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Bergeron, Perilloux, and Johnson Qualify for the National Big “I” Championship

METAIRIE, LA – Louisiana’s top junior golfers contended in the 2016 Louisiana Trusted Choice Big “I” Junior Championship on Tuesday, June 21st and Wednesday, June 22nd at The Island in Plaquemine, Louisiana, to qualify for the Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship at Del Paso Country Club in Sacramento, California on August 1-4, 2016. Two

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Wolcott, Covich take Ladd’s/Club Car MS PGA Chapter Championship Titles

METAIRIE, LA – Even-par proved to be the lucky number this week at the 2016 Ladd’s/Club Car MS PGA Chapter Championship as both Bob Wolcott, PGA of Tunica, MS, and Jerry Covich, PGA of Ocean Springs, MS, captured the Regular Division and Senior Division crowns, respectively, with even-par total scores of 142. Wolcott, PGA is

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Goff, Campo take Golf Cars of Louisiana/Club Car LA PGA Chapter Championship Crowns

METAIRIE, LA – Drew Goff’s opening round score of 4-under par paired with his second round score of 1-over par was the perfect combination to seal his victory of the 2016 Golf Cars of LA/Club Car LA PGA Chapter Championship. Goff is the PGA Assistant Golf Professional at New Orleans Country Club, New Orleans, LA.

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NEW! Gulf States PGA App Directory

The new App “Directory” enables PGA Members to connect with colleagues in just a few taps. Must Log In to Access the Directory. Search for members by Last name or Facility name. Search results include a “Card” for each Member with contact info and 1-tap access to call or email. Download the App Here

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2016 Zurich Classic Open Qualifier

On April 25th, 2016 at La Tour Golf Club, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans Open Qualifier took place. There were 72 players competing for their spot into the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Of these 72 players only the top 4 would advance into the tournament. Leading the way with an 8 under

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2016 Bushnell:Sun Mountain:Tournamnet Solutions 3 Pro Scramble Championship

Kuhn, Saxon, Sonnier Take 3 Pro

(From Left to Right): Jeff Jungers, Yamaha, Tyler Kuhn, PGA, Greg Sonnier, PGA Apprentice, Marshall Saxon, PGA, Josh Lampley, Bushnell/Sun Mountain/Tournament Solutions, Mike Scardino, Silver Slipper Casino Hotel METAIRIE, LA – The Fourth Annual Gulf States PGA Bushnell/Sun Mountain/Tournament Solutions Three Pro Scramble Championship presented by Yamaha and Silver Slipper Casino Hotel named its Champions for

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Curley Romero, PGA


METAIRIE, La. – On March 1, 2016, Curley Romero, PGA celebrated 50 years as a member of the PGA of America. Elected in 1966, Romero leads his fellow Gulf States PGA members in years of service to the Association within the Section. Romero started his longtime career in golf by caddying at the Municipal Golf

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Derek Plucienski Joins Gulf States PGA Staff

The Gulf States Section is pleased to announce the hiring of Derek Plucienski for the position of Tournament & Operations Manager.  He will start with us immediately.   A native of New Orleans, he comes to us from the Adams Tight Lies Tour where he served as their Director of Tournament Operations.  He played college

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Gulf States PGA Promotes Patrick Murphy to Tournament & Player Development Director

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Jabir Bilal To Represent District 3 In PGA LEAD Emerging Leaders

The PGA of America is pleased to announce that the following PGA Professionals have been chosen to participate in the PGA LEAD class of 2016-2017. District 1 – Kori Doring, PGA District 2 – Earl Cooper, PGA District 3 – Jabir Bilal, PGA District 4 – Michelle Murphy, PGA District 5 – Ryan Reynolds, PGA

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