Including the champion who won with 5 under par, three players qualify for the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL. Colin Van Es (Providence Golf Club) earned the second qualifier spot with a total of 139, 3 under par. Joseph Stepnes (Timuquana Country Club) earned the third qualifier spot with a total of 143, 1 over par.
Dalton Gore (East Lake Woodlands Country Club), Spencer Smith (St. James Bay), Emily Motta (Mountain Lake), and Joe Ferreira V (Plantation) all made 144 for the tournament, resulting in a four-way tie. Due to the tie, the three alternate qualifier spots were contended for in a hole-by-hole playoff starting on the first tee. After the playoff hole, Motta was eliminated, leaving Gore, Smith, and Ferreira as the three alternate qualifiers for the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship.
Somers is excited about his win and hopes to continue the momentum into upcoming tournaments. For more information on the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship, click here.
Next up for Section events is the NFPGA Senior PGA Professional Championship at TPC Tampa Bay on August 16 & 17. For more information, click here.
For the full leaderboard, visit BlueGolf.
The course par is set at 71 and six out of thirty-nine competitors are currently in contention. Four competitors are under par on the leaderboard; John Somers (69), Emily Motta (70), Joe Ferreira (70), and Colin Van Es (70). Spencer Smith made even (71) and Aaron Russell is one over par (72).
The first tee time tomorrow morning is at 7:45 AM. For the full leaderboard and results, visit BlueGolf.