Claxton & Pittman Win BDNA Senior-Junior Championship
Drew Pittman, PGA head professional at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, and Paul Claxton, PGA head professional from Hawk’s Point Golf Club in Vidalia, won the BDNA Senior-Junior Championship presented by Sun Mountain and Donald Ross at Ansley Golf Club just north of downtown Atlanta.
Nicol Claims Rivermont Championship
PGA apprentice Chris Nicol from the Georgia Golf Center in Milton won the fourth annual Rivermont Championship presented by Ste. Michelle Vineyards at Rivermont Golf Club in Johns Creek. It was Nicol’s second victory in this championship, he won previously in 2014.
Nicol, who had carded a first round of three under par 68, played his second round in five-under par 66 to cruise to the victory by six shots in this 36-hole championship which was conducted in one day. For his efforts, Nicol earned the first place check of $2,000.
DripFusion Named Title Sponsor of the Georgia Open
The Georgia Section, PGA of America and wellness and nutrition company DripFusion have entered into an agreement in which DripFusion will be the title sponsor of the 2017 and 2018 Georgia Open with options for future years. As part of the agreement, the state open will now be called The DripFusion Georgia Open powered by PRO-IV and presented by GasSouth and E-Z-GO.
Mason Claims Third Yamaha Georgia Senior Open Victory
James Mason, a member of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame from Dillard, won his third Yamaha Georgia Senior Open presented by BDNA contested at the Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville. Mason fired a second round of 3-under par 69 for a two-day total of 10-under par 134 and defeated PGA professional Sonny Skinner from Sylvester by two shots.
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