EIGHT TEAMS WITHIN FOUR SHOTS OF CAPTURING THE SHOOTOUT TITLE
TWO TEAMS TIED AT THE TOP AFTER DAY ONE OF THE 2018 TAYLORMADE RMSPGA PRO-PRO SHOOTOUT
Brett Nagel, PGA Director of Instruction at The Club at SpurWing in Meridian, Idaho, with his partner Luke Sestero, PGA Assistant Professional at Crane Creek Country Club in Boise, Idaho, shot brilliant rounds of 65 and 58 to match the equally fine work put forth by Brett Kleinkopf, PGA Head Professional at Hillcrest Country Club in Boise, Idaho, and his teammate Travis Hofland, PGA Head Professional at Twin Falls (Idaho) Golf Club, who shot rounds of 63 & 60 for matching totals of 17-under-par, 123, to take a single shot lead over the team of PGA General Manager Adam Martens from The Club at SpurWing and his partner Lance Rieber, PGA Teaching Professional at Warm Springs Golf Course in Boise, Idaho, in the 2018 TaylorMade Rocky Mountain Section PGA Pro-Pro Shootout presented by adidas Golf and supported by The PGA TOUR, OMEGA and Bushnell Golf.
In the Senior Division, Greg Allbright, PGA General Manager at Riverside Golf Course in Pocatello, Idaho, with his partner, PGA Life Member Buster Whitney from Caldwell, Idaho, shot a two-round total of 13-under-par, 67-60=127 to lead the team of Glenn Godfrey, PGA Head Professional at Ponderosa Butte Golf Course in Colstrip, Mont., and Mark Holiday, PGA Director of Golf at Bridger Creek Golf Course in Bozeman, Mont., by 2 shots. Alone in third place five shots from the lead is the team of Chad Watson, PGA Head Professional at Boise (Idaho) Ranch Golf Course with his partner Tad Holloway, PGA Head Professional at TimberStone Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho.
The first two rounds of the 54-hole Shootout were played on Monday, May 21st and the formats were four-ball stroke play and scramble. The final round will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22nd and the format will be a modified alternate shot. Fifty 2-person professional teams are competing from the Rocky Mountain Section PGA for a purse of $23,000.
The Rocky Mountain Section PGA would like to thank John Johnson, Territory Sales Manager of TaylorMade for the Title sponsorship. Appreciation is also extended to presenting sponsor Jeff Smith from adidas Golf, and supporting sponsors Bushnell Golf representative Charley Carlson, The PGA TOUR and OMEGA for supporting this event. The Rocky Mountain PGA also thanks host PGA Professional Tim Reinke, and his hospitable staff for hosting the championship at the venerable Pinecrest Golf Course in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
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