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Hanefeld's lead sliced to two after 54 holes at Southworth Senior PNC
Kirk Hanefeld of Acton, Mass., could not remember owning a six-stroke lead in a golf championship, which was what he carried to the first tee Saturday morning at Creighton Farms in the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
8 Oct 2011 - 5:58pm - 0 Comments
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Two aces on same hole highlight third round play at Creighton Farms
Perry Arthur of Plano, Texas and Mark Kirk of East Aurora, N.Y., each recorded a hole-in-one on the par-3 17th hole – coming 90 minutes apart – at Creighton Farms during Saturday’s third round of the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
8 Oct 2011 - 3:24pm - 0 Comments
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Hanefeld extends lead to six after 36 holes in Southworth Senior PNC
Past Champion Kirk Hanefeld of Acton, Mass., extended his lead to six strokes Friday in the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship, making a statement with a second-round 5-under-par 67 at Creighton Farms and registering an event-record 11-under-par 133 total.
7 Oct 2011 - 7:51pm - 0 Comments
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Hanefeld grabs lead after first round of 2011 Southworth Senior PNC
LEESBURG, Va. -- Former Champion Kirk Hanefeld of Acton, Mass., taking advantage of a soft River Creek Club layout, posted a near-flawless 6-under-par 66 Thursday to grab the first-round lead in the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
6 Oct 2011 - 8:15pm - 0 Comments
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Wednesday Notebook: Teacher of the Year Malaska is also quite a player
Mike Malaska, the 2011 PGA Teacher of the Year, is also a very strong player.
5 Oct 2011 - 3:40pm - 0 Comments
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Thompson looking to defend title at Senior PGA National Championship
A year after his victory in the Coachella Valley of Southern California, Texan Robert Thompson remains confident that he can continue to play well against National Championship-level competition.  
4 Oct 2011 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
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Thirsk reflects on landmark win in Senior PGA National Championship
Before it would become a member’s focal point on The PGA of America calendar, before it would secure the embrace of title sponsor Southworth, the Senior PGA Professional National Championship went through its own “growing pains.” The 144-player field that gathered in December
4 Oct 2011 - 12:20am - 0 Comments
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Skinner looks to be winner in return to Senior National Championship
Sonny Skinner takes pride in his ability to play golf at the highest level, and is seeking his first National Championship at the 23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz in Northern Virginia on Oct.
3 Oct 2011 - 11:55pm - 0 Comments
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2011 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship
23rd Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz When: October 6-9, 2011
3 Oct 2011 - 11:25pm - 1 Comments
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Essig of Indiana heads national award recipients as Professional of the Year
Don "Chip" Essig IV of Indianapolis, who extended a family tradition in Section leadership, administering the Rules of Golf and managing golf facilities, heads the list of 2011 PGA of America national awards as the 58th recipient of the PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award, the hi
27 Sep 2011 - 5:22pm - 0 Comments
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Special Olympics Golf means more than medals to 2011 competitors
Medal ceremonies brought an exciting three rounds of competition to a close Sunday at PGA Golf Club, but Special Olympics golfers shared a common story of how golf has meant more than awards to their lives. A field of 177 golfers from 21 U.S.
25 Sep 2011 - 7:42pm - 0 Comments
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Good competition marks second day of Special Olympics Golf Tournament
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Danny Peaslee of Souris, Manitoba, Canada, has a seven-shot lead with a 41-42—83 in the Level 4 - 9-Hole Individual Stroke Play event after Round 2 of the 2011 Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament played Saturday at PGA Golf Club.
24 Sep 2011 - 7:20pm - 0 Comments
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First round complete at 12th Special Olympics Golf Tournament
The anticipation has been building for Round 1 of the 2011 Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament played Friday at PGA Golf Club.  A field of 177 golfers from 21 U.S.
23 Sep 2011 - 11:56pm - 0 Comments
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Opening Ceremony provides colorful start to Special Olympics tournament
A tournament field of 177 golfers from 21 U.S.
23 Sep 2011 - 12:09am - 0 Comments
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12th Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament
12th Special Olympics Golf National Invitational Tournament Who: 177 golfers from the USA, Bermuda and Canada When: September 23-25, 2011 Where: PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
22 Sep 2011 - 6:31pm - 0 Comments
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Thursday's opening ceremonies tee off Special Olympics Golf National Invitational
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Nearly 500 Special Olympics athletes, coaches, volunteers, plus PGA of America and United States Golf Association (USGA) officials and city representatives will gather on Thursday, Sept.
21 Sep 2011 - 10:02am - 0 Comments
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Cutter & Buck renews supporting sponsorship of Golf Retirement Plus
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Cutter & Buck, which creates a premier line of golf-inspired apparel for men and women who appreciate innovative, high-quality sportswear, is renewing its supporting partnership of Golf Retirement Plus™ through 2014.
21 Sep 2011 - 9:55am - 0 Comments
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Two-time Junior PGA Champion Thompson breaks another record
At just 16 years, 7 months and 8 days old, she won the Navistar LPGA Classic by five strokes over Tiffany Joh.
21 Sep 2011 - 9:49am - 0 Comments
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Former WNBA President Donna Orender to steer new Golf 2.0 initiative
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The PGA of America has engaged Donna Orender as a consultant to lead Golf 2.0's Connecting with Her strategy, a key component in the industry's overall goal of reaching 40 million golfers by 2020.
21 Sep 2011 - 9:40am - 0 Comments