Local Mini Tour Roundup

Former CU golfer Yannik Paul runner-up on Swing Thought Tour; twin brother Jeremy chalks up 2 top-6 finishes in 3 days

By Gary Baines – 1/23/2021

The Paul brothers, both former University of Colorado golfers, posted three top-six finishes in the course of three days on two different mini-tours this week.

Yannik Paul, the 2020 Arizona Open champion, shot back-to-back rounds of 64 and placed second out of 38 players Saturday at a Swing Thought Tour event in Litchfield Park, Ariz.

Twin brother Jeremy tied for sixth on Saturday, two days after finishing fourth at the Outlaw Tour’s McCormick Open in Scottsdale.

Yannik Paul racked up an eagle, 12 birdies and two bogeys to post a 12-under-par 128 total in the Swing Thought event, where he finished a stroke behind champion Nicolo Galletti of Phoenix, who went 61-66.

Meanwhile, Jeremy Paul carded scores of 66-67—137 to place sixth along with reigning CoBank Colorado Open champion Mark Anguiano. Former Fort Collins resident Matthew Liringis and former Colorado State University golfer Blake Cannon tied for ninth place at 134.

Meanwhile, on Thursday, Jeremy Paul carded scores of 67-70-67 for a 12-under 204 total in the McCormick Open. With 17 birdies and five bogeys at the event, Paul ended up five shots back of winner Wil Bateman of Scottsdale.