Michigan PGA wins the 41st Fuller Cup Matches at Eagle Eye Golf Club

EAST LANSING (May 1, 2013) –With 24 of the best players in the state competing on what was a perfect weather day you knew it was going to make for a great event.  The Michigan PGA team was able to hold on after taking an early lead in the morning matches to win the 2013 Fuller Cup at Eagle Eye Golf Club. It took until the last foursome of the day to officially clinch the victory as Scott Hebert closed out Nathan Clark on hole #17 giving the Michigan PGA Team a 11-7 victory.

Michigan PGA Team

Michigan PGA Team

After the morning fourball matches the Michigan PGA Team held a 4-2 lead. Winning in the morning were the teams of Gary Smithson & John Seltzer, Kevin Muir & Tom Harding, Scott Hebert & Brian Cairns and Dave Kendall & Ian Ziska. In the afternoon matches the Michigan PGA team was able to win 7 of the 12 singles matches. Only two of the twelve singles matches went 18 holes as Eric Schleicher defeated Tom Harding 1up and Brian Cairns defeated Tom Gieselman 1 up. The other Michigan PGA singles wins came from John Seltzer, Kevin Muir, Scott Hebert, Brian Cairns, Kyle Martin, Josh Fryer and Ian Ziska.

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Twenty four of Michigan’s top golfers, comprised of twelve Michigan PGA Professionals and twelve amateurs from the Golf Association of Michigan made up the teams that competed today at Eagle Eye Golf Club in the 41st playing of the Fuller Cup Matches.This competition has  provided a friendly, competitive atmosphere since the first playing of the matches in 1971 at the Country Club of Lansing. The matches were named after the late Ernie Fuller, a longtime supporter of golf in Michigan.

G.A.M. Team

G.A.M. Team

 A special thank you to Bobby Jones and the local sales representative Mark Jenkins for providing the uniforms for all of the players.

Thank you to Eagle Eye golf club and their staff for hosting the event.

 

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