Ten competitors played in the rain at Thunder Hill on Thursday, and a only a few birdies were made on the challenging and long gold tee course.
Jim Lebzelter from Ashtabula found his way onto the leaderboard by sticking his approach to 1-foot on the opening par four, walking away with a skin worth $76.66. He also hit it to 8-feet on the par-3 9th hole for a pin shot worth $35.00.
Paul Kasper birdied the long 440-yard 2nd hole and captured his first skin of the year as well.
Steve Blackburn Jr. extended his lead in an attempt to capture the Thompson Cup for a second staright year by making birdie on the par-5 4th hole.
Eddie Neer also cashed again with a pin shot on the 3rd hole to retain his second place spot on the leaderboard.
The Greater Cleveland Skins Game moves to Quail Hollow Country Club Thursday, June 18th starting at 5pm. Green fees will be $25.00. Please note the dress code of collared shirts and no jeans.
2009 Greater Cleveland Skins Game Leaderboard – Week 8
|Player Name||Total||Skins||Skins $||Pins||Pins $|
|Steve Blackburn Jr||$533.16||3||$372.16||3||$161.00|