Kane, Flinton, Graves, Fleming earn berths in Senior PGA Professional Championship

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Wichita – Jim Kane of Edmond, winner of the South Central Section Senior PGA Professional Championship August 1-2 at Auburn Hills Golf Course will lead four Section PGA Professionals to compete Nov. 17-20, in the 28th Senior PGA Professional Championship.

The national Championship, presented by Mercedes-Benz USA, returns to PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Kane turned in a winning total of 4-under-par 140 to capture the South Central Section Senior PGA Professional Championship supported by Mercedes-Benz USA. Kyle Flinton of Oklahoma City, finished 1 stroke back at -4. They are joined by Tim Graves of Oklahoma City, and Tim Fleming of Oklahoma City, OK.

The Senior PGA Professional Championship brings together a field of 264 contestants representing the PGA of America’s 41 nationwide Sections, and features a total purse of $285,000. The first two rounds will be conducted on the Ryder and Wanamaker Courses. The Wanamaker Course will host the Championship’s final 36 holes.

Mercedes-Benz USA is returning as a presenting sponsor.

The Wanamaker Course, designed by Tom Fazio, is named in honor of Rodman 
The top 35 finishers in the national Championship earn a berth in the 78th Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, which will be conducted in May 2017, at Trump National Golf Club – Washington, D.C., in Potomac Falls, Virginia.

The top five finishers earn an exemption into the final stage of the 2017 PGA Tour Champions National Finals. Since its debut, many participants in the Senior PGA Professional Championship have used their success in the event as a springboard to a PGA Tour Champions career.
 

PGA South Central Section Senior Professional Qualifier 

Pos    Player    Today    Thru    Total    R1    R2    Total     
QUALIFIERS (4)

1    James Kane    -5    F    -4    73    67    140    
2    Kyle Flinton    -2    F    -3    71    70    141    
3    Tim Graves    -2    F    -2    72    70    142    
4    Tim Fleming    +3    F    E    69    75    144    
ALTERNATES – IN ORDER (3)
5    Mark Fuller    +1    F    +2    73    73    146    
T6    Kyle Ingram    +5    F    +9    76    77    153    
T6    Darren Watts    +4    F    +9    77    76    153    
DID NOT QUALIFY
8    Kurt Gibson    E    F    +10    82    72    154    
9    Jeff Tucker    +9    F    +11    74    81    155    
10    Troy Hendricks    +6    F    +12    78    78    156    
11    Barry Howard    +8    F    +16    80    80    160    
T12    Michael Singletary    +6    F    +17    83    78    161    
T12    Russel Davies    +7    F    +17    82    79    161    
14    Art Romero    +11    F    +20    81    83    164    
15    Scot Weller    +13    F    +28    87    85    172    
DID NOT FINISH
WD    Mike Stewart              +15                   
WD    Bob Ralston                                  
JWD    Jerry Garrison             

South Central Section Senior Hall of Fame Championship

Pos    Player    Today    Thru    Total    R1    R2    Total    Points    Purse     
1    James Kane    -5    F    -4    73    67    140    750    $1,350.00    
2    Kyle Flinton    -2    F    -3    71    70    141    600    $1,000.00    
3    Tim Graves    -2    F    -2    72    70    142    500    $800.00    
4    Tim Fleming    +3    F    E    69    75    144    450    $600.00    
5    Mark Fuller    +1    F    +2    73    73    146    425    $500.00    
T6    George Glenn    E    F    +4    76    72    148    387.50    $375.00    
T6    Vince Bizik    +2    F    +4    74    74    148    387.50    $375.00    
T8    Kyle Ingram    +5    F    +9    76    77    153    337.50    $275.00    
T8    Darren Watts    +4    F    +9    77    76    153    337.50    $275.00    
10    Kurt Gibson    E    F    +10    82    72    154    300    $200.00    
T11    Michael Gowens    +5    F    +11    78    77    155    262.50        
T11    Jeff Tucker    +9    F    +11    74    81    155    262.50        
13    Troy Hendricks    +6    F    +12    78    78    156    225        
14    Keith Gunter    +6    F    +14    80    78    158    200        
T15    Dennis Bowman    +4    F    +16    84    76    160    167.50        
T15    Barry Howard    +8    F    +16    80    80    160    167.50        
T17    Michael Singletary    +6    F    +17    83    78    161    145        
T17    Russel Davies    +7    F    +17    82    79    161    145        
19    Rick Parish    +7    F    +19    84    79    163    130        
20    Art Romero    +11    F    +20    81    83    164    120        
21    Scot Weller    +13    F    +28    87    85    172    110  

 

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