News

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

Continue Reading →
IMG_0274

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

Continue Reading →
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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →
2014 MS Chapter

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

Continue Reading →

Jeansonne, Johnson Claim 2014 Gulf States Junior PGA Championship

Nathan Jeansonne of Keithville, La and Julia Johnson of St. Gabriel, La won the 2014 Gulf States Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks  Thursday, June 5th at The Bluffs Resort & Country Club  in St Francisville, La. By winning the boys’ and girls’ divisions respectively, Jeansonne and Johnson qualified for the

Continue Reading →
photo 2

Bloom and Covich Claim 2014 Page & Tuttle/Haas-Jordan Pro-Pro

METAIRIE, La. – PGA Professionals Russ Bloom and Jerry Covich have earned the honor of being named the 2014 Gulf States PGA Page & Tuttle/Haas-Jordan Pro-Pro Champions after outshooting their fellow players at this year’s Section event held at Pelican Point Golf & Country Club in Gonzales, La. on May 18, 2014. Forty-seven players gathered

Continue Reading →

Trahan, Chrestman and Poche Claim Three Player Scramble

METAIRIE, La. – The second annual Gulf States PGA Bushnell Three-Player Scramble presented by Yamaha named its champions for 2014 at the Great Southern Golf Club in Gulfport, Miss on Monday, April 7th.  Out of eleven teams totaling thirty-three players, this year’s winners included PGA Professionals Bobby Chrestman, Carl Poche and Craig Trahan. Edging out

Continue Reading →

25th Senior PGA Professional Championship

The 25th Senior PGA Professional Championship takes place April 15-18, 2014 at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Championship, originally slated for last October, was postponed due to a week of inclement weather in Northern Virginia. A total of 264 PGA Professionals, who are at least 50 years of age, have qualified

Continue Reading →