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Good Luck, Captains and Coaches!

By PGA of America, 06/14/17, 2:00PM EDT


More than 50 Competing in #PGAProChamp

Check it out: PPC competitor John Bachman, PGA, got a good luck message from his #PGAJLG team at Lake Forest Country Club!

More than 50 #PGAJLG Captains and Coaches Competing in PGA Professional Championship June 18-21 at the Sunriver Resort (Oregon)


For a half century, the PGA Professional Championship has become the showcase event for PGA Professionals, featuring some of the finest players in the Association competing for the Walter Hagen Cup and 20 spots in the PGA Championship, one of golf’s major championships. The event is the largest all-professional field in golf and features 312 players who have advanced from 41 PGA Section Championships, along with past Champions.

These men and women professionals also make an impact in their local communities, utilizing programs like PGA Junior League Golf to help grow the game and make it more fun for boys and girls! In fact, 51 of the 312 competing PGA Professionals participate in PGA Junior League Golf.

Here’s a quick look at who they are:

Anthony Casalino, PGA – Scarsdale Golf Club

Anthony Aruta, PGA – North Shore Country Club

Ben Willman, PGA – Axis Golf Academy & Fitting Center

Bill Morry, PGA – Meridian Sun Golf Club

Brian Brodell, PGA – Mistwood Golf Club

Bryan Daniels, PGA – Silo Ridge Golf & Country Club

Caine Fitzgerald, PGA – Meadow Hills Golf Course

Casey Schrader, PGA – Pepper Pike Club

Chip Sullivan, PGA – Castlewoods Golf Club

Chris Krueger, PGA – Kings Creek Country Club

Corey Prugh, PGA – Manito Golf & Country Club

Daniel Venezio, PGA – Portland Country Club

Dan Gage, PGA – Heritage Club

Dave McNabb, PGA – Applebrook Club

Dennis Colligan, PGA – Cazenovia Golf Club

Don Berry, PGA – Edinburgh USA Golf Club

Eric Mabee, PGA – Country Club of Pittsfield

Garrett Korte, PGA – The Country Club

Geoff Montross, PGA – TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm

Geoff Keffer, PGA – Greater Golfer Development Center

Geoff Newman, PGA – Four Bridges Country Club

Gregory Hiller, PGA – TPC San Antonio

Jason Schmuhl, PGA – Windsor Golf Club

Jeff Combe, PGA – Tulsa Country Club

Jeff Frasier, PGA – Reunion Golf Club

Jimmy Bals, PGA – Westborough Country Club

JJ Wood, PGA – Golf Performance Group

John Seltzer III, PGA – Blythefield Country Club

John Bachman, PGA – Lake Forest Country Club

John O’Leary, PGA – Trump National Golf Club (Washington, D.C.)

Jonathan Reigstad, PGA – Keller Golf Course

Jonathan Beaver, PGA – Landsmeer Golf Club

Justin Martin, PGA – First Tee at John A White

Kris Kroetsch, PGA – Fargo Country Club

Matt Vick, PGA – Pinehurst Country Club No. 9

Michael Boyd, PGA – The Club at Indian Springs

Michael Molino, PGA – Country Club of Scranton

Mike Hansen, PGA – Duncan Golf and Tennis Club

Michelle Murphy, PGA – Oswego Country Club

Rod Perry, PGA – Crane Lakes Golf & Country Club

Ron Rawls, PGA – Crane Creek Country Club

Rupe Taylor, PGA – Keswick Club

Sam Randolph Jr., PGA – Mira Vista Country Club

Savio Nazareth, PGA – Starmount Forest Country Club

Scott Erdmann, PGA – Oswego Lake Country Club

Steve Holmes, PGA – Westlake Village Golf Club

Steven Vecellio, PGA – Birmingham Country Club

Tele Wightman, PGA – The Ranches Golf Club

William Street, PGA – Whitney Farms Golf Course

Bill Walker, PGA – Riverton Country Club

Yong Joo, PGA – Topgolf – Loudon

We want to wish all of these Captains and coaches the best of luck, and we hope you get a chance to watch the 72-hole Championship live on Golf Channel, beginning Sunday, June 18!