Foltz, Matthew Bankston, Tracy Broussard, CJ Toomer, and Hector Lara all win at
the Western States IceBreaker Regional hosted at Paiute
Resort the Snow and Sun courses!
Vegas, NV – Paiute Resort provided the backdrop
for this year’s Western States IceBreaker. The 109-person tournament saw all
flights come down to the last hole to determine the winners. With over 30 different local tours from across
the country, it certainly was a fantastic way to kick off the 28th anniversary
of the Golfweek Amateur Tour!
the Championship Flight, RJ Foltz from the Kentucky Tour came
from two shots back to capture the regional win with 84-78-162. Chris Legare from the Hilton
Head/Savannah Tour held the day one lead and kept it until the final few holes
on the back nine. Legare finished one shot back with 82-81-163, followed by Anthony Phillips (Hilton Head/Savannah)
at 168. Jeremy Schneider from the Chicago Tour finished fourth and Chris Baca (Denver) was fifth.
the A Flight, Mathew Bankston of the Louisiana South Tour won on
the final hole by two shots with rounds of 80-82-162. Joshua Hafford (Louisiana
South) and Elijah Richardson (California)
finished tied for second place with two-day totals of 164. Ray
Hernandez (California) finished
solo in fourth at 166 followed by Jason
Lyons (Louisiana North) was fifth with 167.
the B Flight, Tracy Broussard (Louisiana South) won by one
shot for the victory at 83-88-171. Eric Abeyta (Arizona)
finished second at 172 followed by Nick
Liput (Denver) at 173. Andrew Godbold (Chicago) finished in
solo fourth with 175 followed by Tag
Griffin (Louisiana North) at 176.
the C Flight, CJ Toomer (Arizona)
carded a 172 two-day total for the victory. Thomas Purvis (Dallas Fort Worth) was
second at 174 followed by Nick Filantres
(Arizona) in third place with 176. Albert
Adams (Louisiana South) and
Walter Nash (Arizona)finished tied
fourth place at 180.
the D Flight, Hector Lara (Arizona) wins by only one shot on
the final hole with 182. Daniel Cash (Upstate) finished one
back at 183 and Jason Tubb (California) finished third at 184. Chris
Rogers (Dallas Fort Worth)
was solo fourth at 186 followed by Steve
Lucas (Arizona) with 187.
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single-day and two-day tournaments. To get your tour card, simply join at
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largest nationwide amateur tour. Similarly, the Senior Amateur Tour now plays
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