One might say Mark Fuller’s golf game is, literally, money.

After shooting a dismal 79 on the first 18 holes of the South Central Section Club Pro Championship Monday, Fuller cashed in a tournament-low round of 66 in Monday afternoon’s round and a 67 in the final round Tuesday to claim a three-stroke victory in the 54-hole tournament at Oakwood Country Club.

The championship pocketed Fuller, of Edmond’s Oak Tree Golf Club, a cool $2,075 and a berth in the National Club Pro Championship in Sunriver, Ore., next June.

The bounce back was no easy task for Fuller, though. He had to make up an eight-stroke deficit while enduring high winds and blistering heat.

Fuller responded by making only two bogeys in his final two rounds.

“With the conditions the way they were, I knew if I played two solid rounds, I could get back in it,” said Fuller. “I hit the ball real solid (the final 36 holes), and I didn’t make many mistakes. When I did make mistakes, I recovered well.”

Fuller made four birdies Tuesday, including an up-and-down save on No. 15. He iced the tournament with a 15-foot putt to save par on No. 17.

Rod Nuckolls (215), Tim Fleming (216), former Enid High star Kyley Tetley (217) and Jim Woodward (217) also advanced to the nationals.

Meadowlake Golf Course pro Darryl Court finished 28th with a 228. Oakwood head pro Tim Mendenhall was 55th with a 242.

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