PGA golf event on Dent
THE PGA Professionals Championship national final will wrap-up at Hamilton Island Golf Club on Dent Island today.
In just its second year, the 36-hole event at the Hamilton Island Golf Club attracted 50 professionals and 50 amateur players, vying for the $50,000 prize and a place in the Australian PGA Championship, to be played at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast in December.
The winner and the runner-up of to- day’s event will be exempt into the field where Adam Scott will defend his title alongside a host of domestic and international golfing stars.
Devonport Golf Club head professional Darren Spencer led the championship after round one, carding an even par 71 to lead from 2012 winner Nathan King (72), Michael Farone, Matthew Docking, Nicholas Robb and David Van Raalte (73).