New Year's Invitational: Garland Green wins in playoff

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2012) -- Garland Green captured the 2012 New Year's Invitational with a par on the sixth playoff hole at St. Petersburg Country Club.

Green had shot a 1-under 71 to finish with a four-day total of 278 --- along with second and third-round leader Stephan Jaegar and Jim Liu.Liu was eliminated on the first playoff hole.

Liu fired a 2-under 70 to join the playoff.

Brandon Rodgers shot a 6-under 66 in the final round, finishing in a three-way tie for fourth place along with michael Hebert and Michael McGowan.

Results For New Year's Invitational Golf Tournament
1VAGarland GreenTazewell, VA70072-66-69-71--278*
T2GermanyStephan JaegerGermany50069-65-72-72--278
T2NYJim LiuSmithtown, NY50071-70-67-70--278
T4TNBrandon RodgersKnoxville, TN40073-71-70-66--280
T4FLMichael HebertOrlando, FL40074-67-70-66--280

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ABOUT THE New Year's Invitational

Historic invitational golf tournament that originated on the Lakewood golf course in 1927. This same amateur invitational tournament -- which attracts top Florida amateurs and a strong group of out-of- state players as well -- continues, unbroken, each year although the club name was later changed to St. Petersburg Country Club.

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