Here are the Top 5 finishers:
Brad Lardon, Lakeway, 67-66-67--200
Lonny Alexander, New Braunfels, 72-69-69--210
Tim Thelen, Richmond, 67-76-68--211
Timothy Poulos, Tomball, 70-74-70--214
David Lundstrom, Houston, 73-70-71--214
And here is the recap from the STPGA:
Brad Lardon, an assistant professional at Escondido in Horseshoe Bay, powered his was to a 10-stroke victory in the 2006 Southern Texas PGA Professional Championship at Royal Oaks Country Club in Houston. Lardon, who opened the tournament with a front nine score of 7-under-par in the tournament’s first round, posted a 54-hole total of 67-66-67—200, 16 under par for the Royal Oaks track. The victory, his third win in a Southern Texas PGA tournament this year, netted him $5,600 in earnings.
Lonny Alexander, director of instruction at Onion Creek Country Club in Austin, finished in second place at 72-69-60—210 to take home runner-up money of $4,200. Tim Thelen, an assistant professional at Houston’s Bushwood Golf Center, won $3,000 for his 67-76-68—211 third place effort.
Timothy Poulos, an assistant professional at Cypress Lakes Golf Club in Cypress, and Houston’s David Lundstrom, the tournament’s defending champion, finished in a fourth-place tie at 214. Both earned checks for $2,150.
Lardon, Alexander and Thelen will be joined by Ken McDonald of Houston’s BraeBurn Country Club, The Woodlands’ Troy Schleicher, a Cleveland Golf sales representative, Tony Johnson of San Antonio’s Silverhorn Golf Club, John Gibson of Houston’s Bushwood Golf Center, Chip Craig, an assistant professional at The Deerwood Club in Kingwood, and Houston’s Billy Sitton of Club Corp at the 40th PGA Professional National Championship, to be played next June at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore.