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SIX STUDENTS REPRESENTING THE GULF STATES PGA AWARDED PGA FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

METAIRIE, La. – Six students, children of Gulf States PGA Professionals, have been awarded a PGA Financial Assistance Fund Scholarship from the PGA of America in recognition of their exemplary academic and extracurricular efforts. Receiving a John Cox Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 is Patricia Claire Sanford who will begin her junior year at

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A SUMMER OF COMPETITION CONTINUES WITH THE GULF STATES JUNIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

From L to R: Trey Winstead and Simms Abney From L to R: Brooke Tyree and Abbey Daniel METAIRIE, LA – As the summer heats up, male and female junior golfers hope their golf game does too as they prepare for the 2017 Gulf States Junior PGA Championship. The Championship took place at Diamondhead Country

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RAMEY’S ROUND ONE SETS UP VICTORY; RESHEW’S ROUND TWO IS JUST ENOUGH

From L to R: Paul Reid, Theo Reshew, Kyle Ramey, and Matt Brunetz 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

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CAMPO THREE-PEATS, WEEMS’ BACK NINE RALLY SEALS VICTORY

From L to R: Robbie Gueringer, Host PGA Professional and Craig Campo, PGA General Manager METAIRIE, LA – The Golf Cars of Louisiana/Club Car LA PGA Championship named its 2017 Regular and Senior Division Champions today. The event was held on Monday, May 22nd and Tuesday, May 23rd at Oak Wing Golf Club in Alexandria,

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Allan Karmazin Joins Gulf States PGA Staff

The Gulf States Section is pleased to announce Allan Karmazin joining our staff, May 9th, for the summer months as our Tournament Intern. A native of New Orleans, LA he comes to us from Delgado Community College where he is a Sophomore studying Business Administration with a concentration on Hospital Administration. Allan’s duties will include:

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BRANNAN AND PITTS DANCE TO VICTORY

From L to R: (Dan and Kitty Peoples of ANTIGUA, Leigh Brannan, Russ Pitts, Mark Powell, and John Anderson of ANTIGUA) METAIRIE, LA. – PGA Professionals have earned the honor of being named the 2017 ANTIGUA/Haas-Jordan Pro-Pro Champions after edging out their fellow competitors by one shot at this year’s Section event held at Dancing

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MARTEL, PRESTON, AND VANGEFFEN TAKE THREE PRO

From left to right: (Jeff Jungers, Daniel Preston, Paul VanGeffen, Allan Martel, Russ Bloom, and Josh Lampley) METAIRIE, LA – The Fifth Annual Gulf States PGA Bushnell/Sun Mountain Three Pro Scramble Championship presented by Yamaha and the Silver Slipper Casino Hotel named its Champions for 2017 at the Oaks Golf Club in Pass Christian, MS

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President Adkerson Invites You to the Jani-King Education Summit and 49th Annual Meeting

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TEAM OURSO WINS BLUSTERY NATIONAL CAR RENTAL PGA PRO-AM SERIES

METAIRIE, La. – The National Car Rental PGA Pro-Am Series named its Team Champions for 2017 at TPC Louisiana on Tuesday, February 7th. Out of an event high of 21 teams totaling 84 players, this year’s winners included PGA Professional Smith Ourso and amateurs, Clifton Ourso Jr., Brian Meaux, and Luke Delouise. Team Ourso won

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TEAM LOUISIANA TAKES THE 2017 MACKEL CUP

Metairie, LA. – The Louisiana PGA Team overtook the Mississippi PGA Team in this year’s Mackel Cup. Team Louisiana won the Mackel Cup for the third year in a row. The late Frank Mackel who was known as the “godfather of golf” in New Orleans inspired the event. The tournament was co-hosted by Metairie Country

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