This past week, the David Leadbetter Golf Academy, declared the DLGA Saturday Tournament Series "Money List" Champion. The players, which consisted of both boys and girls, played through a year-long tournament series consisting of 22 events. Each event was held on Saturday, and the field consisted of 40 players. Players earned "prize money" each week, and the top golfer on the "money list" was declared the Champion of the Series.
Jeffrey Meltzer, 2012 and first year DLGA student,is this years DLGA Saturday Tournament Series "Money List" Champion. Jeffrey played in 18 of 22 events and compiled a 74 stroke average over the year.
Jeffrey Meltzer, 2009 DLGA Saturday Tournament Series Champion!
September 27th (Ryder Cup Open) 76.....Tied for 9th
October 4th (Turning Stone Championship) 81.....Tied for 12th
October 11th (Valero Texas Open)38......Tied for 7th
October 25th (FRYS.com Open)76......Tied 9th
November 1st (Ginn Classic)72.....Tied 2nd
November 8th (Wal-Mart Classic)72......Tied 3rd
November 15th (British Open)74......Tied 3rd
December 6th (PGA Championship)74.....Tied 3rd
December 13th (The Player's)75.....Tied 3rd
January 10th (Mercedes Championship)71.....Tied 2nd
January 17th (The Sony Open)76.....Tied 4th
January 31st (FBR Open)72....Tied 3rd
February 14th (Pebble Beach ProAm)72....Tied 2nd
February 21st (Northern Trust Open)71....Tied 2nd
March 7th (The Honda Classic)71.....Tied 2nd
March 15th (CA Championship)73....Tied 3rd
April 25th (The Masters)77.....Tied 9th
May 2nd (Tour Championship)74....Tied 8th
Jeffrey also qualified to play in the DLGA Matchplay Tournament held this past weekend. He lost in the first round, but went on to caddy for Rigel Fernandesinthe Saturday morning matchand supported Petch Vattanapisit in his afternoonmatch on Saturday.
Jeffrey was also awardedDLGA's Most Dedicated Boys (AM Golf) at Friday's award banquet!
Jay Denton, Jeffrey's coach, says "He's never missed practice...ever.....Not even a day off after a tournament. He practiced everyday during spring break, plays 36 holes every weekend and arrives to practice by 8:00 everyday! Jeffrey really enjoys the daily process of practicing hard and getting better. He's very focused and dedicated to the game."
Congrats Jeffrey on your great play this year, your outstanding work ethic and your dedication to the game!