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NARRO EARNS PLAYOFF VICTORY AT GULF STATES PGA E-Z-GO SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP

METAIRIE, La. –  With three players sitting atop the leaderboard at the end of the final round, PGA Professional Jake Narro was able to pull away from the tightly-contested field during the first playoff hole to win the 2014 Gulf States PGA E-Z-GO Section Championship held at Metairie Country Club in Metairie, La on Monday,

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MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF THE GULF STATES PGA JOIN TO PLAY “100 HOLES FOR HISTORY”

METAIRIE, La. – Gulf States PGA members and amateur golfers committed to playing 100 holes of golf during the Section’s fundraising event, “100 Holes for History” presented by Nike and New Orleans Audi, at Audubon Park Golf Course in New Orleans, La. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. The event was held to raise money for

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Reed Hughes Defends Title at GSPGA Senior Professional Championship

METAIRIE, La. –  Reed Hughes, PGA of Senatobia, Miss. has once again secured a spot playing in the Senior PGA Professional National Championship, presented by Mercedes-Benz,  by winning the Gulf States Senior PGA Professional Championship held August 25-26, 2014 at Shell Landing Golf Club in Gautier, Miss. After shooting 72 on the first day, Hughes’

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Cooper wins GSPGA Professional Championship

COOPER’S FIRST-ROUND 66 PROPELS HIM TO VICTORY AT THE GULF STATES PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Four Gulf States PGA Professionals Qualify for the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship METAIRIE, La. –  Cory Cooper, PGA didn’t waste any time setting the stage for a victory at the Gulf States PGA Professional Championship shooting a first-round 66 that

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Cooper leads by five at GSPGA Professional Championship

Cory Cooper talks about his first round at the Gulf States PGA Professional Championship. Leads by five.   Click Here for Leaderboard

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RAMEY HOLDS OFF FIELD TO WIN NATIONAL CAR RENTAL GULF STATES PGA ASSISTANT CHAMPIONSHIP

Ramey & Troutman qualify for National Championship METAIRIE, La. –  A step up from last year’s second place finish, Kyle Ramey, PGA apprentice from Windance Country Club in Gulfort, Miss., won the National Car Rental Gulf States PGA Assistant Championship by one stroke to secure his position in the 2014 National Championship. This year’s Section

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Mallory Jennings

MALLORY JENNINGS NAMED TWO-TIME PGA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUND SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

METAIRIE, La. –Mallory Jennings has earned a $2,000 PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship to assist with college education costs for the second year in a row. Each year, The PGA of America awards these scholarships to children and grandchildren of PGA members in recognition of their exemplary academic and extracurricular efforts. “It is a great

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Brescher Defends Title at  2014 MPGA Trustmark Invitational

WEST POINT, Miss. —  (July 20, 2014) — Eddie Brescher, of Hattiesburg and Assistant Golf Coach at University of Southern Mississippi, won the 2014 MPGA Trustmark Invitational Golf Tournament with a three-day total of eight-under, 208 at Old Waverly Golf Club. This was the first time Old Waverly hosted this event.  The tournament, which showcases

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Derek Sanders Wins 2014 Louisiana Chapter Championship

METAIRIE, La. – Gulf States PGA Member Derek Sanders claimed a narrow victory at the 2014 Golf Cars of Louisiana/Club Car Louisiana PGA Chapter Championship, edging out his nearest competitor by one shot. This year’s Chapter Championship was held on June 16-17 at Gray Plantation in Lake Charles, La. Sanders’ had a strong start to

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Yelverton Defends Mississippi Chapter Championship Title

METAIRIE, La. –  All the odds were in Tim Yelverton’s favor at the Ladd’s/Club Car Mississippi PGA Chapter Championship where he returned as defending champion to once again win the title at his home course of Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss on June 16-17, 2014 Yelverton, a PGA teaching professional, shot 4-under-140

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