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 Rabbit Golf Club in Choctaw, MS on Monday, May 8th.
Forty-six players gathered on this picture-perfect day, forming forty-seven teams looking to claim the win. However, it was the team of PGA Professionals Leigh Brannan of Deerfield Golf Club and Russ Pitts of Ben Nelson Golf and Utility Vehicles that would take it all after shooting a team score of eight under sixty-four.
Teams Hughes and Sullivan, Nelson and Sonnier, Ramey and Vegas, and Sanders and Sullivan finished tied for second after shooting a team score of seven under sixty-five. Also, winning closest to prizes were Greg Sonnier, Scott Buntin, Russ Pitts, and Drew Goff.
The Gulf States PGA Section wishes to thank the event sponsors, John Anderson, Dan and Kitty Peoples of ANTIGUA, Todd Blackmar of Haas-Jordan, and Kelly Welsh of Oakley.
The Section also wishes to thank the entire staff at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club including PGA General Manager Mark Powell, Host PGA Professional Sean Racki, Director of Sales Patrick House, Head Golf Course Superintendent Brent McBrayer, and Chief Anderson of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
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The Gulf States Section, Professional Golfers’ Association of America, is an association of golf professionals whose mission is to promote interest, participation, and enjoyment in the game of golf; establish and maintain professional standards of practice; and enhance the well being of golf professionals.