News Archive

  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015
  • Wednesday Notebook: Matt Dobyns benefits from Ben Polland's late double

    By John Dever, PGA of America FLOURTOWN, Pa. – Matt Dobyns, the PGA Head Professional at Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success, New York, birdied the 18th hole to win the 48th PGA Professional National Championship Wednesday at Philadelphia Country Club. Dobyns was the benefactor as PGA...

  • Matt Dobyns leads 20 PGA Professionals to 97th PGA Championship

    By John Dever, PGA of America FLOURTOWN, Pa. (July 1, 2015) – Matt Dobyns of Glen Head, New York, who birdied the 18th hole Wednesday to capture the 48th PGA Professional National Championship, leads a group of 20 PGA Professionals to the 97th PGA Championship, Aug. 13-16, at Whistling...

  • Matt Dobyns wins PGA Professional National Championship for second time

    By Bob Denney, PGA of America FLOURTOWN, Pa. – Matt Dobyns of Glen Head, New York, made a three-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to overtake Ben Polland, who suffered a disastrous double bogey, and capture his second PGA Professional National Championship Wednesday at The Philadelphia...

  • Brett Jones to join brother, Matt, at PGA Championship

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- As Brett Jones, a PGA Professional from Due Process Stables Golf Course in Colts Neck, N.J., walked off the 18th hole in the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship at Philadelphia Cricket Club on Wednesday, he was in utter disbelief. "Look," said the 39-year-old...

  • Former PGA Tour player Omar Uresti headed to first PGA Championship

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- Believe it or not, Omar Uresti -- a man who spent 13 full seasons on the PGA Tour -- has never played in a PGA Championship. Until now, that is. Uresti, a PGA Life Member who last played on the PGA Tour in 2010, tied for fifth in his PGA Professional National Championship debut...

  • Sean Dougherty rallies in final two rounds, headed to second PGA Championship

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- Only two players recorded consecutive rounds in the 60s over the final two rounds of the 2015 PGA Professional National Championship at the Philadelphia Cricket Club. One of those players was Missouri's Sean Dougherty. Dougherty, 36, is the PGA Head Professional at Oakwood...

  • Mixed emotions for Bob Sowards as he heads to ninth PGA Championship

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- Bob Sowards, 2004 PGA National Champion, felt like a new man on Wednesday morning. One day after wondering if he'd be able to tee it up in the third round of the PGA Professional National Championship due to persistent back spasms, Sowards was able to secure his ninth PGA...

  • Brian Cairns earns third PGA Championship berth in five years

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- It took Brian Cairns six tries in the PGA Professional National Championship to earn a spot in his first PGA Championship. That was down road in Hershey, Pa., over at Hershey Country Club in 2011. Here at the Philadelphia Country Club, Cairns -- PGA Teaching Professional at Fox...

  • Wyatt Worthington hoping final-round rally pays off

    FLOURTOWN, Pa. -- Sitting at 7-over par to start the final round of the PGA Professional National Championship, 28-year-old Wyatt Worthington II knew he needed to do something special on Wednesday at Philadelphia Cricket Club's Wissahickon course to have any chance of punching a ticket to the...

  • Oregon's majestic Sunriver Resort selected to host the 50th PGA Professional National Championship in 2017

    Oregon's Sunriver Resort has been chosen as host of the 2017 PGA Professional National Championship. The Championship will bring a field of 312 to the Crosswater Club and Meadows golf courses.