Today is July 27, 2016

Tom Lovelady Wins Alabama Open

Tom Lovelady continued his strong play with a final round of 68 to win the Alabama Open Presented by the Yamaha Golf-Car Company.  The AL Open hosted by the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill and played on the Senator Course.

Lovelady, from Birmingham, recently turned professional after completing his playing career at the University of Alabama.  He lead the AL Open wire-to-wire following up on an opening round of seven-under par, 67, with rounds of 67 and 68, to finish with a sixteen-under par total of 200.


Wilson McDonald finished in second place for the second year in a row.  The former University of Alabama-Birmingham player had rounds of 68-67-71, for a ten-under par total.  Alex Mahlik from Madision, Alabama finished the tournament in third place overall and was the low amateur at seven-under par. 

Completing the top ten were Will Cannon at 210, Sylas Elliott and Tyler Hitchner at 214, Patrick Twesme and Todd Bailey at 215 and Todd McCorkle and Jared Burleson at even par 216. 

The Alabama Open was Presented by the Yamaha Golf-Car Company for seventh year.  Many thanks go out to Yamaha and their District Managers Jeff Jungers and Shannon Caverly for their support of the Dixie PGA and the Alabama Open. 

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Mike Genovese Wins Under Armour Stroke Play

Mike Genovese fired an 8-under par round of 64 to win the Under Armour Stroke Play Tournament, which is Event #3 of the Club Car Series presented by Jerry Pate Turf and Irrigation. Genovese fired a 5-under par 31 on the front nine to get his round started in the right direction.

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Ches Harris & Cross Creek Team Win DPGA Pro-Junior

Ches Harris’s team from Cross Creek GC captured the 2016 Dixie Section Pro-Junior title with an amazing 17-under par round of 54 at Musgrove CC. The team consisted of PGA Professional Ches Harris and junior golfer's Anthony Lumpkin, Trey Moore and Paul Bruce.

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Virginia Green, Ben Fuller Win Dixie Section Junior PGA Championship

Virginia Green of Point Clear, AL and Ben Fuller of Birmingham, AL won the 2016 Dixie Section Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks on Tuesday, June, 21 at Azalea City GC in Mobile, AL.

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PGA National News

Professionals Headed to Baltusrol

A group of 20 PGA Professionals qualified to compete in the 98th PGA Championship, July 28-31, at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. View More

2016 PGA National Award Recipients Announced

Twelve PGA Professionals will be honored as the 2016 PGA National Award winners in November. View More

Notes From the 98th PGA Championship

Each day during PGA Championship Week, you can come here and read about the PGA Professionals competing in the Championship. Notes will be updated at the end of each day. View More

Powerful International Field, Including 28 Major Champions, Set for 98th PGA Championship

The 156-player roster includes 97 of the top 100 players of the current Official World Golf Rankings. View More
 
 

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Weather for Pelham, AL
 
Wednesday July 27 07:37pm EDT
 
Clear
82° F

Humidity: 79%
Wind: South 5.0 mph
 
Extended Forecast
 
Thursday
High:88° F
Low:72° F
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 88F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.