News >> Piercy Holds On For First Win
Former Hooters Player Wins First Title
Wichita, KS (August 10, 2008)…With a final round even par 71 Sunday at the Nationwide Tour’s Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, former Hooters Tour member Scott Piercy captured his first career Nationwide title. (picture courtesy of getty images)
The former San DiegoState golfer fired rounds of 64-62-65-71 for a four day total of twenty-two-under par 262 and a two stroke win over Daniel Summerhays, Spencer Levin and Hunter Haas. Piercy’s final total also set the tournament scoring record.
With the win, Piercy collects $94,500 and moves to 34th on the Nationwide Tour’s money list with over $118,000 in earnings in ten events. Piercy is nearly $30,000 outside of the TOP 25.
Piercy played the Hooters Tour from 2005-2007, Piercy had seven top ten finishes in 17 events played including a win in the season opening event in the 2006 season in Orlando, Florida. Piercy collected nearly $80,000 in earnings over those three seasons. Piercy also captured "The Ultimate Game" with a $2,000,000 first prize last summer.
The NGA/Hooters Tour is the 3rd largest men’s 72-hole professional golf tour in the country behind the PGA and Nationwide Tours, and boasts alumni like 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson, 2003 PGA Champion Shaun Micheel, 2003 US Open Champion Jim Furyk, 2003 British Open Champion Ben Curtis, British and PGA Champion John Daly, Two-time US Open Champion Lee Janzen, British Open Champion Tom Lehman as well as PGA Champion David Toms, Tour Championship winner Chad Campbell and back to back Reno Tahoe Winner Vaughn Taylor to name just a few. In all told, the NGA Hooters Tour alumni have an incredible TEN MAJOR championships to their credit. The NGA Hooters Tour has helped more than 100 golf professionals acquire their PGA, Nationwide and Champion’s Tour cards. In fact, 42% of the players that earned their 2008 PGA Tour cards and 47% of the players that earned full exempt status on the Nationwide Tour started their careers on the Hooters Tour.
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