Friday, December 12, 2014

Former Hawkeye Vince India wins $40,000 Disney Magnolia Winter Event

Vince India adds his name to list of past Disney winners which includes Jack Nicklaus, Payne Stewart, & Tiger Woods

(Orlando, Fla.) - Former Iowa Hawkeye star Vince India, out of Deerfield, Ill., shot rounds of 69-67-69 to win the third of six guaranteed purse events on the 2014-15 Tour Winter Series held Dec. 2 through 4 at the championship Walt Disney World Resort Magnolia course in Orlando, Fla.

India was the only player to score in the 60's all three rounds on his way to a one shot victory over England's Greg Eason, who starred at Central Florida. The Magnolia course at Walt Disney World Resort has hosted multiple PGA TOUR events and had winners such as legends Jack Nicklaus, Payne Stewart, and even Tiger Woods and now India can add his name to the list of professionals to have won there. India received $11,000 for the win while Eason earned $5,175 for being runner-up.

Indianapolis alum Justin Hueber finished alone in 3rd, just three shots out of the lead, while a quartet of players finished tied for 4th including Florida Southern alum Brian Richey, Indiana alum Brant Peaper, Millsaps' alum Ryan Martin, and Rollins' alum Rob Oppenheim. Several competitors in the event, including India, Eason, Richey, and Oppenheim will be competing in Final Stage at Tour Final Stage. Tour alumni have won an amazing 16 Major Championships and include 2012 and 2014 Masters champion Bubba Watson, 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley, 2010 PGA TOUR Player of the Year and 2003 US Open Champion Jim Furyk, 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson, two-time U.S. Open Champion Lee Janzen, British Open and PGA Champion John Daly, and recent PGA Tour winners such as Robert Streb, Ben Martin, Kevin Streelman, Michael Thompson, Ted Potter Jr, Gary Woodland, Russell Henley, Mark Wilson, George McNeill, Scott Stallings, Scott Piercy and many more.

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