Albany native and golf pro Josh Broadaway is just three weeks away from accomplishing a lifelong dream: earning his PGA Tour card. (File photo)
MIAMI -- Albany golf pro Josh Broadaway now must sit back, watch and wait to see where missing the cut Friday at the Nationwide Tour's Miccosukee Championship leaves him on the money list.
Broadaway, who entered the third-to-last Nationwide event of the season at No. 23 on the money list -- only needing to finish in the Top 25 at year's end to automatically earn his PGA Tour card -- finished 1-over Friday and failed to earn any money on a course where he's had more success during his career than any other, finishing third twice. Broadaway's round started out promising Friday as he made the turn at 2-under, but a pair of bogeys and just one birdie on the back nine sealed his fate.
He'll now turn his attention to next week at the Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open in Ponte Vedra, Fla., then close out the season at the Nationwide Tour Championship in Charleston, S.C., on Oct. 27-30.
ANOTHER TIE: After Sept. 30's 1-1 tie against Georgia Perimeter, the Darton College women's soccer team vowed that the rematch Friday would be different.
The top two teams in Region XVII once again played to a deadlock 1-1 tie Friday, only this time the game went into double overtime -- and still a winner couldn't emerge, leaving Lady Cavs coach Ken Veilands "frustrated and disappointed."
"That's just how I feel when we dominate a team like we did them, and walk away with a tie," said Veilands, whose Lady Cavs are ranked No. 14 in the nation, while GPC is No. 4. "We left too much on the table, and we weren't hungry enough. We outshot them, 18-2, we outplayed them and here we are with a tie -- again."
The good news? Darton will win the tiebreaker -- and No. 1 seed in the upcoming region tournament -- as long as it wins out because the Lady Cavs have a far greater goal differential in their wins against region foes than GPC.
Sashanna Campbell scored Darton's only goal.
Darton returns to action Sunday vs. Andrew College.
WORTH ELIMINATED: Mary Persons is moving on in the GHSA Class AAA state softall tournament, while for the second year in a row, the higher-seeded Worth County Lady Rams are one-and-done.
Mary Persons, which won Game 1 on Thursday, 7-6, edged Worth, 3-2, in eight innings Friday in Game 2 after the Lady Rams managed only just three hits in the must-win contest.
Worth twins Heather and Haley Ellis each had one hit, while Marissa Moreland had the other.
The Lady Rams finished the season 21-13.