Hattiesburg, MS: The Mississippi Chapter Championship was held at Hattiesburg Country Club this year. The contest included a Chapter Championship and Senior Chapter Championship with a total field of 30 players.
Reed Hughes, PGA from Senatobia, (72-70–142) was crowned Champion of the Regular and Senior Divisions of the Mississippi PGA. Greg Sonnier, PGA from Lake Charles Country Club, (65-71–136) was the low professional in the Regular Division.
Greg Sonnier, PGA and Rory Nelson, PGA (Windance Country Club) won the Round 2 High/Low Pro-Pro with 8-under, 64.
In a post-round interview, Reed Hughes stated, “I putted really well, I didn’t hit it that well, but I made most all my putts. The greens were great, the golf course was in good shape. It was nice to win this for the 8th time in 5 different decades! So that’s pretty neat.”
The Gulf States PGA would like to thank title sponsors Jim Caldwell, Brooks Baldwin, and Paul Reid of Ladds, Club Car, and the PGA Tour. Finally, the Gulf States Section wishes to thank Head Golf Professional Carter Callaway, Golf Course Superintendent Frank Ogletree, and the entire staff and membership at Hattiesburg Country Club for their assistance in making this event possible.
Join us for our next event, the Golf Cars of Louisiana/Club Car Louisiana PGA Championship to be held at Squire Creek Country Club on June 13-14, 2022.