Written by Ethan Brady

5 MAPGA Pros Qualify for ’17 Senior PGA Champ.

The MAPGA had nine professionals compete in the 2016 Senior PGA Professional Championship, with five successfully qualifying for the 2017 Senior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club.

r_-schuller2lewis-timRick Schuller (2), Tim Lewis (T15), Jim Estes (T18), Brendan McGrath (T18) and Ricky Touma (T28) all qualified after finishing in the top-35, the most MAPGA qualifiers in a single year.

Schuller shot a 68 on the final day of competition, the lowest round on the day, to improve his score to 12-under and claim second place.  He was just mcgrath-brendanestesone stroke behindtouma-727x409 eventual winner Steve Schneiter, who made a 12-foot putt to avoid the playoff with Schuller.

The 2017 Senior PGA Championship will be held May 25-28.

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