3
81. Steve Pleis 77-70–147 +3
81. Jaco Van Zyl 74-73–147 +3
81. D.A. Points 72-75–147 +3
81. Alex Cejka 69-78–147 +3
81. Michael Sim 75-72–147 +3
91. Bradley Hughes 71-77–148 +4
91. Mike Capone 75-73–148 +4
91. Jason Schultz 74-74–148 +4
91. Brendon de Jonge 78-70–148 +4
91. Chris Thompson 74-74–148 +4
91. David Peoples 76-72–148 +4
91. Michael Long 74-74–148 +4
91. Sonny Skinner 74-74–148 +4
91. Ricky Barnes 74-74–148 +4
91. Kevin Johnson 72-76–148 +4
91. Franklin Langham 73-75–148 +4
102. Ian Leggatt 76-73–149 +5
102. Kris Cox 76-73–149 +5
102. Guy Boros 78-71–149 +5
102. Tjaart van der Walt 75-74–149 +5
102. Ted Potter Jr. 72-77–149 +5
102. Tom Scherrer 75-74–149 +5
102. Chris Stroud 73-76–149 +5
102. Bubba Dickerson 77-72–149 +5
102. David Morland IV 73-76–149 +5
102. Gary Hallberg 73-76–149 +5
102. Tim O’Neal 73-76–149 +5
102. Vance Veazey 77-72–149 +5
102. Keith Nolan 76-73–149 +5
115. Bryn Parry 73-77–150 +6
115. Trevor Dodds 73-77–150 +6
115. Bob Burns 74-76–150 +6
115. Paul Gow 75-75–150 +6
115. B.J. Staten 74-76–150 +6
115. Travis Perkins 75-75–150 +6
115. Chris Dixon 75-75–150 +6
115. Elliot Gealy 74-76–150 +6
115. Mike Hulbert 74-76–150 +6
115. Robert Damron 75-75–150 +6
115. Scott Dunlap 74-76–150 +6
115. Richard Johnson 76-74–150 +6
115. Christo Greyling 74-76–150 +6
128. Gabriel Hjertstedt 73-78–151 +7
128. Marco Dawson 78-73–151 +7
128. Luke Hart 76-75–151 +7
128. Mike Springer 77-74–151 +7
128. Chad Collins 73-78–151 +7
128. Grant Waite 75-76–151 +7
128. Jeff Overton 75-76–151 +7
135. Michael Sims 77-75–152 +8
135. Ryan Howison 75-77–152 +8
135. Tommy Tolles 73-79–152 +8
135. Mark Wiebe 77-75–152 +8
135. Kenny Knox 75-77–152 +8
135. Mike Heinen 76-76–152 +8
135. Chris Smith 76-76–152 +8
135. Len Mattiace 79-73–152 +8
143. Mike Haack 80-73–153 +9
143. Michael Clark II 75-78–153 +9
143. Jim Gallagher Jr. 77-76–153 +9
146. Blaine McCallister 81-73–154 +10
146. Joseph Alfieri 75-79–154 +10
146. Brad Fritsch 75-79–154 +10
146. Bill Glasson 78-76–154 +10
150. Steve Wheatcroft 77-78–155 +11
151. Mario Tiziani 80-76–156 +12
151. Phil Tataurangi 79-77–156 +12
153. Brock Mackenzie 81-76–157 +13
153. David Ogrin 77-80–157 +13
155. Robin Freeman 77-81–158 +14
155. Blake Adams 80-78–158 +14

STORY COMMENTS
Show Hide