Stu Ingraham Captures Philadelphia Senior PGA Professional Title; Earns Berth in 28th Senior PGA Professional Championship


Wayne, Pa. – August 23, 2016 – Stu Ingraham of (Broomall, Pa.), winner of the Philadelphia Senior PGA Professional Championship August 22-23, 2016 at St. Davids Golf Club will lead nine 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.

Ingraham turned in a winning total of 4 -under-par 136 to capture the Philadelphia Senior PGA Professional Championship supported by Mercedes-Benz USA. Jack Brennan of (Mill Hall, Pa.) finished two strokes back at 2-under-par 138. They are joined by Brian Kelly (Lewisburg, Pa.), Bill Sautter (Ocean City, NJ), John Allen (Media, Pa.), John Appleget (Dorothy, NJ), George Forster (Blue Bell, Pa.), Terry Hertzog (Lititz, Pa.), and Dave McNabb (Malvern, Pa.).

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 Wanamaker, who in 1916, inspired the birth of the PGA of America. A classic Florida layout, the Wanamaker Course plays to a par-72 and will be set at 6,725 yards. It is set against a backdrop of wetlands, palm trees and palmettos, and is considered one of Florida’s most beautiful courses.

The Ryder Course is named in honor of Samuel Ryder, the namesake and founder of the Ryder Cup, the pre-eminent event in golf. The par-72, 6,733-yard layout with rolling hills, majestic pine trees and challenging water hazards has a distinctive Carolina-feel.

Begun in 1989, the Senior PGA Professional Championship is modeled after the PGA Professional Championship, with a field of 50-and-older senior PGA Professionals who advanced through 41 Section Championships conducted from July through September this year.

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.

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Philadelphia Senior PGA Professional Championship

Aug 22 – Aug 23, 2016
Senior Championship Results

Qualifiers: 9  Alternates: 5

 1   Stu Ingraham    M Golf Range               70-66--136 -4  
 2   Jack Brennan    Mountain View CC           69-69--138 -2  
 T3  Brian Kelly     Bucknell GC                71-70--141 +1  
 T3  Bill Sautter    Philadelphia Cricket Club  71-70--141 +1  
 T5  John Allen      Huntingdon Valley CC       73-69--142 +2  
 T5  John Appleget   Wildwood Golf & CC         72-70--142 +2  
 T5  George Forster  Radnor Valley CC           72-70--142 +2  
 T5  Terry Hertzog   CC of York                 71-71--142 +2  
 9   Dave McNabb     Applebrook GC              72-71--143 +3  

 10  Rick Flesher    Applebrook GC              73-70--143 +3  
 11  Jack Connelly   North Hills CC             72-71--143 +3  
 12  Dave Quinn      Links GC                   72-72--144 +4  
 13  Don Allan       Burlington CC              70-74--144 +4  
 14  Bob Lennon      Wilmington CC              71-75--146 +6  

 T15 Linda Nevatt    ACE Club                   75-71--146 +6  
 T15 Ken Peyre-Ferry Philly PGA                 73-73--146 +6  
 17  Don DeAngelis   Squires GC                 74-73--147 +7  
 18  Gary Hardin     Northampton CC             76-72--148 +8  
 19  Wayne Phillips  Lehigh CC                  75-73--148 +8  
 20  Mike Mack       Burlington CC              73-75--148 +8  
 T21 John Kellogg    Radley Run CC              77-72--149 +9  
 T21 Mickey Sokalski Philmont CC                75-74--149 +9  
 T21 Dave Roberts    Cedarbrook CC              75-74--149 +9  
 T24 Ed Dougherty    Philly PGA                 76-74--150 +10 
 T24 Jim Bromley     Play-a-Round Golf          71-79--150 +10 
 T26 David Nevatt    Philly PGA                 75-76--151 +11 
 T26 Harvey Williams Philly PGA                 75-76--151 +11 
 28  John DiMarco    Laurel Creek CC            77-75--152 +12 
 29  John Kirchner   Philly PGA                 77-76--153 +13 
 30  Darren Mills    Lou Guzzi GA               74-80--154 +14 
 31  Bob Hibschman   Manufacturers GCC          76-79--155 +15 
 32  Jeb Boyle       Centre Hills CC            77-79--156 +16 
 33  Dave Seeman     Hartefeld National GC      80-77--157 +17 
 34  John Tyrell     Running Deer GC            77-81--158 +18 
 35  Patrick Keefe   Inniscrone GC              84-77--161 +21 
 36  Joe Ambrose     Paupack Hills G & CC       79-83--162 +22 
 37  Paul Galczyk    Westover CC                84-80--164 +24 
 38  Bob Doria       Makefield Highlands GC     79-92--171 +31 
 39  John Carpineta  Bensalem Township CC       81-94--175 +35 
 40  Ed Reely        Mountain View GC           89-92--181 +41