SEASIDE, California – The 51st PGA Professional Championship began today with 312 PGA Members competing for the title at Bayonet/Blackhorse Golf Course. A remarkable 12 players from the Southern Califonia Section are competing in this year’s championship, including Alsion Curdt, PGA, as the first female player to represent our Section. Gowing low for our section on day one was Kenny Pigman, shooting an opening round of even par on the Black Horse Course. Below you will find the full list of SCPGA members competing!
The 2018 PGA Professional Championship presented by Club Car and OMEGA, features a $550,000 purse. The 2018 Champion will have their name inscribed on the base of the Walter Hagen Cup and will receive exemptions for:
• 2018 PGA Championship
• 2019 PGA Cup
• Six PGA Tour events over a 12-month period
The low 20 scorers in the Championship earn a berth in the 2018 PGA Championship, Aug. 9-12, at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri.