Local Veteran Working Towards Earning PGA Membership
Being someone who is familiar with overcoming life’s challenges, there was no way James Robinson was going to let a PGA Playing Ability Test (PAT) get in the way of his new aspirations and dreams.A native of Hampton Roads, Va., Robinson joined the Unites States Army as a Medical Laboratory Specialist in February of 1995.While serving his country, Robinson was a member of the 226th Medical Logistics Battalion stationed in Balad, Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom from October 2005 to October 2006.
Team of Speight/Goslee Win Close at MAPGA Team Championship
It was a good two days to be a PGA Instructor from GolfTEC in Richmond as Josh Speight and Jason Goslee took home first place at the MAPGA Team Championship on October 19th & 20th at Salisbury Country Club in Midlothian, Va.Speight and Goslee shot a 54-hole total score of 200 (-16) to win the title by one stroke over the team of Faber Jamerson, PGA General Manager at Falling River Country Club and Kenny Clark, Head PGA Professional at the Country Club of Petersburg.
McGrath/Newsome Lead Team Championship After 1st Round
After the first round of the MAPGA Team Championship, supported by Sterling Cut Glass the team of Brendan McGrath and David Newsom have the lead after posting a 27-hole total of 99 (-9). The event is twenty-seven holes per day with nine holes Scramble format, nine holes Foursome format, and nine holes at Four-Ball Stroke Play. The final round gets underway tomorrow at Salisbury Country Club. Please CLICK HERE for the full leaderboard.
Nine MAPGA Members Competing in Senior PGA PNC
The MAPGA will have seven Professionals who will be competing in the 2015 Senior PGA Professional National Championship on October 15-18 at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses in Seaside, California. The 27th Senior PGA PNC will consist of 264 of the nation’s top Senior PGA Professionals with 35 berths in the 2016 Senior PGA Championship up for grabs.