Thompson Victorious in Senior Professional Championship
The 2022 Alabama – NW Florida Senior PGA Professional Championship was held at Ol’ Colony Golf Complex in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where twenty-nine Section Members gathered for the 36-hole event. The top three would qualify for the 2022 National Senior PGA Professional Championship to be played at Twin Warriors Golf Club at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa and Santa Ana Golf Club, both located in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico on October 13-16, 2022.
Neil Thompson had the low score after the first round, and he held on to his lead and secure his spot as one of the qualifiers at 7-under par. Mike Genovese and Todd Bailey also qualified after they tied for second place at 2-under par.
Rea Schuessler and Jeff Jordan ended the tournament 1-under-par and Paul Rooney was 2-over par. These three earned the alternate positions.
The tournament was split into three divisions. Thompson won the 50-57 Age Division, Schuessler won the 58+ Age Division, and Charlie Krenkel won the 65+ Age Division.