Mory Wins The National Car Rental Michigan Assistants Championship

BATH, MI – The National Car Rental Michigan Assistants Championship was held yesterday at Eagle Eye Golf Club. The field of 45 PGA Professionals and Apprentices competed on the challenging 7024 yard course to qualify for the 2017 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Championship. The field chased the three qualifier spots for the chance to go to Port St. Lucie, Florida and play PGA Golf Club from November 9-12, 2017 while representing the Michigan PGA.
After the morning rounds were finished, Travis Dodson, PGA from Meadowbrook Country Club held a two-stroke lead over Christopher Mory of Hawk Hollow after firing an opening 68. Dodson started the round with an opening 35. Teeing off hole 10, Dodson made three birdies and two bogeys to turn at one under. He then finished strong and posted a bogey-free 33 on the way in with birdies on holes 1, 5 and 9. Christopher Mory went out with two birdies, holes 6 and 9, and one bogey to turn at one under par. Mory was three-under on the round heading into the difficult 17th. He dropped two strokes on the island green, but made a birdie on the eighteenth to get the round back to two-under. Josh Fryer, PGA of Franklin Hills Country Club, Scott Schulte, PGA of Western Golf and Country Club and Joshua Proben, PGA of Western Golf and Country Club all fired opening round 71’s to stay in striking distance of the lead.
When the final round was over, it was Christopher Mory from Hawk Hollow sitting on top. Mory finished with an impressive 68 with birdies on holes 3, 4, 9, 10 and 14. Mory dropped a lone stroke with a bogey on the par four 13th. Mory finished with a tournament total of 70 – 68 – 138 to win by six shots. Coming in a tie for second place was Travis Dodson, PGA of Meadowbrook Country Club and Joshua Proben, PGA of Western Golf and Country Club. Dodson posted 68 – 76 – 144 and Proben posted 71 – 73 – 144 to share second place. Please pass on congratulations to Christopher Mory, Travis Dodson and Joshua Proben as these three will be representing the Michigan PGA at the 2017 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Championship.
Please thank our sponsors, the PGA Tour, National Car Rental and Cleveland-Srixon Golf for their continued support of the Michigan PGA. Without them these events would not be possible.

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