METAIRIE, LA. – The PING/Sterling Cut Glass Pro-Scratch named its Team Champions for 2017 at Audubon Park Golf Club on Monday, November 13th.
This event has a unique format that involves one PGA Professional and one Amateur playing six holes scramble, six holes four-ball, and six holes alternate shot. The weather was perfect with sunny skies, temperatures in the low seventies, and low humidity.
Out of a record twenty-two teams totaling forty-four players, this year’s winners were PGA Professional Wayne Fuselier of Chateau Golf and Country Club and Amateur James Fuselier. The father son duo shot six under par fifty-six and won in a scorecard playoff over Team Vegas/Gottsche.
Closest to the Hole winners were PGA Life Member Larry Miller of Mandeville, LA and Amateur Scott Thames of Laurel, MS.
The Gulf States PGA Section would like to thank James Fuselier of PING and Sterling Cut Glass for their continued support of the event. The Section also wishes to thank the Staff at Audubon Park Golf Club including the Host PGA Professional Paul VanGeffen and the Head Golf Course Superintendent Will Guerreri for their assistance in making this event possible.
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.