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PERRY ARTHUR

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: June 7, 1954
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Age: 55           Ht.: 6' 1"        Wt.: 220
Home: Plano, Texas
College: Texas A&M University
Turned Professional: 1976
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Sherrill Park Golf Course in Richardson, Texas.
Finished runner-up in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; Tied for 23rd in the
2008; Tied for 17th in 2007; and tied for 24th in 2006 … In 2006, won two of four Northern Texas
PGA "Majors" with the Northern Texas PGA Section Championship and Western Championship.
Those wins aided him to become Section Player of the Year for a fourth time … Tied for sixth in
the 2006 Champions Tour Qualifying Tournament. . .Tied for 14th in the 2005 U.S. Senior Open
at the NCR Club in Dayton, Ohio....Low PGA Professional in the 2006 Senior PGA
Championship at Oak Tree Golf Club in Edmond, Okla. ... Competed on the PGA Tour between
1978 and 1992, competing in 110 events, with his best finish tied for third in the 1987 Hardee's
Golf Classic. . .Tied for fifth in the 2003 Western PGA Professional Championship. . .Tied for
sixth in the 1996 PGA Professional National Championship and was runner-up in the 2001
Southern PGA Professional Championship … Named 1996, '99, 2004, '06 Northern Texas PGA
Player of the Year … Member of the 1996 PGA Cup Team. . .Has recorded eight holes-in-one,
with seven coming in competition. . .Owns six course records.

JAMES BLAIR

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: May 16, 1955
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah
Age: 55         Ht.: 5‟6”        Wt.: 145
Home: Ogden, Utah
College: BYU
Turned Professional: 1977
Player Notes: PGA Life Member … Tied for 33rd in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship; tied for 15th in 2008; tied for 25th in 2007; tied for 29th in 2005 … Has competed
in four Senior PGA Championships … Has competed in six PGA Championships, with his best
finish coming in 1986, where he finished in 65th … Has competed in 10 PGA Professional
National Championships, with his best finish coming in 2001, where he finished tied for sixth …
Named 1987, 2000 Utah PGA Player of the Year. . .Winner, 1983, ‟84, ‟87, ‟90 Wyoming Open;
1981 Utah Open; 1983, ‟87 Colorado Open. . .Competed on the PGA Tour in 1984. . . Has
recorded six holes-in-one, including one in the 1988 Colorado Open. . .Winner, 1974 Utah
Amateur Championship.
JOE BOSTIC

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: March 28, 1951
Birthplace: Kingston, N.Y.
Age: 59         Ht.: 6‟1”      Wt.: 185
Home: Jupiter, Fla.
College: Ulster Community College, Stoneridge, N.Y.
Turned Professional: 1973
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional at Turtle Creek Club in Tequesta, Fla.. . .Tied for 33rd in
the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship. . .Winner, five Metropolitan PGA
Section events between 1980 and 2005. . .Runner-up in the 2006, ‟07 Metropolitan PGA Section
Championship. . . Owns 11 career holes-in-one, with one coming in competition.


BILL BRITTON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Nov. 13, 1955
Birthplace: Staten Island, N.Y.
Age: 54 Ht.: 5‟ 7”        Wt.: 140
Home: Rumson, N.J.
College: University of Florida
Turned Professional: 1979
Player Notes: Director of Instruction at Twin Brooks Golf Center in Tinton Falls, N.J…Captured
2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship with a record 72-hole total of 18-under
par 270. . .Finished tied for 16th to become the Low PGA Club Professional in 2008 Senior PGA
Championship at Oak Hill Country Club. Was tied for fourth after 54 holes in just his second-
ever appearance in the Championship. Britton had missed the cut in the 2007 Senior PGA
Championship, which was his only appearance in any Champions Tour event. . . .Tied for eighth
in the 2008 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for third in 2007; and tied for
eighth in 2006 …Winner, 2005, ‟06 New Jersey PGA Section Championship, 2006 New Jersey
Senior Section Champion, 2006 New Jersey Senior Open, believed to be the first player to win all
three titles in the same year … Winner, 2006 Metropolitan Senior Open Championship . . . 2006
New Jersey PGA Senior Player of the Year. . .Began his golf career when he used to sneak under
the fence at a public course near his home in Staten Island, N.Y. . . .From 1983 through 1987,
Britton struggled and did not play on Tour in 1986. He regained his playing card in 1987, but a
poor season forced him back to Q-School to regain his exempt status for 1988. Britton regained
his confidence in 1988, and in 1989 enjoyed his best year, capped by a four-stroke victory in the
Centel Classic … His strong play continued in 1990 and gained national attention with his
performances in the Masters and the PGA Championship. He tied for seventh in the Masters and
was fourth at the PGA Championship at Shoal Creek … Played full-time on the PGA Tour
between 1982 and 1996. He has played a total of 419 PGA Tour events, making 222 cuts. Has 23
top-10 finishes, with one victory at the 1989 Centel Classic. He also was runner-up in 1982 at
Disney, the 1989 Hardee‟s Classic and the 1992 Northern Telecom Classic.
ROCKY CATALANO

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: July 28, 1958
Birthplace: Schenectady, N.Y.
Age: 51          Ht.: 6‟ 0”       Wt.: 215
Home: Mount Pleasant, S.C.
College: Abraham Baldwin College
Turned Professional: 1985
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional at Ausable Club in Keene Valley, N.Y., where he spends
three months of the year ....Tied for 33rd in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship . . . Winner, 2003 Northeastern New York PGA Professional Championship…
Three-time U.S. Amateur participant . . . Winner, 2002 Carolinas PGA Pro-Pro Championship,
2006 Northeastern New York Stroke Play Championship, 2008 NENY Senior Stroke Play
Championship. . Has made five holes-in-one, with none in competition.




CLEVE COLDWATER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: July 16, 1955
Birthplace: Lakewood, Calif.
Age: 54           Ht.: 5‟10”    Wt.: 175
Home: Clarks Summit, Pa.
College: Troy State University
Turned Professional: 1979
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional at Glenamaura National Golf Club in Moosic, Pa … Tied
for 27th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship and tied for 23rd in 2008 …
Tied for 19th in the 2008 PGA Professional National Championship contested at Reynolds
Plantation in Greensboro, Ga. … Competed in 1993 PGA Championship and 1986 U.S. Open …
Winner, Tri-State Section Championship in 1989.
JEFF COSTON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 23 - Alternate

Birth Date: Oct. 15, 1955
Birthplace: Seattle, Wash.
Age: 54           Ht.: 6‟1”       Wt.: 185
Home: Blaine, Wash.
College: Seattle University
Turned Professional: 1977
Joined PGA Tour: 1985
Nationwide Tour Victories: 1 – 1991 Ben Hogan Shreveport Open
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Semiahmoo Golf Resort in Blaine, Wash., where he
operates his own golf academy … Making fourth Senior PGA Championship appearance …
Made the most of his debut in the Senior PGA Championship in 2007, finishing tied for 19th at
Kiawah Island (S.C.) Golf Resort‟s Ocean Course. A Final-round 70 made him the Low PGA
Club Professional finisher in the field … Tied for 38th in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional
National Championship … Tied for eighth in 2006 PGA Professional National Championship and
tied for fourth in 2004 … Winner, 2006 Senior PGA Professional National Championship, 2006
Senior Players Championship, 2006 Giusti Memorial Championship … One of three PGA
Professionals to make the cut in 2004 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, finishing 72nd …
Finished tied for 40th in the 2008 U.S. Senior Open … Competed and made the cut in the 2000
U.S. Open … Winner, 1977 Pacific Northwest Golf Association Championship … Three-time
Washington Open Champion, five-time Pacific Northwest PGA Champion … Named 2002
Section Teacher of the Year … Nine-time Pacific Northwest PGA Player of the Year …
Competed in 1985 and 1988 on the PGA Tour, and 1991-94 on the former Ben Hogan and Nike
Tours … Has recorded five holes-in-one, all in competition.


PAUL DANIELS

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Sept. 6, 1957
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Mass.
Age: 52          Ht.: 6‟ 0”   Wt.: 225
Home: Port St. Lucie, Fla.
College: Georgia Southern
Turned Professional: 1980
PGA Membership: 1986
Player Notes: PGA Life Member. . . Finished third in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National …
Championship … Winner, 1992, „95 NENY Section Champion … Winner, 2004 NENY Match
Play Champion … Winner, 2000, „03 Donald Ross Classic … 1995 NENY Player of the Year …
1995, 2004 NENY Vardon Trophy Winner … Finished tied for 19th in 1983 PGA Assistant
Professional Championship … Has recorded nine holes-in-one, with one in competition
BOB DICKSON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 23 - Alternate

Birth Date: Jan. 25, 1944
Birthplace: McAlester, Okla.
Age: 66           Ht.: 6‟3”      Wt.: 195
Home: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
College: Oklahoma State
Turned Professional: 1968
Joined PGA Tour: 1968
Joined Champions Tour: 1994
Champions Tour Playoff Record: 1-0
PGA Tour Victories: 2 – 1968 Haig Open, 1973 Andy Williams San Diego Open
Champions Tour Victories: 1 – 1998 Cadillac NFL Golf Classic
Player Notes: PGA Life Member … Finished tied for 33rd in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional
National Championship … Began his Champions Tour career in 1994 and lone victory came at
the 1998 Cadillac NFL Golf Classic, nipping both Jim Colbert and Larry Nelson with a birdie on
the first playoff hole … Earned fully-exempt status for 1997 by being the medalist at the
Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament … Started working for the PGA Tour in 1979
as the Director of Marketing for the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass and was also a Rules
Official on the Champions Tour from 1986-1988 … Appointed as the Tournament Director of the
Nationwide Tour in 1989 and was instrumental in its development from the outset … Played the
PGA Tour from 1968-1978 … Won his first Tour title in his rookie season at the 1968 Haig
Open, defeating Chi Chi Rodriguez by two strokes … Had his best year in 1973, when he was
among the top 30 on the money list with $89,182 and won the Andy Williams-San Diego Open
by three strokes over Billy Casper, Bruce Crampton, Grier Jones and Phil Rodgers … One of only
four men to have claimed both the U.S. Amateur and the British Amateur in the same year
(1967). Defeated Rod Cerrudo, 2 and 1, at Formby GC in England for the British Amateur title
and then topped Vinnie Giles by one stroke at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs for the U.S.
Amateur crown … Recipient of the 1968 Bob Jones Award from the USGA … A member of the
victorious 1967 Walker Cup Team and the successful U.S. America‟s Cup team that season …
Has had eight career holes-in-one as a professional, including two on the Champions Tour.
JON FIEDLER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Feb. 22, 1953
Birthplace: Enid, Okla.
Age: 57          Ht.: 6' 0"         Wt.: 220
Home: Camarillo, Calif.
College: USC
Turned Professional: 1976
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo, Calif….
Competed in seven Champions Tour events in 2007 . . . Served as PGA Director of Golf at the
Las Posas Country Club until 2007. . .Finished tied for second in the 2008 PGA Professional
National Championship; tied for 18th in 2006; tied for 29th in 2005 and finished second in 2004 …
Winner, 1985 FootJoy PGA Assistant Professional Championship. Captain of the USC golf team
in 1975 and won All-American honors in 1974. . .Winner of the Trojan Invitational at USC as a
Junior … Competed in 1989 U.S. Open and appeared in four Los Angeles (now Nissan) Opens
and four San Diego Opens … From 1991 to 2003, competed in seven Nationwide Tour events,
with best finishes tied for 13th in 1991 Ben Hogan Bakersfield Open and tied for 14th in 1994
Nike Inland Empire … In 2003, finished runner-up for a third time in the Southern California
PGA Section Championship … Fiedler reached the finals, but missed earning conditional status
in 2002 and 2003 Champions Tour Qualifying Schools.
BOB FORD

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date:         Jan. 16, 1954
Birthplace:         Pittsburgh, Pa.
Age: 56             Ht.: 6' 2"       Wt.: 200
Home: Oakmont, Pa.
College: University of Tampa
Turned Professional: 1975
Player Notes: PGA Master Professional who splits his year serving at two of America's foremost
facilities - as PGA Director of Golf at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club and as PGA Head
Professional at Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla. . . . Inducted, 2005 PGA Golf
Professional Hall of Fame . . . Tied for 27th in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship; tied for 15th in 2007; finished third in 2005; and was runner-up in 2004. . .Made
his first appearance in the Senior PGA Championship on a special invitation in 2004, and finished
tied for 47th . . .Tied for 15th in the 2004 Northern PGA Club Professional Championship …
Champion of the West Penn Open, 1979 … Tri-State PGA Champion in 1980, '82, '84, '94, '95,
'99, 2002 … Winner of the Tri-State Open in 1975, '79, '81, '84, '88, '97, 2002 … Member of the
PGA Cup Team in 1982, '84, '90, '96 … Four-time Pittsburgh Open Champion 1985, '88, '90,
'99… Three-time Pennsylvania Open Champion 1977, 1981, 1993 … PGA National Stroke-Play
Champion in 1988, 1993 … Has competed in nine PGA Championships: 1981, '84, '89, '90 (Tied-
70th), '93 (Tied-68th), '96, '97, '98, and '99 … 1983, '85 Pennsylvania PGA Champion…
Competed in the U.S. Open in 1980, '83 (tied 26th) and '96 (tied 40th) … A 10-time Tri-State
PGA Player of the Year (1980, '82, '84, '87, '90, '96, '97, '98, '99, '04) and nine-time season low
scorer in the Tri-State PGA Section (1980, '82, '84, '87, '88, '91, '96, '97, '99) . . .Inductee, 1998
Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame … Winner, 1997 and 1985 national PGA
Merchandiser of the Year (private facilities) … 1996 inductee into the Allegheny Kiski-Valley
Sports Hall of Fame … Recipient, 1987 national PGA Golf Professional of the Year, 1988
National PGA Club Professional Player of the Year, 1987 Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year…
Recipient of the 1986 Tri-State PGA Horton Smith Award … Has recorded 14 career holes-in-
one, five of which were in competition… Co-Author of Golf: The Body, The Mind, The Game…
Serves on the following advisory boards: Taylor Made, Ralph Lauren Polo, Pittsburgh First Tee,
Fownes Foundation and AMF Golf Management Services.
GEORGE FORSTER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 23 - Alternate

Birth Date: March 25, 1956
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Age: 54          Ht.: 6‟1”         Wt.: 185
Home: Blue Bell, Pa.
College: Philadelphia University
Turned Professional: 1978
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional since 1984 at Radnor Valley Country Club in Blue Bell,
Pa. … Finished tied for 33rd in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for
15th in 2008; tied for 17th in 2007; and tied for fifth in 2006 … Competed in 2006 U.S. Senior
Open … Winner of 50 Philadelphia Section PGA events, most notable ... Winner, 1999
Philadelphia PGA Section Championship … Winner, 2001 Philadelphia PGA Section Match
Play… Winner, 2006, 2007 Skee Riegel Senior Classic… Winner, 2008 Haverford Trust
Classic… Winner, 2008 Whitford Classic … Four time winner of Philadelphia Section Senior
Player of the Year (2006, ‟07, ‟08, 09) … Has competed in six PGA Professional National
Championships … Received the Philadelphia PGA Section “Ike Turner Most Improved Player
Award” twice … Most memorable golf moment is winning the 1999 Philadelphia PGA Section
Championship … Voted "Philadelphia Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year 2009" …
Lowest competitive 18-hole round is 63.


ROBERT GIBBONS

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Aug. 23, 1956
Birthplace: Vancouver, Wash.
Age: 53          Ht.: 6‟1”     Wt.: 200
Home: Molalla, Ore.
College: Oregon State
Turned Professional: 1978
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional at Arrowhead Golf Club in Molalla, Ore. … Finished tied
for 59th in 2009 Senior PGA Championship . . . Tied for 27th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional
National Championship; tied for 15th in 2008. . .Has competed in four PGA Professional National
Championships and one PGA Championship.
FREDDY GIBSON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Sept. 12, 1947
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Age: 62         Ht.: 5‟ 11” Wt.: 170
Home: Orlando, Fla.
College: Miami-Dade Community College
Turned Professional: 1977
Joined Champions Tour: 1998
Senior PGA Tour Victories: 1 – 1999 Vantage Championship
Other Victories: 1996 Tobago Open
Player Notes: PGA Life Member. . . Tied for 16th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship; tied 15th in the 2008; and tied for sixth in 2007 … Has endured a series of back
problems, including two bouts with herniated discs over the past five years, which has prevented
him from having a normal golf season … Winner, 1996 Tobago Open at age 49 and 1999
Vantage Championship on the Champions Tour … A two-time Middle Atlantic PGA Match Play
and two-time MAPGA Assistant Professional Champion … Spent three seasons out of
competitive golf, 1991-94, and earned his Champions Tour card in 1999, with close friend PGA
Tour Professional Donnie Hammond, serving as his caddie in the National Qualifying
Tournament … Owns 10 career holes-in-one, but none in competition.


JIMMY HAMILTON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Aug. 20, 1956
Birthplace: Guam
Age: 53          Ht.: 6‟1”     Wt.: 175
Home: Knightdale, N.C.
College: University of Maryland College Park
Turned Professional: 1982
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Capitol Tee in Raleigh, N.C. … Tied for eighth in
2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Hamilton has won numerous pro-ams
in the Carolinas PGA Section and has been in the top five points for Senior Player of the Year for
three years … Has been recognized by Golf Digest as one of the top 10 instructors in North
Carolina from 2003-2006 and has been nominated annually since … Played in the Greensboro
Open in 1991, ‟93 and „96 through a section qualifier … Has recorded two holes-in-one, both in
competition.
KIRK HANEFELD

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date:       May 24, 1956
Birthplace:       Claremont, N.H.
Age: 54           Ht.: 6' 0"      Wt.: 190
Home: Acton, Mass.
College: University of Houston
Turned Professional: 1978
Joined Champions Tour: 2006
Player Notes: One of New England's leading PGA Professionals for 25 years. Former PGA
Director of Golf at The International Golf Club in Bolton, Mass., and recently designated Touring
Professional for the club. Was the head professional at Salem Country Club and The Ridge
Club… Winner of the 2008 Senior PGA Professional National Championship and was the 2008
Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year … Winner, 2000, '01, ‟03 New England PGA
Championship, 2001, ‟01 New England PGA Player of the Year. . .Served from 1991-93 as Vice
President of the New England PGA Section. . .Hanefeld‟s parents got him started playing golf
when he was eight years old … Played collegiate golf from 1974-77 at the University of
Houston… After attempting the PGA Tour National Qualifying Tournament in 1978-80, he
earned fully-exempt status on the 2006 Champions Tour by virtue of his runner-up finish at the
National Qualifying Tournament at the PGA of Southern California GC in Beaumont, CA. Was
the leader after four rounds of the six-round event but was forced to rally in the final round after
shooting 76 on the fifth day. Hanefeld eventually finished two strokes back of Massy Kuramoto
with a 1-under-par 431 total. They were the only two players in the field to finish the 108-hole
event under par … Advanced to the finals after finishing tied for fifth in the regional at The Club
at Eaglebrooke near Lakeland, Fla.


FRED HOLTON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: March 13, 1958
Birth Place: Demopolis, Ala.
Age: 52          Ht.: 5' 11"     Wt.: 250
College: Columbus State University
Home: Montgomery, Ala.
Turned Professional: 1981
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Arrowhead Country Club in Montgomery, Ala. …
Finished tied for 16th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Finished tied
for eighth in 2008 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Has competed in nine
PGA Professional National Championships … Finished 11th in 2009 Champions Tour Qualifying
Finals and currently has conditional status on 2010 Champions Tour … Playing in second
consecutive Senior PGA Championship.
BILL ISRAELSON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Feb. 21, 1957
Birthplace: Brainerd, Minn.
Age: 53          Ht.: 5‟7”       Wt.: 180
Home: Staples, Minn.
College: Lamar University
Turned Professional: 1980
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional at Vintage Golf Club in Staples, Minn. … Finished tied
for 27th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Elected to the 2009
Minnesota PGA/MGA Golf Hall of Fame … 2009 Minnesota Senior PGA Player of the Year…
Finished tied for seventh in 1990 PGA Assistant Professional Championship … Winner,
Minnesota State Open, 1991, ‟92, ‟94, ‟95 … Winner, Minnesota PGA Stroke Play
Championship 1991, ‟92, ‟94, ‟95 … Winner, Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship,
1980… Winner, 1980, „92 North Dakota Open … Member, 1996 PGA Cup Team … 1976, ‟77,
‟78 Minnesota Golf Association Player of the Year … 1992, ‟93, ‟94 Minnesota PGA Player of
the Year, 2000 Minnesota Assistant Golf Coach of the Year … Winner, 1984 Singapore Rolex
Masters, 1985 Thailand Open, 1992 Epson Singapore Open … Played on the PGA Tour 1986 and
‟87 … Enjoyed successful amateur career, winning 1976, ‟77, ‟78 Minnesota State Amateur
Championships … Has recorded 10 holes-in-one, with two in competition.
DARRELL KESTNER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date:        Aug. 15, 1953
Birthplace:        Welch, W.Va.
Age: 56            Ht.: 6' 0" Wt.: 185
Home: Glen Cove, N.Y.
College: Concord
Turned Professional: 1975
Player Notes: PGA Director of Golf at Deepdale Golf Club in Manhassett, N.Y. . . . Finished tied
for 27th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; third in 2007; runner-up in
2005; and tied for fifth in 2006 . . . Winner, 2004 and 2005 Senior PGA Professional Player of the
Year Award . . . Winner, 1996 PGA Professional National Championship with a record 17-under-
par 271 total. . . .Finished fourth in the 2005 PGA Professional National Championship. . Winner,
1982, '87 FootJoy PGA Assistant Professional Championship (joined by Jim Schuman in 1999 as
the only multiple National Assistant Champions) . . . One of eight PGA Professionals to make the
cut in the 2005 Senior PGA Championship, finishing tied for 31st . . . Winner, 1999 Metropolitan
PGA Head Professional Championship . . . Selected by Golf Digest in 2001 as one of America's
Top 50 instructors, and by GOLF Magazine as one of America's Top 100 Teachers. . Winner,
1996 PGA Head Professional Championship in Pelham, N.Y., seven PGA Tournament Series
events . . . Winner, 1991, „95 Long Island Open . . . Winner, 1992, '95 Treiber Memorial
Championship, 1989 PGA Stroke Play Championship, 1984 Charlie Pride Golf Fiesta
(Tournament Player Series) in Albuquerque, N.M. . . Winner, 1994-95 New York State Open;
1981, ‟83, ‟94 Metropolitan Open; 1994, ‟95, ‟97 Metropolitan PGA Section Championship …
Finished runner-up in 1997 Eastern PGA Club Professional Championship ... Tied for 13th at the
2003 Eastern PGA Professional Championship and tied for 32nd in 2004 … Earned berth in the
2002 U.S. Open . . . Victory in 1996 PGA Professional National Championship was assured by
his making a 40-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole. During the Championship, he switched to
cross-handed putting style midway through first round and went on to set a Championship record
for the lowest score on the first 54 holes (200) and best score on the last 54 holes (198), tied for
highest first-round score by a winner (73), lowest second-round score (64), and lowest final-
round score by a winner (67) . . . One of two players (Bruce Zabriski is the other) to win both a
National Assistant and PGA Professional National Championship. . . After missing the cut in
1997 and 1998 National Championship, he came back to finish tied for fifth in the 1999 National
Championship . . Named Metropolitan PGA Section Player of the Year in 1995 and 1996. . .
Finished tied for 61st in the 1997 Hawaiian Open. . . Has competed in nine PGA Championships
and eight U.S. Opens… Made the cut in the 2004 U.S. Senior Open … Competed in 1981 and
1983 on the PGA Tour … Recorded the most consecutive eagles on par-4 holes (2) in the 1983
Texas Open at Oak Tree, Texas . . . Has recorded two holes-in-one, both in competition, and in
1993 at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, posted the first double eagle in a PGA Championship.
BILL LOEFFLER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Aug. 9, 1956
Birthplace: Denver, Colo.
Age: 53 Ht.: 5‟ 11” Wt.: 175
Home: Castle Rock, Colo.
College: Arizona State University
Turned Professional: 1989
Player Notes: PGA General Manager and co-owner of Highlands Ranch (Colo.) Golf Club and
The Links Golf Club in Denver … Winner, 2007 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship; tied for 23rd in 2008; tied for 20th in 2009 … Tied for 34th in the 2004 Western
PGA Professional Championship and tied for 20th in 2001. . .Winner, 1986 U.S. Mid-Amateur
Championship and was a member of the 1987 Walker Cup Team … Winner, 1991, ‟93, 2004
Colorado Open Championship… Runner-up, 2000 Western PGA Club Professional
Championship . . . Winner, 1992 PGA Assistant Professional Championship … Winner, 2000,
02, „04 Colorado PGA Section Championship … Named 2000 Player of the Year, 1991-‟93
Colorado PGA Assistant Player of the Year . . . Competed on the PGA Tour from 1980-83
…Competed in the same high school golf program at Cherry Creek of Englewood, Colo., as 2005
Senior PGA Champion Mike Reid, who was a senior on the school‟s state champion golf team in
1970, when Loeffler was a freshman. Loeffler later went on to play on two state champion teams
and earn state medalist honors his senior year in 1973. . Has recorded 14 career holes-in-one, with
three in competition.


MIKE MALASKA

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: May 23, 1954
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Age: 56          Ht.: 6‟ 3”      Wt.: 220
Home: Mesa, Ariz.
College: Weber State
Turned Professional: 1976
Player Notes: PGA Director of Instruction at Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club in
Apache Junction, Ariz., Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz., and Nicklaus Academies
Worldwide … Malaska is also a consultant for Taylormade/adidas … Finished tied for 16th in
2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for 15th in 2008 … Has competed in
four PGA Professional National Championships and one PGA Championship
LINDY MILLER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birthdate: July 6, 1956
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Age: 53 Ht: 5‟ 11”        Wt: 175
Home: Fort Worth, Texas
College: Oklahoma State University
Turned Professional: 1978
Joined PGA Tour: 1979
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Shady Oaks Country Club in Westworth Village,
Texas… Tied for eighth in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for eighth
in 2006 … Finished 76th in 2007 Senior PGA Championship ... Winner, 2006 Northern Texas
Section Club Professional Championship … Finished tied for 57th in 1991 PGA Championship …
Finished tied for 11th in 1988 PGA Professional National Championship; tied for eighth in
1986… Finished 71st in 1987 PGA Championship … Played in the 1977 U.S. Open where he was
the low amateur … Has a 4-0 record in the 1977 Walker Cup … Miller played in the U.S. Junior
Amateur where he was a quarterfinalist in 1972 … Played on the PGA Tour between 1979 and
1984. His best tour finish was runner-up in the 1979 Tallahassee Open … Won the Oklahoma
Open (1978, 1986), Amarillo Open (Nationwide Tour) (1990) … As an amateur he helped win
the NCAA Team Championship for Oklahoma State (1976, 1978) … Lowest competitive 18-hole
score is 63 … Miller has recorded eight holes-in-one, with four in competition.


ROD NUCKOLLS

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Feb. 25, 1957
Birthplace: Wichita, Kan.
Age: 53          Ht.: 5‟10”     Wt.: 180
Home: Wichita, Kan.
College: Wichita State
Turned Professional: 1980
Joined PGA Tour: 1981
Player Notes: PGA Director of Golf at Willowbend Golf Club in Wichita, Kan. … Finished tied
for 23rd in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship and tied for 30th in 2007…
Finished 40th in 2008 U.S. Senior Open … Finished tied for 31st in 1993 PGA Professional
National Championship … Played on the PGA Tour between 1981 and 1985, best finish – tied for
13th in 1983 Western Open … 1989 and ‟93 South Central Player-of-the-Year … Finished tied for
39th in 1982 U.S. Open and missed the cut in 1985 U.S. Open … Was an All-American at Wichita
State University.
JEFF ROTH

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Sept. 8, 1957
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wis.
Age: 51          Ht.: 5‟ 10" Wt.: 200
Home: Farmington, N.M.
College: University of Arizona (1983, Business)
Turned Professional: 1979
Player Notes: PGA head professional since March 2010, at San Juan Country Club in
Farmington, N.M. . . .Tied for sixth in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship
and runner-up in 2009 Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year standings. . .Spent bulk of his
career as one of the finest players in Michigan PGA history. . .Winner, 2009 Michigan PGA
Senior Player of the Year . . .Tied for 11th in the 2008 PGA Professional National Championship
… Winner of the 1993 PGA Professional National Championship and the winner of 13 events in
the Michigan PGA Section … Named the 1987, '96, '98, '99 Michigan PGA Player of the Year
and was inducted in 2005 into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame … Competed on 1988, ‟94 and
‟96 PGA Cup Teams … Top PGA Tour finishes are: 31st in 2000 Buick Open, 33rd in 1999
Buick Open, 37th in 1994 World Series of Golf, 54th in 1994 Honda Classic and 55th in 1998
Buick Open … A member of 17 Fuller Cup Teams - composed of Michigan professionals vs.
“All-Star” state amateurs . . .Memorable rounds include a bogey-free 54-hole total of 198 (67-65-
66) for a nine-stroke victory in the 2001 Michigan PGA Championship; a 66 in the Pro-Am for
the World Series of Golf at Firestone Country Club prior to the 1994 World Series of Golf; and a
final-round 65 in the 1998 Michigan Open to rally from seven strokes back for a playoff berth,
then won the playoff with a first-hole birdie . . .Has recorded 13 holes in one, including six in
competition.


ED SABO

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: March 1, 1949
Birthplace: Newark, Ohio
Age: 61           Ht.: 6‟1”       Wt.: 175
Home: Tequesta, Fla.
College: Georgia State University
Turned Professional: 1973
Player Notes: PGA Life Member … Tied for 14th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship . . . Competing in fifth Senior PGA Championship, where he owns a best finish of
tied for 17th in 2000. . .Has competed in eight Senior PGA Professional National Championships,
capturing the 2000 and ‟01 Championships by identical 72-hole totals of 275. . .Has competed in
two PGA Championships (1992 and 2000), and was the 2000 Senior PGA Professional Player of
the Year. . .Has competed in 13 PGA Professional National Championships, owning a career-best
finish of T-18 in 2000. . .Winner, 1983 Metropolitan PGA Championship, 1982 Westchester
Open, 1991 Philadelphia PGA Match Play Championship, 1981, ‟83 Connecticut Open, 1989
South Florida PGA Chapter Championship. . .Competed on the PGA Tour, 1975-80, playing in
99 events, winning the 1976 Flint Elks Open (later the Buick Open), in a playoff over Randy
Erskine. . .Owns a course-record 63 at famed Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach, Fla.


MIKE SAN FILIPPO

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Oct. 10, 1952
Birthplace: Miami, Fla.
Age: 57          Ht.: 5' 10" Wt.: 165
Home: Hobe Sound, Fla.
College: Florida State
Turned Professional: 1976
Joined Champions Tour: 2003
Player Notes: PGA Life Member…Winner, 2005 & 2002 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship; placed fourth in 2009; tied for fourth in 2008, tied for 12th in 2007 and tied for
11th in 2004 …Winner, 2004 Florida Senior Open…Shared the first-round lead in the 2003 Senior
PGA Championship before finishing tied for 34th…Earned conditional Champions Tour status,
finished 15th in November 2004, and was 16th in 2003…Winner, 1993 PGA Club Professional
Player of the Year, 1992 PGA Stroke Play Championship, 1993 Maine Open … Competed in 14
PGA Professional National Championships, with best finish fourth in 1991…Member, 1992 PGA
Cup Team…Winner, 1990, '99 New England PGA Player of the Year and Section
Championship… Recorded 13 holes-in-one, with three in competition . . . Won three Treasure
Coast Tour events in 2004, including South Florida PGA Senior Championship.



GARY SOWINSKI

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Sept. 13, 1952
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wis.
Age: 57           Ht.: 6‟0”        Wt.: 215
Home: San Diego, Calif.
College: Arizona State
Turned Professional: 1975
Player Notes: PGA Co-founder/Director of Golf of Swingworks Golf … Finished tied for 20th in
2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship, tied for 33rd in 2008, tied for 30th in 2007,
tied for 27th in 2003, and tied for third in 2002 … Has competed in four Senior PGA
Championships and two PGA Professional National Championships … Finished runner-up in
2002 Southern California Senior Championship … Winner, 1995 Indiana PGA Section
Championship, 1996 PGA Indiana Match Play Championship … Finished 35th in 2004 U.S.
Senior Open … Has recorded four holes-in-one.
SCOTT SPENCE

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: April 10, 1956
Birthplace: Cooperstown, N.Y.
Age: 54          Ht.: 6‟0”       Wt.: 245
Home: Middletown, R.I.
College: Arizona
Turned Professional: 1977
Player Notes: PGA Director of Instruction at Carnegie Abbey Club in Portsmouth, R.I. …
Finished tied for 20th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship and tied for 22nd
in 2007 … Winner, 2009 New England Open … 2009 R.I. PGA Chapter Teacher of the Year…
Finished third in the 2005 PGA Professional National Championship and tied for 15th in 1999 …
Winner, Minnesota PGA CPC (1997, 2005), Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship (1997)
and Minnesota Golf Championship (1996) … Named 1995 Minnesota PGA Assistant
Professional of the Year … Winner, 2007 Otesaga Hotel Senior Open, Winner, 1994, ‟95, ‟96,
‟97 Professional‟s Cup, 1996 Minnesota PGA Assistant Stroke and Match Play Championships,
1997 Minnesota PGA Section Championship, 1998 Minnesota PGA Match Play Championship;
and has won more than 40 Minnesota PGA Section events between 1994 and 1999 … Competed
on the Asian Tour in 1982 and 1986 … Was the No. 1-rank Arizona amateur in 1975, winning 26
prep events, 1974 Arizona High School Championship, and 1975 Arizona High School runner-
up… Most memorable golf moment is winning the 1986 Otesaga Open Pro-Am with his father, in
their hometown of Cooperstown, N.Y. … Lowest competitive 18-hole round is 62 … Has 13
hole-in-ones and three double eagles.
CHRIS STARKJOHANN

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 7, 11

Birth Date: June 30, 1956
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
Age: 53          Ht.: 5‟11”       Wt.: 185
Home: Oceanside, Calif.
College: Eastern Wyoming Comm. College
Turned Professional: 1977
Player Notes: Starkjohann (pronounced “Stark-john”) is a PGA Teaching Professional for Torrey
Pines Golf Club and Outings of Oceanside, Calif., a business that he operates with his wife, Traci,
who has been his longtime caddie . . .Also serves as a PGA teaching professional at Hodges Golf
Center in Escondido, Calif. . .Finished tied for fifth in the 2009 Senior PGA Championship, the
best performance by a PGA club professional in the senior major since Tom Wargo won in
1993… Tied for eighth in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship, and was
runner-up in 2006 ... Tied for 16th in the 2009 PGA Professional National Championship . . .
Scored the decisive point in a singles match at The Oconee Course in Greensboro, Ga., to lift the
United States to victory over Great Britain and Ireland in the 2007 PGA Cup . . 2006, '07, ‟09
Southern California PGA Senior Champion ...Winner, 2006, '07, ‟09 Senior PGA Professional
Player of the Year Award ...Winner, 2004 Southern California PGA Championship, 2002 San
Diego County Open, and 1998 Nationwide St. Louis Classic ...Competed on the Nationwide Tour
between 1991 and 2007 and has played in 123 events, finishing in the top-10 three times
including a win in 1998 St. Louis Golf Classic ... Named Southern California PGA Section Player
of the Year (1991, 1992, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2007) ... Calls his most memorable golf experience
qualifying for the Champions Tour in November 2005, featuring six rounds, most of which were
played in 30-mile per hour gusts ... Lowest competitive 18-hole score is 62 (4 times) and has
recorded one career hole-in-one, which came in competition … Posted his first double eagle in
the 2009 Southern California PGA Senior Section Championship.
KIM THOMPSON

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birthdate: April 9, 1954
Birthplace: Cedar City, Utah
Age: 56 Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 230
Home: Salt Lake City, Utah
College: Southern Utah State
Turned Professional: 1978
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Willow Creek Country Club in Sandy, Utah . . .
Finished tied for 11th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; fourth in 2006;
tied for 12th in 2002. . .Tied for 29th in the 2000 Western PGA Professional Championship
…Winner, 2004 Utah PGA Senior Open, 1998 Western PGA Professional Championship at
Crosswater Golf Club at Sunriver (Ore.) Resort.… Competed in the 2004 U.S. Senior Open,
missing the cut. . .Participated in 18 PGA Professional National Championships, with a career-
best finish tied for sixth in 1989 … Seven-time Utah PGA Section Player of the Year, 1988, '89,
'91, '93, '94, '95, '96, '98…Winner, 1992 FootJoy PGA Assistant Professional Championship;
1994, '95 Utah PGA Section Championship … Member of 1990 PGA Cup Team…Has recorded
eight holes-in-one, with two coming in competition.



DAVID THORE

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: March 6, 1954
Birthplace: Reidsville, N.C.
Age: 56          Ht.: 6‟ 2”      Wt.: 210
Home: Wilmington, NC
College: Wake Forest
Turned Professional: 1977
Player Notes: PGA Life member. Finished tied for sixth in 2009 Senior PGA Professional
National Championship … Finished tied for 45th in 2007 U.S. Senior Open at Whistling Straits…
Finished tied for 19th in 2004 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Winner, 1995,
„97 Carolinas Open; 1986, ‟87 Carolinas PGA Section Championship; 1974 Carolinas Amateur
Championship … Finished tied for fifth in 1987 PGA Professional National Championship …
Named 1987 Carolinas PGA Section Player of the Year … Teammate of Curtis Strange and Jay
Haas on NCAA champion Wake Forest teams in mid-1970s … Played PGA Tour from 1977-
1982, participated in three majors … Has recorded 26 holes-in-one, including 15 in competition.
He had made eight aces by age 15.
GARY TRIVISONNO

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Feb. 25, 1957
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Age: 53           Ht.: 6‟1”     Wt.: 240
Home: Aurora, OH
College: University of Alabama
Turned Professional: 1979
Player Notes: PGA Head Professional at Strongsville Golf in Strongsville, Ohio … Finished tied
for 27th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Winner, 2008 Senior Ohio
Open… Finished tied for ninth in 1994 PGA Professional National Championship … Finished
tied for 17th in 1990 PGA Assistant Professional Championship … Inducted into the Greater
Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame in 2008… Trivisonno is the only player to win the Ohio Open,
Ohio Public Links and Ohio Amateur Championship… Completed in five major
championships… Seven-time Section Player of the Year … Has recorded 4 holes-in-one, with
one in competition.


JERRY TUCKER

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birthdate: June 15, 1949
Birthplace: Carbondale, Ill.
Age: 60 Ht: 5‟ 11” Wt: 170
Home: Stuart, Fla.
College: Southern Illinois
Turned Professional: 1976
Player Notes: PGA Master Professional and PGA Teaching Professional at Trump International
Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. … Finished tied for 11th in the 2009 Senior PGA
Professional National Championship; tied for 13th in 2006…Was Co-Founder with PGA
Professional Roger Kennedy of the Treasure Coast Senior Tour of South Florida, a mini tour
serving players age 48 and older. . .Winner of the 1999 Reebok Golf PGA Match Play
Championship. . .The all-time leader with Senior Division victories (9) on the Srixon PGA
Tournament Series, which are conducted in South Florida in the winter. . .Former Head
Professional at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, site of the 1992 PGA Championship, where
his brother, Mike, is PGA Head Professional. . . .Competed in the 1989 and 1992 PGA
Championships and the 1981 and 1994 U.S. Open. . .Winner of the 1991 Gateway Shootout with
John Daly. . .Competed in 16 PGA Professional National Championships, with career-best finish
tied for 34th in 1988. . .Winner, 1993 Gateway PGA Player of the Year, 1994 Gateway PGA
Professional of the Year, 1988 Gateway PGA Teacher of the Year, 1990 Gateway PGA Horton
Smith Award, 1981 Gateway PGA Assistant Professional of the Year and was 18th in the 1981
FootJoy PGA Assistant Professional Championship. . .Captained the 1975-76 Southern Illinois
University golf team . . . Credited with developing a points system to rank the playing
performances of PGA Professionals. . .Winner, 2000 South Florida PGA Senior Player of the
Year, 2000 South Florida PGA Senior Championship. . .Has continued as a teacher of the short
game, and to accentuate his love of teaching. . .Built a replica of the famed No. 12, par-3 hole at
Augusta National Golf Club, which he shares with neighbor, two-time Senior PGA Professional
National Champion Roger Kennedy, on adjoining property.


STEVE VERIATO

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 23 - Alternate

Birth Date: May 6, 1946
Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii
Age: 64          Ht.: 5‟9”      Wt.: 160
Home: San Marcos, Texas
College: Texas A&M
Turned Professional: 1973
Joined Champions Tour: 1997
Champions Tour Victories: 1 – 2001 Novell Utah Showdown
Player Notes: PGA Life Member … Finished tied for 38th in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional
National Championship … Winner, 1996 PGA Senior Club Professional Player of the Year …
Enjoyed a strong 1996 performance, finishing third in the Maui Kaanapali Classic and tying for
15th in the 1996 VFW Seniors Championship … Plays out of Onion Creek Country Club in
Austin, Texas, where he was a former head professional … Played in 1979 and ‟88 U.S. Open…
Winner, 1971 Southwest Conference Champion; 1976, ‟77 Hawaiian State Open … Competed on
the PGA Tour from 1975 to 1980, with best finish, runner-up in 1977 Atlanta Classic … Winner,
1987, ‟88, ‟94 Southern Texas PGA Championship; 1983, ‟90, ‟91 Southern Texas PGA Player
of the Year … Member of 1992 PGA Cup Team … Finished tied for seventh in 1991 PGA
Professional National Championship, tied for 10th in 1990, tied for 12th in 1986 and tied for sixth
in 1984.



RON VLOSICH

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: Nov. 2, 1956
Birthplace: Carlsbad, N.M.
Age: 53         Ht.: 5‟11”             Wt.: 180
Home: Lakewood, Colo.
College: New Mexico State
Turned Professional: 1979
Player Notes: PGA Life Member Active … Finished tied for 23rd in 2009 Senior PGA
Professional National Championship and tied for eighth in 2008 … Finished tied for fourth in
1981 PGA Assistant Professional Championship … Won the 1980 Wyoming Open … Runner-up
at the 1981 and 1991 Colorado Open … Competed in the 1982 U.S. Open … Won the 1991,
1992, and 1993 Colorado Section Championship … Placed third at the 2007 Navajo Trail Open in
Durango, Colorado … Placed fourth at the 2007 Nevada Senior Open … Placed ninth at the 2007
Arizona Senior Open … Five time Colorado Section Player of the Year … Received the
President‟s Award for the Colorado Golf Association … Best competitive 18-hole score was 61 at
the 2006 Wyoming Open in Cheyenne, Wyoming … Has recorded 11 holes-in-one … Lists his
most memorable golf experience was winning the Utah State High School Golf Championship in
1972 with his high school team from Moab, Utah.
STEVE WAUGH

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 23 - Alternate

Birth Date: Oct. 15, 1955
Birthplace: Statesboro, Ga.
Age: 54           Ht.: 6‟0”     Wt.: 170
Home: Naples, Fla.
College: Georgia Southern University
Turned Professional: 1979
PGA membership: 1983
Player Notes: PGA Director of Golf at The Old Collier Golf Club in Naples, Fla. … Finished tied
for 38th in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship … Has recorded three
holes-in-one.


RALPH WEST

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: June, 19 1957
Birthplace: Cardston, Alberta, Canada
Age: 52          Ht.: 5‟10”      Wt.: 185
Home: Avondale, Ariz.
College: San Diego Golf Academy
Turned Professional: 1986
Player Notes: PGA Lead Instructor for the John Jacobs Golf Academy at Hillcrest Golf Club in
Sun City West, Ariz. … Finished tied for 16th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship and tied for 14th in 2007 … 2009 Southwest Section PGA Senior Player of the
Year … Winner, 2009 Senior Sedona Open, 2007 Southwest Section PGA Senior
Championship.… Finished runner-up in 2009 Southwest Section PGA Senior Championship …
Finished tied for fourth in 2009 Senior Arizona Open… Finished tied for fourth in 2009
Southwest Section PGA Championship … Competed in 2008 Senior PGA Championship …
Lowest recorded 18-hole round in competition is 62 … Still awaits his first hole-in-one.
JIM WHITE

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: April 16, 1950
Birthplace: Hastings, Neb.
Age: 60          Ht.: 6' 0" Wt.: 190
Home: Lincoln, Neb.
College: Hastings College
Turned Professional: 1972
Player Notes: PGA Master Professional and Director of Golf at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club in
Lincoln, Neb. … Finished fifth in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for
fourth in 2008; tied for 13th in 2003 . . . Winner, 2004 Senior PGA Professional National
Championship … Winner, 2000, '01, '02, ‟04, ‟05, ‟06 Nebraska PGA Senior Championship . . .
Competed in three U.S. Opens, the last one in 1999 ... Competed in 4 U.S. Senior Opens in 2001,
„03, „04, and ‟05 … Competed on the PGA Tour from 1977-79, with a third-place finish in 1977
Oklahoma City Open, 34th in 1978 Bob Hope Desert Classic and 34th in 1978 Memphis Open . .
Runner-up in 1999 Northern PGA Professional Championship . . . Has competed in 23 PGA
Professional National Championships, with best finish a runner-up performance in 1985. . .Has
competed in 20 major championships: seven PGA Championships, three U.S. Opens, four U.S.
Senior Opens and six Senior PGA Championships; with a best finish of 17th in 2004 Senior PGA
Championship . . . Four time Teacher of the Year and Professor of the Year for the New England
PGA Section … 10-time New England Section Champion of the year … 19-time New England
Section Player of the Year … First Team NAIA All-American in 1972 … Has recorded two
holes-in-one, none in competition … Has made four double eagles, 3 in competition.


JIM WOODWARD

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: June 5, 1957
Birthplace: Wilmington, Del.
Age: 52 Ht.: 6‟ 3” Wt.: 215
Home: Edmond, Okla.
College: Oklahoma State
Turned Professional: 1980
Player Notes: PGA Teaching Professional at Oak Tree Golf Club in Edmond, Okla … Finished
tied for 14th in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for 23rd in 2008; and
tied for ninth in 2007 … Runner-up in the 1990 Canadian Open … Finished 11th in 2007 U.S.
Senior Open, and 17th in 1987 U.S. Open … Two-time winner of the the California State Open …
1987, ‟99 and „01 South Central PGA Champion … 2001-05 South Central Club Professional
Champion … 2001 South Central PGA Player of the Year … Has recorded seven holes-in-one.
MICHAEL ZAREMBA

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 11

Birth Date: May 22, 1954
Birthplace: Great Falls, Mont.
Age: 56          Ht.: 6‟2”       Wt.: 200
Home: Pueblo, Colo.
College: University of So. Colorado
Turned Professional: 1976
Player Notes: PGA Director of Golf at Desert Hawk Golf Club in Pueblo West, Colo. …
Finished tied for 23rd in 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship, tied for 13th in
2005 and tied for 26th in 2004 … Competed in 2005, „06 Senior PGA Championships and 2002,
‟07 U.S. Senior Opens … Winner, 2004 Colorado PGA Senior Player of the Year … 1987, ‟99
Colorado PGA Player of the Year … Winner, 2005 Colorado Senior Open; 1995 Colorado Open;
1996 New Mexico Open; 1987, ‟99 Colorado Section Championship … Zaremba stands as the
only player to have won both the Colorado Open and the Colorado Senior Open … Competed in
the 2004 U.S. Senior Open … Has made nine holes-in-one, including five in competition …
Owns course records of 63 at Walking Stick and 62 at Shadow Hills … Was a third-team NCAA
Division II All-American selection while competing at the University of Southern Colorado.

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