Scott Berliner stays hot, leads Event No. 4 of PGA Tournament Series

By
Craig Dolch
The PGA of America

Series: PGA

Published: Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 5:25 p.m.
 
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2015) – The good news for Scott Berliner is he is coming off perhaps the best 36-hole stretch of golf in his career. 
 
Thursday's 6-under 66 in of Event No. 4 of the PGA Tournament Series means he has played his last two rounds in a combined 14-under with no bogeys.
 
The bad news is Berliner probably has to shoot another terrific score Friday on the Wanamaker Course if he's going to win his first PGA Tournament Series title.
 
Berliner leads by one over Dwayne Randall (67), Michael Meisenzahl, Anthony Aruta and John Seltzer. Four other players are two back with 68s: Daniel Urban, who was second in Event No. 3, Adam Reinaud, Jeffrey Schmid and Frank Dully.
 
"It's nice to hit it well and make some putts," said Berliner of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. "I tried to make a couple bogeys today, but my putter saved me. I know I've got to shoot something low again and see what happens. My goal is to keep doing the same."
 
Berliner has finished no worse than 11th in the three previous PGA Tournament Series events.
 
The field used lift, clean and place rules because of wet conditions.
 
The PGA Tournament Series is sponsored by Golf Advisor.
 
Thursday's first-round scores from Event No. 4 of the PGA Tournament Series on the par-72 Wanamaker Course at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.:
 
Scott Berliner, Queensbury, N.Y. 33-33–66
Dwayne Randall, Clymer, N.Y. 32-35–67
Michael Meisenzahl, Medford, N.J. 35-32–67
John Seltzer, Grand Rapids, Mich. 32-35–67
Anthony Aruta, Staten Island, N.Y. 34-33–67
Adam Rainaud, South Hadley, Mass. 35-33–68
Daniel Urban, Howell, Mich. 35-33–68
Jeffrey Schmid, Columbia, Mo. 33-35–68
Frank Dully, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 31-37–68
Jeff Sorenson, Blaine, Minn. 33-36–69
Ashley Grier, Hagerstown, Md. 35-34–69
Blake Brookman, Seaford, Va. 36-33–69
Peter Ballo, Jupiter, Fla. 35-34–69
Derek Sanders, Destrehan, La. 33-37–70
Matt Dobyns, Lake Success, N.Y. 35-35–70
Mike Furey, Summit Hill, Pa. 34-36–70
Shaun Powers, Greenwich, Conn. 35-35–70
Kyle Voska, Denver, Colo. 37-33–70
Adam Kolloff, Hoboken, N.J. 35-35–70
James Giampaolo, Torrington, Conn. 37-33–70
Brett Melton, Washington, Ind. 37-34–71
Bob Sowards, Dublin, Ohio 36-35–71
Ben Engle, Indianapolis, Ind. 36-35–71
Eric Wohlfield, Brighton, Mich. 35-36–71
Tim Puetz, West Palm Beach, Fla. 34-37–71
Michael Sweeney, Floral Park, N.Y. 37-34–71
John Connelly, Maumee, Ohio 38-33–71
Ed Kirby, Wakefield, R.I. 37-34–71
Daniel Augustine, Castle Pines, Colo. 35-36–71
Kyle Higgins, Massapequa, N.Y. 35-36–71
Ari Papadopoulos, Struthers, Ohio 37-34–71
Jim Schuman, Scottsdale, Ariz. 37-34–71
Rick Schuller, Chester, Va. 36-35–71
John Guyton, Rockville Centre, N.Y. 35-37–72
Mark Mielke, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 37-35–72
Dakun Chang, Long Grove, Ill. 39-33–72
Andrew Shiflet, Asheboro, N.C. 35-37–72
Carl Cooper, Humble, Texas 36-36–72
Mike Vance, Jackson, Tenn. 35-38–73
Corey McAlarney, Forest City, Pa. 39-34–73
Omar Uresti, Austin, Texas 38-35–73
Danny Lewis, Morrow, Ohio 39-34–73
Jeff Wells, Redondo Beach, Calif. 34-39–73
Jim Troy, Portage, Mich. 34-39–73
Steve Parker, Houston, Texas 36-37–73
Kent St. Charles, Mount Vernon, N.Y. 37-36–73
Mark Summerville, Jupiter, Fla. 35-38–73
Yong Joo, Bristow, Va. 36-37–73
Kirk Hanefeld, Acton, Mass. 37-36–73
Charles Meola, Mamaroneck, N.Y. 35-39–74
Marshall Talkington, Jackson, Tenn. 38-36–74
Mark Anderson, St. Simons Island, Ga. 37-37–74
Ryan Kalista, Greenwich, Conn. 37-37–74
Gregory McClimans, Clearwater, Fla. 38-36–74
Brian Norman, The Colony, Texas 37-37–74
Pete Catanzaro, Stamford, Conn. 38-36–74
Adam Larkin, North Bellmore, N.Y. 39-35–74
Bill Harvey, Albuquerque, N.M. 37-37–74
Wyatt Worthington, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 35-39–74
Mike Larkin, Harrison, N.Y. 37-37–74
Eric Smith, Plano, Texas 39-36–75
Patrick McCarthy, Huntington, N.Y. 37-38–75
Fred Blumenstock, Boonton, N.J. 36-39–75
Michael Adkins, West Palm Beach, Fla. 36-39–75
Steve Schneiter, Sandy, Utah 37-38–75
Shawn Warren, Cape Elizabeth, Maine 35-40–75
Danny Kish, Melbourne, Fla. 37-38–75
Matt Arvanitis, Hooksett, N.H. 38-37–75
Rich Berberian, Derry, N.H. 38-37–75
Mike Argentine, Yonkers, N.Y. 37-39–76
Brandon Myers, Danube, Minn. 38-38–76
Rod Perry, Port Orange, Fla. 39-37–76
Peter Kampmann, Riverside, Conn. 38-38–76
Austin Rentz, Myakka City, Fla. 37-39–76
Brian Herring, Boca Raton, Fla. 38-39–77
Matthew McAdow, Woodmere, N.Y. 41-36–77
Nick Frontero, Oviedo, Fla. 40-37–77
Mark Brown, Glen Head, N.Y. 35-42–77
Joshua Fritz, Port St. Lucie, Fla. 38-39–77
Richard Kelly, Oceanside, N.Y. 40-37–77
Gregg Richbourg, Orlando, Fla. 37-40–77
Rob Corcoran, Melbourne, Fla. 43-35–78
Chip Johnson, Hingham, Mass. 43-35–78
Jason Martin, Wheeling, W. Va. 39-39–78
Tim Katanski, Ann Arbor, Mich. 37-41–78
Austin Gaugert, Lake Geneva, Wis. 39-40–79
Sam Kang, Florham Park, N.J. 38-41–79
Kyle Bilodeau, West Hartford, Conn. 39-40–79
Scott Schulte, Harrison Township, Mich. 36-43–79
Kirk Stauffer, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 36-44–80
Matthew Sheperd, Nantucket, Mass. 40-40–80
Mike Demakos, Port St. Lucie, Fla. 38-43–81
Mark Faulkner, Marion, Ill. 41-40–81
Nick Miller, Williston Park, N.Y. 41-41–82
Ryan McClintock, Bettendorf, Iowa 40-44–84
Tony Emma, Las Vegas, Nev. 43-41–84
Matthew Hurd, Manhasset, N.Y. 41-44–85
Tyler Lower, Norwalk, Conn. 44-42–86
Justin Roberto, Williamsburg, Va. 42-46–88