In a tune-up for this week’s All-Pro Tour event at The Club at Indian Springs in Broken Arrow, Brendon Jelley of Jenks and Oklahoma State fame ripped off a round of 59 for his pro-am team Tuesday.
The 3rd Annual Supreme Lending Classic begins today and continues through Saturday and is open to the public. This will be the third stop on the on to 2020 All Pro Tour season.
Jelley, a three-time winner of the Oklahoma Golf Association State Amateur and a winner of his first professional event earlier this year in Arizona, started his round with a birdie and an eagle and added three more birdies for a front nine 29. He then made six birdies against no bogeys on the back nine, including a birdie on the par-4 18th hole for the 59.
What a way to get the week started!
“We are excited to get to host the APT Tour again and see the next wave of up and coming professionals,” said Mark Budler, head professional at Indian Springs. “The membership is also looking forward to getting back to live sports after all the quarantine and lockdown. Everyone seems primed for a great Tournament week!”
Greeting the APT field is an estimated purse of $140,000. Individuals will compete in a 72-holes stroke play format with a cut after 36 holes to the top 35-percent of the starting field, including ties. The winner will take home a minimum of $35,000 guaranteed.
Past Champions Josh Creel of Edmond and Nick Hardy (Norhbrook, IL) both took home the top prize after posting final scores of 23-under. Both Creel and Hardy have respectfully moved on the Korn Ferry Tour, there will be a chance for a new champion to follow in their footsteps.
In this year’s field, 2019 runner up, Trent Whitekiller (Sallisaw, OK) will look to improve upon his finish last year.Former Oklahoma State golfers Sam Stevens (Fort Worth, TX) and Zach Bauchou (Forest, VA) will both be back in the field after their one-two finish in Brownwood a week ago. Trey Mullinax (Birmingham, AL) who has 2 PGA starts this season will also be in the field.
There will be a full field of 156 professionals competing in the Supreme Lending Classic. A schedule of the week’s events can be found here.