Local Mini Tour Roundup

Former Air Force Academy golfer Westmoreland just misses playoff on All Pro Tour; ex-CU Buff twins Yannik and Jeremy Paul both place in top 6 in SwingThought event

By Gary Baines – 3/19/2021

Three golfers who played in college at Colorado schools posted top-6 finishes in large mini-tour events this week.

Kyle Westmoreland, one of the top golfers at the Air Force Academy in the 21st century, tied for thirdon Friday at the All Pro Tour’s Paragon Casino Championship in Marksville, La., where 143 players teed it up.

And twins Yannik and Jeremy Paul, former standouts at the University of Colorado, placed third and sixth, respectively, on Thursday out of 52 players at a SwingThought tournament in San Jacinto, Calif.

Westmoreland, who lived in Broomfield for a time before moving to Charleston, S.C., carded scores of 67-71-66 for a 9-under-par 204 total. He finished a stroke out of a two-man playoff for the title. Westmoreland, an eighth-place finisher at least year’s CoBank Colorado Open, ended up with 14 birdies, two bogeys and a triple bogey over the three rounds.

For all the results from the Paragon Casino Championship, CLICK HERE.

Meanwhile, the Paul twins found themselves on the leaderboard at the SwingThought event that concluded on Thursday. Yannik posted rounds of 69-69-68 for a 10-under 206 total, which left him six strokes back of winner Chad Hambright. Paul chalked up 14 birdies and four bogeys for the week.

Brother Jeremy tied for sixth at 210 after going 68-71-71. In between them was 2020 CoBank Colorado Open champion Mark Anguiano (fourth place at 207).

For all the scores from the SwingThought tournament, CLICK HERE.