Team from Boyne Mountain wins the 2016 Michigan PGA Reunion Resort Pro Am presented by Sun Mountain

Orlando, Florida – The venue change from Hammock Beach Resort last year to the Reunion Resort this year did not effect the team from Boyne Mountain as they were able to successfully defend their Michigan PGA Pro Am presented by Sun Mountain title. Professional Casey Powers and his amateurs Bob Westover, Jim Costello and Malcom Fordyce finished with a  three round total of 32016 Champions website pic86 ( -46 under par) ,good for an 8 shot victory. 

25 teams of one Michigan PGA Professional and three amateurs competed this year in this 2 nest best ball format at the Reunion Resort in Orlando Florida. The teams played all three golf courses at the resort which included the Palmer, Nicklaus and Watson. The event kicked off with an opening cocktail party at the Seven Eagles Pool Pavilion  on Friday night  and the first round on the Palmer course on Saturday.

The team from Boyne got off to a fast start with the low round of the day on the Palmer course with a 129 the first day and the low round of the day the second day with a 125 on  the Nicklaus Course. This gave them an 11 shot lead heading into the final round where they were able to shoot a 134 on the Watson course, which was good enough for the 8 shot victory.

After a slow start the first round the team from The Wyndgate with professional Kevin Muir and his amateur partners Larry Ross, Kevin Milliken and Tom Dabney closed with rounds of 129 on both The Nicklaus and the Watson course the final two days to give them a second place finish overall.

With steady play all three days including an opening round of 128 the team from Edgewood Country Club with professional  Brian Bach and his amateur partners Bruce Bach, Brett Roberts and Kevin Tyrrell finished third overall with a 397 total.

The move to Reunion Resort this year provided a nice change and they proved to be an excellent host for this pro am. We would like to thank all of their staff for their efforts  making this such a nice event. We would also like to thank our presenting sponsor,  Sun Mountain for providing all of the professionals and amateurs tee gifts that they received at the opening party.

For final results click HERE

 

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