LEE BROTHERS ARE 2017 PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT CHAMPIONS
BROTHERS KELBI & RENZI LEE CAPTURE THE 2017 TAYLORMADE-ADIDAS, ASHWORTH GOLF AND ADAMS GOLF RMSPGA PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT
Unseasonably perfect weather was the surprise this week as PGA Professional brothers Kelbi Lee, Assistant Professional from Black Bull in Bozeman, Mont., and Renzi Lee, Head Professional from Lake Hills Golf Club in Billings, Mont., teamed together to fire a three round total of 19-under-par to win the 2017 TaylorMade-adidas, Ashworth Golf and Adams Golf Rocky Mountain Section PGA Pro-Pro Shootout, supported by The PGA TOUR, OMEGA and Bushnell Golf. Their rounds of 65-62-64=191 was good for a single shot victory over the team of Brent Fleshman, PGA Head Professional at Jackpot (Nev.) Golf Club with his partner Zane Slotten, assistant professional at Twin Falls (Idaho) Golf Course. Jason Jacobsen, PGA Head Professional at Idaho Falls (Idaho) Country Club and his partner Ryan Nielsen, head professional at Falcon Crest Golf Course in Kuna, Idaho, finished alone in third place 2 shots behind.
In the Senior Division, 54 holes was not enough as Andy Hollister, PGA, and Jeff Taylor, PGA, needed two extra holes to outlast PGA Teaching Professional Stoney Brown from the Valley Club in Sun Valley, Idaho, and PGA Director of Instruction Doyle Corbett from Sun Valley (Idaho) Resort. Both teams finished wish 10-under-par totals of 200 to edge out the formidable past champions in third place alone, Tom Anderson, PGA Head Professional at Laurel (Mont.) Golf Club, with his partner, PGA Director of Golf Bob Eames from Yellowstone Country Club in Billings, Mont.
The first two rounds of the 54-hole Shootout were played on Monday, May 22nd and the formats were four-ball stroke play and scramble. The final round was played on Tuesday, May 23rd and the format was modified alternate shot. Forty-five two-person professional teams competed from the Rocky Mountain Section PGA. Pinecrest Golf Club in Idaho Falls, Idaho, served as the host site for the event.
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA would like to thank John Johnson, Territory Sales Manager of TaylorMade and Adams Golf and Jeff Smith of adidas and Ashworth Golf for the Title sponsorship. Appreciation is also extended to Bushnell Golf representative Charley Carlson, The PGA TOUR and OMEGA for supporting this event. The Rocky Mountain PGA also thanks Tim Reinke, PGA Head Professional at Pinecrest Golf Club and his hospitable staff for hosting the championship.
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