METAIRIE, LA – The Ladd’s/Club Car MS PGA Championship named its 2017 Regular and Senior Division Champions today. The event was held on Monday, June 5th and Tuesday, June 6th at Windance Country Club in Gulfport, MS.
Host PGA Professional Kyle Ramey opened the first round with a personal best nine-under, sixty-three, capping off the back nine with an eagle on hole-twelve finding himself with an impressive lead. Ramey finished round two with a one-over par, seventy-three, bringing his two-day total to eight-under par, one-hundred and thirty-six, which sealed his victory of the Championship. Theo Reshew, PGA, Instructor at Diamondhead Country Club, opened round one shooting a one-under par, seventy-one, and had an impressive round two shooting four-under par, sixty-eight, bringing his two day total to five-under par, one-hundred and thirty-nine, which was just enough to seal his victory. Crowning him as the Senior Division Champion.
Regular Division Runner-Ups: Chip Sullivan, PGA of Pearl, MS and Rick Gehr, PGA of Fallen Oak. Senior Division Runner-Up: Jerry Covich, PGA of Ocean Springs, MS.
The weather held for two beautiful rounds of golf with clear blue skies and sunshine. The conditions were perfect for the Championship.
The Gulf States PGA would like to thank Host PGA Professional, Kyle Ramey, Head Golf Course Superintendent, Gavin Bauer, and the complete staff and membership at Windance Country Club, for their hard work that went into making this event a great success. The Gulf States PGA Section would also like to send our sincerest thanks to Jim Caldwell, PGA Member Paul Reid, PGA Member Matt Brunetz, and Brooks Baldwin of Ladd’s, as well as the supporting sponsors PGA Member, Phil Schmitt of US Specialty Coatings, Meegan West of Greg Norman, and Kelly Welsh of Oakley. Finally, thanks to the PGA TOUR for the continued support of this event.
About the Gulf States PGA Section
The Gulf States Section, Professional Golfers’ Association of America, is an association of golf professionals whose mission is to promote interest, participation, and enjoyment in the game of golf; establish and maintain professional standards of practice; and enhance the well being of golf professionals.