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Morin Qualifies for PGA Championship

Alan Morin, a resident of Royal Palm Beach, has qualified for the 2015 PGA Championship. The fourth major of the year which will take place August 13-16 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. He qualified by finishing in the top-20 in the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship this week. The event took place at Philadelphia Cricket Club on June 28-July 1st. Morin shot a four-day total of 282 and finished T3. His week was highlighted by a final round 2-under, 68. Click here for full results of the PGA Professional National Championship.

Additionally, Morin has qualified for the 2015 PGA Cup Matches, which will take place at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, CA on September 18-20. Morin was a member of the victorious 2003 US Team where he finished 3-0-1.

Morin is a PGA Assistant Professional at the Falls Country Club in Lake Worth. He is a six-time SFPGA Player of the Year Recipient and has competed in seven Major Championships including five PGA Championships.

By |July 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Webb & Roberts Win Sudden Death Playoff to be Crowned 2015 Pro Junior Champions

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Adam Webb of TPC Eagle Trace and junior partner Brett Roberts of Coral Springs won the 2015 South Florida PGA Pro-Junior presented by Callaway Golf and supported by Game Golf and Skimp. Teams for the day were comprised of 1 PGA Professional and one junior golfer aged 10-18.  Twenty-eight teams competed in the 9 hole scramble/9 hole better ball event today on the North Course at BallenIsles Country Club.

After a short weather delay mid round, there were two teams who ended up at the top of the leaderboard.  Adam Webb and Brett Roberts from TPC at Eagle Trace and Jonas DeWitte and Dylan Miranda from John’s Island Club both finished the day with rounds of 64’s, eight under par.  However, it was Adam Webb and Brett Roberts who would end up victorious after a three hole sudden death playoff in the better ball format.

Special thanks to all of our partners and our host facility, PGA Director of Golf, Jeff Fitzherbert and Head PGA Professional, Shawn Costello from BallenIsles Country Club.

To view complete results from the event click here.

By |June 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Twelve SFPGA Professionals to Compete in PGA Professional National Championship

On Sunday, twelve South Florida PGA Professionals will compete in the PGA Professional National Championship presented by Club Car, Mercedes-Benz and OMEGA. The tournament will take place at Philadelphia Cricket Club in Philadelphia, PA.

SFPGA Professionals competing include: Jared Blocker, Jon Buddenhagen, Gene Fieger, Dan Heaslip, Chris Kaufman, Roger Kennedy Jr., Alan Morin, Ric Nalyd, Matt Newman, Lee Rinker, Paul Scaletta and Chris Trout. We wish the best of luck to all of them. To follow their progress throughout the week, click here.

By |June 26th, 2015|0 Comments