99th Philadelphia PGA Professional Championship Set for September 21-23
Lititz, Pa. (September 18, 2020) — The 99th Philadelphia PGA Professional Championship, presented by Club Car and OMEGA, is set to begin on Monday, September 21 at Bent Creek Country Club and the Country Club of York, with the final round taking place on Wednesday, September 23 at Bent Creek.
The two facilities will host 147 of the Philadelphia PGA Section’s best players as they compete for the William B. Packer Trophy and a berth into the 54rd PGA Professional Championship, April 25-28, at PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
PGA Member Alex Knoll, who made his major championship debut earlier this year in the 102nd PGA Championship, is the defending champion. Knoll won the 2019 Philadelphia PGA Professional Championship by two strokes after breaking World Golf Hall of Famer Sam Snead’s course record in the first round at Union League Golf Club at Torresdale (62).
Other past champions in this year’s field include: Billy Stewart, 2018; Terry Hertzog, 2001, 2004 and 2017; Dave McNabb, 2015; George Forster, 1999 and 2014; Dave Quinn, 2006 and 2013; Stu Ingraham, 2008 and 2012; Rich Steinmetz, 2007, 2010 and 2011; John Pillar, 2009; Brian Kelly, 1995, 2000 and 2005; Terry Hatch, 2003; and Dave Roberts, 2002.
The first groups tee off at 8:30 a.m. on Monday at both Bent Creek C.C. and the C.C. of York. Follow the action via our live scoring by visiting golfgenius.com/pages/
For more information on the championship, including the week’s schedule, pairings, and more, visit the championship’s official e-publication.
Members of the media are welcome onsite to cover the championship.
The 99th Philadelphia PGA Professional Championship is presented by Club Car and OMEGA, and supported by Titleist / FootJoy, Nike, TaylorMade, Golf Channel, and the PGA Tour.
About the Philadelphia PGA Section
The Philadelphia PGA Section, covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, is one of 41 geographical managing entities of the PGA of America. This Section manages nearly 900 PGA Members and Associates who are employed at over 590 golf facilities in our region.
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