METAIRIE, La. – The Gulf States PGA Section’s National Car Rental PGA ProAm presented By Silver Slipper Casino and Hotel was won by Wayne Fuselier, PGA Professional from Chateau Golf & Country Club, and his team of amateurs including James Fuselier, Corky Baras, and Lou Savoie. Diamondhead Country Club (Cardinal Course) played host to this event on November 10, 2015, which was the second tournament of the year conducted in the National Car Rental PGA ProAm Series in the Gulf States Section.
One-Hundred players took to the course under partly cloudy skies, totaling 25 teams which included one professional and three amateurs, who followed a format consisting of one low gross score and one low net score on each hole.
Wayne Fuselier, James Fuselier, Corky Baras , Lou Savoie
Fuselier and his team were honored as the National Car Rental PGA ProAm champions after ending the day with a winning score of 21-under-par 123.
PGA Professional Gavin Vegas of New Orleans Country Club took the low pro honors, by way of scorecard playoff, shooting a 3-under-par 69 to edge out Olly Thomson of Canton Country Club and Billy Allen of Deerfield Golf Club. Amateur golfer John Brown won the low net division with a score of 64.
The Gulf States PGA Section would like to thank National Car Rental for their support of this event and the National Car Rental PGA ProAm Series. Additionally, thank you to Baxter Lee and Silver Slipper Casino for hosting the players and organizing the Pro-Am party the night before the event. We would also like to thank Dan & Kitty Peoples for providing a golf shirt to all participants.
For more information about the National Car Rental PGA Pro-Am Series, please visit www.nationalcargolf.com. Fans can follow the Series on Instagram and Twitter @NationalCarGolf and participate in the conversation using #proamseries.