Michael Little Wins 2021 Philadelphia PGA Tournament Players Division Championship
Marlton, N.J. (April 19, 2021) — Lookaway G.C. PGA Head Professional Michael Little, Lookaway G.C., won the 2021 Philadelphia PGA Tournament Players Division (TPD) Championship at Little Mill Country Club, the Section’s first Rolex Player of the Year Points event of the season.
Little, the reigning Philadelphia PGA Player of the Year, finished with four birdies and 22 points in the modified Stableford scoring format, one point ahead of defending champion Parks Price, C.C. of York. A trio finished tied for third with 20 points each: Jordan Shuey, West Shore C.C., Stu Ingraham, MGolf Range & Learning Center, and Alex Knoll, Glen Brook G.C.
“Winning today gives me a great boost in confidence leading into the 53rd PGA Professional Championship,” said Little after his win. “I would like to thank the TPD Championship partners, Kevin McClellan Golf Sales, Scott & Karen Hutchinson, Precision Pro Golf, and Rolex. I also want to thank my family, and of course Lookway G.C., its Board of Directors, and membership.”
The 2021 PGA Professional Championship is scheduled for next week, April 25-28 at PGA G.C. in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
The modified Stableford points were awarded as follows: Bogey or higher, -1 point; Par, 1 point; Birdie, 3 points; Eagle, 6 points; and Double Eagle, 9 points.
In the Senior Division, Stu Ingraham, who made five birdies, took top spot with 20 points, four ahead of Brian Kelly, Bucknell G.C., Greg Farrow, Deerwood C.C., and Dave Quinn, Laurel Creek C.C. Dave McNabb, Applebrook G.C., and Hugo Mazzalupi, Patriots Glen National G.C., tied for fifth place.
The next Philadelphia PGA Rolex Player of the Year tournament on the schedule is the Delaware Valley Open on May 3 at Concord C.C.
The 2021 Philadelphia PGA Tournament Players Division Championship, a Rolex Player of the Year event, is supported by Kevin McClellan Golf Sales, Scott & Karen Hutchinson, Precision Pro Golf, and Rolex. The Philadelphia PGA Section and its PGA Professionals thank Little Mill C.C., its membership, management, and staff, as well as our partners, as the event would not have been possible without their support.
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