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SCHMITT WINS E-Z-GO SECTION CHAMPIONSHIP

From L to R: Phil Schmitt and Benji Nelson METAIRIE, LA – PGA Professional, Phil Schmitt was one shot behind after round one. With a one over par 72 in the final round, Schmitt took home the title of 2017 Gulf States PGA E-Z-GO Section Champion. This year’s Championship was held in Meridian, MS at

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SONNIER QUALIFIES FOR ASSISTANT PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

  METAIRIE, LA. – Greg Sonnier, PGA Apprentice from Lake Charles Country Club, captures the 2017 National Car Rental Gulf States Assistant PGA Professional Championship. Sonnier will be representing the Gulf States Section at the 2017 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, which will be played at PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker course on November

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ADAMS CAPTURES GULF STATES PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP; AGBASI, BAILEY & POMEROY EARN BERTHS IN 51st PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

From L to R: Brooks Baldwin, Obie Agbasi, Reg Adams, Billy Pomeroy, Cliff Bailey, and Rick Forbis Choudrant, La. – August 22nd, 2017 – Reg Adams of Shreveport, LA, was victorious at the 2017 Gulf States PGA Professional Championship held on August 21-22 at Squire Creek Country Club. He will lead the four Section PGA

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BAILEY CAPTURES GULF STATES SENIOR PGA PROFESSIONAL TITLE; EARNS BERTH IN 29TH SENIOR PGA PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

From L to R: Kenny Hughes and Cliff Bailey METAIRIE, LA – August 1st, 2017 – Cliff Bailey of Shreveport, LA won the Gulf States PGA Senior Professional Championship which took place on July 31st– August 1st at Shell Landing Golf Club in Gautier, MS. Bailey will lead two Section PGA Professionals including himself to

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Brescher Closes with 69 to Claim the 44th Trustmark Invitational

From L to R: Melanie Morgan of Trustmark Bank, Eddie Brescher, Tim Basel Jackson, Miss. — (July 23, 2017) – Eddie Brescher, of Hattiesburg, won the 2017 Trustmark Invitational with a three-day total of 9-under par (66-72-69) 207 at Reunion Golf and Country Club. The tournament, which showcases a field of the state’s top PGA

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Brescher Maintains Lead after Round Two at 2017 MPGA Trustmark Invitational

Jackson, Miss. —  (July 22, 2017) – Eddie Brescher, of Hattiesburg, leads the 2017 Mississippi PGA Trustmark Invitational at Reunion Golf and Country Club after two rounds. The tournament, which showcases a field of the state’s top PGA professionals and amateurs, is in its 44th year. Brescher stands 6-under par with a 138 total score

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Brescher Leads after Round One at 2017 Trustmark Invitational

Jackson, Miss. —  (July 21, 2017) – Eddie Brescher, of Hattiesburg, leads the 2017 Trustmark Invitational at Reunion Golf and Country Club with a 6 under par round of 66. The tournament, which showcases a field of the state’s top PGA professionals and amateurs, is in its 44th year. Kyle Ramey, PGA, and Noah West

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ABBEY DANIEL, NICK DANIEL, AND RYAN FULTON QUALIFY FOR THE NATIONAL BIG “I” CHAMPIONSHIP

From L to R: Nick Daniel, Abbey Daniel, Ryan Fulton and Bryan Lanoix METAIRIE, LA – Louisiana’s top junior golfers contended in the 2017 Louisiana Trusted Choice Big “I” Junior Championship on Monday, July 10th at the Island in Plaquemine, Louisiana, to qualify for the 2017 Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship at Annandale Golf

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GULF STATES PGA CHAPTERS ELECT OFFICERS FOR 2018-2019 TERM

METAIRIE, La. – The members of the Louisiana and Mississippi Chapters of the Gulf States PGA have elected a new slate of officers to serve their respective Chapters. Jake Narro, PGA Head Golf Coach at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, was elected as the next president of the Louisiana Chapter. Narro previously served as the

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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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