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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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2016 OMEGA PLAYER OF THE YEAR POINTS

Congratulations to all of our 2016 participants! Click Here for 2016 OMEGA Points Lists

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PAUL REID, PGA RECIPIENT OF WEST TENNESSEE CHAPTER BILL STRAUSBAUGH AWARD

Congratulations to Paul Reid, PGA of Ladd’s Golf and Utility for being the 2016 recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award (West Tennessee Chapter). Paul is a dual member of the Gulf States PGA and Tennessee PGA.

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JIMMY GAMBLIN & JOE BARBATO TO ENTER GULF STATES PGA HALL OF FAME

METAIRIE, La. – PGA Professionals Jimmy Gamblin and Joe Barbato (presented posthumously) have been selected as the 2016 inductees to Gulf States PGA Hall of Fame. This honor recognizes their devotion to growing the game of golf and their longstanding contributions to the game. “This is a greatly appreciated honor,” said Gamblin regarding his induction.

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TEAM SMITH/PIZZITOLA WIN PING/STERLING CUT GLASS PRO-SCRATCH

METAIRIE, La. – The PING/Sterling Cut Glass Pro-Scratch named its Team Champions for 2016 at Audubon Park Golf Club on Monday, November 14th. 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. Out of a nineteen teams

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CRAIG CAMPO NAMED 2016 GULF STATES PGA PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Gulf States PGA selects 2016 class of Section and Chapter award winners  METAIRIE, La. – In recognition of his exemplary role as a PGA member, PGA General Manager Craig Campo of Oak Wing Golf Club in Alexandria, La. has been chosen as the 2016 Gulf States PGA Golf Professional of the Year, the highest honor

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TEAM ALTESE WINS NATIONAL CAR RENTAL PRO-AM

METAIRIE, La. – The National Car Rental Pro-Am Presented by Silver Slipper Casino Hotel named its Team Champions for 2016 at Diamondhead Country Club on Tuesday, October 18th. Out of a record 31 teams totaling 124 players, this year’s winners included Host PGA Professional Chris Altese, Larry Popovich, Glenn Conover, and Don Mathews. Team Altese

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RAMEY CHARGES BACK FOR VICTORY

From L to R: (PGA Member, Kyle Ramey and Benji Nelson of Ben Nelson Golf and Utility Vehicles) METAIRIE, LA – PGA Professional, Kyle Ramey was three shots behind after round one. With a 3-under par 69 in the final round, Ramey took home the title of 2016 Gulf States PGA E-Z-GO Section Champion. This

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